Panasonic Lumix DMVC-GH3

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Panasonic Lumix DMVC-GH3
Type Compact System Camera
Sensor Sony Four Thirds format CMOS
Maximum resolution 4,608 x 3,456 (15.9 million)
Lens Interchangeable (Micro Four Thirds)
Focus Contrast detect
Flash Integrated pop-up flash GN17.0 (ISO200 · m) TTL metering, plus dedicted hot shoe, Olympus wireless RC supported
Shutter Focal-plane shutter, all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter speed range 1/4,000 to 60 s, bulb up to 60 minutes
Exposure metering TTL, evaluative, center-weighted, spot
Exposure modes Program, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, manual
Metering modes 144 zone multi patterned, Center-weighted average, Spot
Focus areas 144 auto-focus points, selectable
Focus modes Single, continuous, manual
Continuous shooting SH: 20 frames/sec (4M), H: 6 frames/sec, M: 4 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Viewfinder Electronic Organic LED (OLED) 100% field of view,1,744K dots equivalent
ISO range ISO 200-128700, extended mode 125-25600
Rear LCD monitor 3.0 inch OLED, 614K dots, capacitive touch
Storage SD, SDHC, SDXC
Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1,860mAh)
Dimensions 132.9 x 93.4 x 82.0mm
Weight 470g without battery or storage card
Optional battery packs BGGH3 battery grip
Made in Japan
Video/movie recording Up to 1920x1080 Full HD, 24, 25, 30, 50, 60 frames/sec, MOV, MP4 and AVCHD


Following the DMC-GH1 and DMC-GH2, the DMVC-GH3 - launched at the end of 2012 - is Panasonic's third generation of video-enhanced Lumix Micro Four Thirds digital stills system camera. It is notable for being the first Panasonic Lumix camera to employ rugged and lightweight magnesium alloy body construction complemented by dust and moisture sealing. The GH3 is also the first Panasonic Lumix camera to offer an optional extended battery/portrait shooting grip. Although not publicly acknowledged by Panasonic, the GH3 marks a departure for the company in recent years with a return to the use of a Sony sensor instead of a Panasonic-designed part although this continues to be branded 'LiveMOS'. And unlike its predecessors, the GH3's sensor does not implement a Multi Aspect Ratio design.

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