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Product Specifications

DMC-G3 Specifications
K-Black, R-Red, T-Brown, W-White
* Availability of color varies depending on the sales area.
TYPE Type Digital interchangeable lens system camera
Recording media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds mount
Total pixels 16.68 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels 16.0 Megapixels
Color filter Primary color filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter
RECORDING SYSTEM Recording file format Still Image: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, DPOF compatible
MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard)
Motion Image: AVCHD / QuickTime Motion JPEG
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
File size (Pixels) Still image [4:3] 4592 x 3448 (L) [16M] / 3232 x 2424 (M) [8M] / 2272 x 1704 (S) [4M] / 1824 x 1368 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[3:2] 4576 x 3056 (L) [14M] / 3232 x 2160 (M) [7M] / 2272 x 1520 (S) [3.5M] / 1824 x 1216 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[16:9] 4576 x 2576 (L) [11.5M] / 3232 x 1824 (M) [6M] / 1920 x 1080 (S) [2M] / 1824 x 1024 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
[1:1] 3424 x 3424 (L) [11.5M] / 2416 x 2416 (M) [6M] / 1712 x 1712 (S) [3M] / 1712 x 1712 (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Motion image Motion JPEG [4:3] QVGA: 320 x 240, 30fps / VGA: 640 x 480, 30fps
[16:9] HD: 1280 x 720, 30fps
AVCHD NTSC [Full HD] 1920 x 1080, 60i (sensor output is 30p) (FSH:17Mbps)
[HD] 1280 x 720, 60p (sensor output is 30p) (SH:17Mbps)
PAL [Full HD] 1920 x 1080, 50i (sensor output is 25p) (FSH:17Mbps)
[HD] 1280 x 720, 50p (sensor output is 25p) (SH:17Mbps)
Continuous recordable time (Motion images)* AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 110 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 100 min with H-FS045200
Motion JPEG with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 120 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 110 min with H-FS045200
Actual recordable time (Motion images)* AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 55 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 50 min with H-FS045200
Motion JPEG with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 60 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 55 min with H-FS045200
VIEWFINDER Type Live View Finder (1,440,000 dots equivalent)
Field of view Approx. 100 %
Magnification Approx. 1.4x / 0.7x (35 mm camera equivalent) with 50 mm lens at infinity;
-1.0 m-1
Eye point Approx. 17.5 mm from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment -4.0 ~ +4.0 (dpt)
FOCUS Type Contrast AF system
Focus mode AFS / AFC / MF
AF mode Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint
Touch (1-area-focusing in Face detection / AF Tracking / Multi-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing ) / Pinpoint
AF detective range EV 0 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
AF assist lamp YES
AF lock Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock
Others Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist
EXPOSURE CONTROL Light metering system 144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range EV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) Auto / Intelligent ISO / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV Step +/-5 EV
AE lock Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock
AE bracket 3,5,7 frame, in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, +/-3 EV
WHITE BALANCE White balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting (Touch operation is possible)
White balance adjustment Blue / amber bias, Magenta / green bias
Color temperature setting 2500 - 10000 K in 100 K
White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue / amber axis or in magenta / green axis
SHUTTER Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60 and Bulb (up to approx. 2 minutes)
Motion Image: 1/16000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC), 1/16000 ~ 1/25 (PAL)
Self timer 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
Remote control Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
SCENE MODE Still Image SCN mode Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Peripheral Defocus / Flower / Food / Objects / Night Portrait / Night Scenery / Illuminations / Baby 1, 2 / Pet / Party / Sunset
Video SCN mode Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Flower / Food / Objects / Low-light / Party / Sunset
(Activated by selecting Still Image SCN mode then pressing Video Button. Still Image SCN modes without corresponding Video SCN mode is recorded in mode suitable for the recording situation.)
CREATIVE CONTROL Creative control (Still image & Motion image) Expressive / Retro / High Key / Sepia / High Dynamic
BURST SHOOTING Burst speed SH: 20 frames/sec (4M), H: 4 frames/sec, M: 3 frames/sec (with Live View),
L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images 7 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)
BUILT-IN-FLASH Type TTL Built-in-Flash, GN10.5 equivalent (ISO 160 · m), Built-in Pop-up
Flash mode Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On / Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Synchronization speed Less than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment 1/3 EV Step +/-2 EV
Flash synchronization 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Hot shoe TTL Auto with FL220 / FL360 / FL500 (Optional)
LCD MONITOR Type TFT LCD with Touch panel
Monitor size Free-angle 3.0 inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide viewing angle
Pixels 460K dots
Field of view Approx. 100 %
Monitor adjustment Brightness (7 levels), Contrast and Saturation (7 levels), Red tint (7 levels), Blue tint (7 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: Max. 4.8x (Magnification ratio depends on the recording quality and aspect ratio.)
Other functions Guide Lines (3 patterns)
Real-time Histogram
FILM MODE Color Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom
PLAYBACK Playback mode Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (16x Max.), Slideshow (duration & effect is selectable), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture / AVCHD / Motion JPEG / 3D Play / Category / Favorite), Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Aspect Conversion, Rotate, Rotate Display, Favorite, Print Set, Protect, Face Rec Edit
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE Protection Single / Multi, Single in Burst Group / Multi in Burst Group, Cancel
Erase Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
PRINT Direct print PictBridge compatible (Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable)
HDMI miniHDMI TypeC / VIERA Link
Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p (576p in PAL system)
Audio: Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
Audio video output Monaural Type, NTSC / PAL, NTSC only for North America
*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 φ2.5 mm. mini jack
Microphone Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High, Mic level adjustable (4 levels)
Speaker Monaural
LANGUAGE OSD language English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, Thai, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Greek
*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the OSD languages on the products that are available in your market.
POWER Battery ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2 V, 1010 mAh) (Included)Battery Charger
Battery life (CIPA standard)** Approx. 270 images (When using the LCD / LVF) with H-FS014042
Approx. 250 images (When using the LCD / LVF) with H-FS045200
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT Dimensions (W x H x D) 115.2 x 83.6 x 46.7 mm / 4.54 x 3.29 x 1.84 in (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 544 g / 19.20 oz (SD card, Battery, 14-42 mm lens included)
Approx. 761 g / 26.88 oz (SD card, Battery, 45-200 mm lens included)
Approx. 336 g / 11.84 oz (Body only)
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity 10 % to 80 %
SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiLoScope (trial version), USB Driver
Standard accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, Body Cap, AV Cable, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, Stylus pen, CD-ROM

* These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and a humidity of 50%. ·The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. ·Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON]/[OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc. The length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SDHC/SD Memory Card. (Up to the equivalent of 2 GB per motion-picture recording.)

** Shooting conditions: 23 °C with 50% humidity; LCD on; Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (512 MB); Using the supplied battery; Using the supplied lens; Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on (When the optical image stabilizer is set to [Mode1]); Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording; Turning the camera off every 10 recordings; The number of recordable images decreases in Auto Power LCD mode or Power LCD mode. CIPA is an abbreviation of "Camera & Imaging Products Association".

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