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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 specifications

Price (with 14-42 mm kit lens) • US: $ 699
• UK: £ 628.99
Body material* Plastic/Aluminium
Sensor* • 4/3 type MOS ('Live MOS sensor')
• 17.3 x 13.0 mm
• 16.6 million total pixels
• 15.8 million effective pixels
• RGB (Primary) color filter array
• Supersonic wave filter
Image sizes* • 4592 x 3448 (4:3)
• 3232 x 2424 (4:3)
• 2272 x 1704 (4:3)
• 1824 x 1368 (4:3 - With 3D lens)
• 4576 x 3056 (3:2)
• 3232 x 2160 (3:2)
• 2272 x 1520 (3:2)
• 1824 x 1216 (3:2 - With 3D lens)
• 4576 x 2576 (16:9)
• 3232 x 1824 (16:9)
• 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
• 1824 x 1024 (16:9 - With 3D lens)
• 3424 x 3424 (1:1)
• 2416 x 2416 (1:1)
• 1712 x 1712 (1:1)
• 1712 x 1712 (1:1 - With 3D lens)
Image sizes (Motion) NTSC TV Regions:
• AVCHD:*
1920 x 1080, 60i (from 30fps sensor output) FSH - 17 Mbps*
1280 x 720, 60p (from 30fps sensor output) SH - 17 Mbps
• Motion JPEG:
1280 x 720 (30fps)
640 x 480 (30fps)
320 x 240 (30fps)
PAL TV Regions:
• AVCHD:*
1920 x 1080, 50i (from 25 fps sensor output) FSH - 17 Mbps*
1280 x 720, 50p (from 25 fps sensor output) SH - 17 Mbps
• Motion JPEG:
1280 x 720 (30fps)
640 x 480 (30fps)
320 x 240 (30fps)
Aspect ratios 4:3
3:2
16:9
1:1
File formats • RAW
• RAW + JPEG Fine
• RAW + JPEG Standard
• JPEG Fine
• JPEG Standard
• MPO + Fine (when used with 3D lens)
• MPO + Standard (when used with 3D lens)
File formats (Movie) • AVCHD*
• QuickTime Motion JPEG
Focus modes • AFS
• AFC
• Manual
AF modes • Face Detection
• AF Tracking
• 23-Area-Focusing
• 1 Area Focusing
• Pinpoint AF*
• Touch AF
• MF Assist (4x picture-in-picture*, 5x, 10x)
AF assist lamp Yes, dedicated lamp
Image stabilization Lens-based on specific lenses
Extended optical zoom Yes
Digital zoom • Up to 4x
Exposure modes • Program AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Manual
• iAuto (Switchable to iA+)
Scene modes • Portrait
• Soft Skin
• Scenery
• Architecture 
• Sports
• Peripheral Defocus
• Flower
• Food
• Objects
• Night Portrait
• Night Scenery
• Illuminations
• Baby 1
• Baby 2
• Pet
• Party
• Sunset
Scene modes (movie) • Portrait
• Soft Skin
• Scenery
• Architecture 
• Sports
• Flower
• Food
• Objects
• Low-light
• Party
• Sunset
If movie shooting is initiated from a scene mode without a movie shooting equivalent, the camera will select an appropriate mode based on shooting conditions.
Sensitivity • Auto
• Intelligent ISO
• ISO 160*
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200
• ISO 6400
ISO steps 1/3 or 1.0 EV
Metering range 0 to 18 EV
Metering modes • Multiple-Weighted
• Center-Weighted
• Spot
AE Lock • With Fn1 button set to AEL/AFL
• With shutter release half-press
AE Bracketing • 3, 5, 7 frames
• in 1/3 or 2/3
Exposure compensation • -5.0 to +5.0 EV*
• 1/3 EV steps
Shutter speed • 60 -1/4000 sec
• Bulb (up to approx 2 mins*)
• Flash X-sync 1/160 sec
Shutter speed (Movie) • 1/6000 -1/30 sec • 1/6000 -1/25 sec
White balance • Auto
• Daylight
• Cloudy
• Shade
• Incandescent
• Flash
• Custom 1
• Custom 2
• Kelvin temp (2500 - 10,000 K, 100K steps)
WB fine tuning Yes (blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias)
WB Bracketing • 3 shots
•+/-1 to +/-3 in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Image parameters • Photo Style (Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, Custom)
Each with the following options and the ability to save a variant as 'Custom'
• Contrast (5 levels)
• Sharpness (5 levels)
• Saturation (5 levels)
• Noise reduction (5 levels)
Drive modes* • Single
• Continuous SH (20 fps at 4MP)
• Continuous H (4 fps)
• Continuous M (3 fps with Live view)
• Continuous L (2 fps with Live view)
Continuous buffer • 7 RAW images
• Unlimited JPEG images with a fast card
Self-timer • 2 sec
• 10 sec
• 10 sec, 3 images
Flash • Manual pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 10.5 (ISO 160, m)
• Auto, Auto/Red-eye, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye, Forced off
• 1st/2nd curtain sync
• Flash power: Up to +/- 2EV in 1/3 EV steps
Flash X-sync speed 1/160 sec
External flash • Hot shoe
• TTL Auto with FL220/FL360/FL500 (Optional)
Viewfinder* • Electronic Viewfinder
• Color LCD Viewfinder
• Field of view 100%
• Eye point 17.5 mm at -1 dioptre
• Magnification 1.4x (equivalent to 0.7x on a 35mm camera / 50mm lens)
• Dioptre adjustment -4 to +4 dioptre
• 1,440,000 dot equivalent
• Field Sequential (RGB)
DOF preview Yes
Orientation sensor Available on lenses with image stabilization
LCD monitor • 3.0" TFT LCD monitor (3:2 aspect ratio)
• Multi-angle swing and tilt (180°swing, 180° swivel)
• Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
• 460,000 dots
• Approx 100% frame coverage
• Auto Power LCD (optional) adjusts brightness in bright light
• Brightness (7 levels), Color (7 levels)
Playback functions • Single
• Magnify (2 - 16x)
• Thumbnail display (30,12)
• Slide show
• Title Edit
• Text Stamp
• Video Divide
• Resize
• Cropping
• Aspect Conversion
• Rotate
• Rotate Display
• Favorite
• Print Set
• Protect
• Face recognition Edit
Microphone • Internal, Stereo. With Wind-cut (3 levels) and rec level (4 levels)
Speaker • Monoaural
Connectivity • USB 2.0 (High Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• Wired remote control DMW-RSL1 (optional)
• HDMI
Print compliance • PictBridge
• DPOF
Storage SD / SDHC / SDXC
Power • 1010 mAh 7.2v Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
• Supplied charger / AC adapter
Dimensions 115 mm x 84 mm x 47 mm (4.54 x 3.29 x 1.84 in)*
Weight (camera body) Approx. 336 g (11.8 oz)*
Weight (inc 14-42mm lens, card and battery) Approx. 544 g (19.2 oz)*

* Changed compared to the G2
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