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Panasonic-lumix-gh3.33670603
9.1 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
TYPE
Type
Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)
Image sensor size
17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels
17.20 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels
16.05 Megapixels
Color filter
Primary color filter
Dust reduction system
Supersonic wave filter
RECORDING SYSTEM
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image quality
RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, / MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Still Image
[4:3] 4608x3456(L) / 3264x2448(M) / 2336x1752(S) / 1824x1368 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [3:2] 4608x3072(L) / 3264x2176(M) / 2336x1560(S) / 1824x1216 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [16:9] 4608x2592(L) / 3264x1840(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [1:1] 3456x3456(L) / 2448x2448(M) / 1744x1744(S) / 1712x1712 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Flicker reduction (Motion images)
[1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF
Time Code (Motion images) (except MP4)
ON/OFF, Count Up : Rec Run/Free Run selectable, Time Code Mode : Drop frame/Non-drop frame selectable(NTSC only)
WiFi
IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
Recording file format
Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD Ver2.0 compliant (AVCHD Progressive), MPEG4-AVC(H.264). (MOV, MP4)
Continuous recordable time (Motion images)
AVCHD with picture quality set to Approx. 240 min with H-HS12035 / Approx. 220 min with H-VS014140
Actual recordable time (Motion images)
AVCHD with picture quality set to Approx. 120 min with H-HS12035 / Approx. 110 min with H-VS014140
Motion Image (MOV*1 : NTSC area)
[Full HD]1920×1080, 30p (sensor output is 30p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 24p (sensor output is 24p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [HD]1280x720, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 50Mbps(IPB)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 30p (sensor output is 30p, 50Mbps(IPB)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 24p (sensor output is 24p, 50Mbps(IPB))
Motion Image (MP4*2 : NTSC area)
[Full HD]1920×1080, 60fps (sensor output is 60p, 28Mbps)*4 / [Full HD]1920×1080, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 20Mbps) / [HD]1280x720, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 10Mbps) / [VGA] 640x480, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 4Mbps)
Motion Image (AVCHD Progressive*2:NTSC area)
[Full HD]1920×1080, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 28Mbps)
Motion Image (AVCHD*2 : NTSC area)
[Full HD] 1920×1080, 24p (sensor output is 24p, 24Mbps) / [Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 30p, 24Mbps) / [Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 60p, 17Mbps)
VIEWFINDER
Field of view
Approx. 100%
Magnification
Approx. 1.34x / 0.67x (35mm camera equivalent)
Eye point
Approx. 21 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment
-4.0~+4.0(dpt)
Auto eye sensor
Yes
Type
OLED Live View Finder (1,744K dots)
FOCUS
Type
Contrast AF system
Focus mode
AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode
Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint / (Full area touch is available)
AF assist lamp
Yes (ON / OFF)
AF lock
Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
Others
Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch Pad AF, Touch AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist, Shutter AF, / Half Press Release
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Light metering system
144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode
Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range
EV0-18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode
Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
AE lock
AF/AE LOCK button
AE bracket
3,5,7 frame in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, single/burst
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto / Intelligent ISO / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Changeable to 1/3, 1EV step) / (Extended ISO125-less under 200, ISO more over 12800-25600 Available) (Up to ISO3200 in Auto)
Exposure compensation
1/3 EV Step ±5EV (±3EV for motion image)
WHITE BALANCE
White balance adjustment
Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias
Color temperature setting
2500-10000K in 100K
White balance bracket
3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
White balance
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color temperature setting
SHUTTER
Type
Focal-plane shutter
Self timer
10sec, 3 images after 10sec, 2sec
Shutter speed
Still Images: 1/4000-60 and Bulb (Approx. 60 minutes), Motion image: 1/16,000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC)
Remote control
Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
SCENE GUIDE
Still image
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Glistening Water / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / Clear Night Portrait / Soft Image of a Flower / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
Motion Picture
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Clear Night Portrait / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
BURST SHOOTING
Burst speed
SH: 20 frames/sec, H: 6 frames/sec, M: 4 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images
18 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed) / Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files) / (depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
FLASH
Built in flash Type
TTL Built-in-Flash, GN12 equivalent (ISO100 ・m)/GN17 equivalent (ISO200 ・m) Built-in Pop-up(Reference)
Flash Mode
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction (when iA, iA+), Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
Synchronization speed
Less than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment
1/3EV Step ±3EV
Flash synchronization
1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation
Yes (ON/OFF)
Flash sync socket
Yes
MONITOR
Type
OLED Monitor with static touch control
Monitor size
Free-angle 3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide viewing angle
Pixels
614K dots
Filed of view
Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment
Brightness (7 levels), Color (7 levels), Red-Green(11 levels), Blue-Yellow(11 levels)
LIVE VIEW
Digital zoom
2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion
Still image: Max.2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.) / Motion image: 2.4x, 3.6x, 4.8x (Magnification ratio depends on the recording quality and aspect ratio.)
Other functions
Guide Lines (3 patterns) / Real-time Histogram
LEVEL GAUGE
Level Gauge
Yes
PHOTO STYLE
Still image and Video
Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom
CREATIVE CONTROL
Still image
Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Star Filter / One Point Color
Motion Picture
Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / One Point Color
PLAYBACK
Playback mode
Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max.16x), Slide Show (All / Picture Only / Video Only / 3D / Category Selection / Favorite, duration & effect is selectable), / Playback Mode (Normal Play / Picture Only / Video Play / 3D Play / Category Play / Favorite Play), Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Favorite, Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE
Protection
Single / Multi or Cancel
Erase
Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
PRINT
Direct Print
PictBridge compatible
INTERFACE
USB
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI
miniHDMI TypeC / Video: Auto / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p / Audio: Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
Audio video output
Monaural Type, NTSC / *Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
Remote input
φ2.5mm for Remote
External microphone input
φ3.5mm for External microphone
Headphone output
φ3.5mm for Headphone
Microphone
Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High / AUTO
Speaker
Monaural
LANGUAGE
OSD language
English, Spanish(English)
GENERAL
Battery 1
Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh) (Included)
Battery life (CIPA standard)
Approx. 540 images with H-HS12035 / Approx. 500 images with H-VS014140
Dimensions/ Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
132.9 x 93.4 x 82.0mm / 5.23 x 3.68 x 3.23 in (excluding protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 550g/ 19.40 oz (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 470g / 16.58 oz (Body only)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Operating temperature
0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity
10% to 80%
STANDARD ACCESSORIES
Standard accessories
Body, / Body Cap, / Battery Charger (AC Cable included), / Battery Pack, / USB Connection Cable, / Shoulder Strap, / CD-ROM
Software  2
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.5 PE / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE / LoiloScope (trial version)
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
External Flash (optional)
DMW-FL360L (optional), Wireless Channel: 1ch/2ch/3ch/4ch
External Microphone (optional)
DMW-MS2 (optional), Gun/Stereo selectable
Battery Grip (optional)
DMW-BGGH3 (optional)
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE
Exposure Mode
Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
Slow and fast motion
40% / 48% / 80% (Records 0.4 times, 0.48 times, 0.8 times slower) / 160% / 200% / 300% (Records 1.6 times, 2.0 times, 3.0 times faster) / (1920x1080, 24p, 24Mbps in MOV, MP4, AVCHD)
Further Specifications
NOTE
*1 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class10" / *2 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class4" or higher / *4 Firmware must be updated to the latest version 1.1.
Release Date
First seen
1 April 2003