Lagging only in jpeg quality behind the OMD (true), not having IBIS (true, but some lenses are stabilized), being too big for a M43 format (not really true). How about video quality? A class leading video, a wish of many that become true in this GH3 model (nothing to compare in OMD). How about the Wi-Fi? OMD does not have it, nor have others at this level (agreed, there are still to be improved, but when it works it gives gh3 a super advantage to this model). How about design? Well done Panasonic. Many may not agree, but most will. Summary: this review underscores the GH3 as a hybrid cam. IMO, it is much better than the OMD; but, only time will show where people put their money, thus preferring this or the other model.
My choice is GH3!
DP is not ready for evaluation of hybrid cams, the current evaluation system prefer only cams that takes pictures, and the video part is like unloved child.
Jake64: One yellow, please!
It is funny how many people complain about size of GH3. Well, we'd got most features what we were asking here in many forums, except few. IMHO, this cam is a really gem among others cams, in the M43 format and as well as all dslr's. Size is perfect for what is was created: and ultimate video machine! Ups, pictures, ya it takes a pictues too, really good ones, but not the best ones (do not know why not). And then that high price for some people who will never buy it at any price, thus they complain about anything, say gh3 is too big, too expensive, its......whatever it is it is no good.
As for me who is 2/3 in video and 1/3 in photo is a really gem as mentioned above. My only hope is that all functions of this cam will finally work without problems (all products go the same path).
Waiting for final review from this site and others as well and saving money to get one soon.
Thanks all for this fine forum, where everybody is welcome and can learn alot.
Thanks again the M43 forum!