Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
The GF3 is a camera that combines high image quality and access to advanced shooting options with a small form factor and simplified control layout. Enthusiasts may be disappointed with the relative paucity of direct controls, but the GF3 is a very easy-to-use camera that is capable of lovely images.
Users who want excellent image quality and responsive performance in a compact-style camera body
DSLR enthusiasts looking for a smaller second body with direct control points and a viewfinder option
DCRP Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Jul 26, 2011)
The Lumix DMC-GF3 is the smallest camera in Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds lineup. I can't say that I like the downsizing of the GF-series, as it compromises ergonomics, and eliminates features normally standard on interchangeable lens cameras, such as a hot shoe and mode dial. Other side effects include a weak, redeye-prone flash and a monaural microphone that seems out of place on a camera...
Panasonic Lumix GF3 review
By: Mike Lowe, What Digital Camera (Jul 19, 2011)
The Panasonic Lumix GF3 delivers true quality in an ultra-small package. Taking a different and more consumer-led path from the original and subsequent GF-series releases, the GF3's lack of a hotshoe mount and mode dials, exclusion of provisions for a viewfinder to be attached and the low power built-in flash may be a letdown to more demanding users. Yet for those seeking a small and pocketable...
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 review
Panasonic's repositioning of its GF range as 'consumer' models aimed at casual photographers looking to upgrade from a point-and-shoot has long been apparent and, in my view, they've succeeded admirably. The GF3 is a lovely camera to use and one of the few models that successfully manages to integrate touch-screen and physical controls. The decision to stick with the ageing 12 Megapixel ...