Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3KGN-R Digital Camera including 14-42mm Lens - Red
The mirror-free Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 is one of the smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens cameras with a built-in flash, with its body size comparable to that of a mobile phone and weighing just 232 grams
The Panasonic's Lumix GF3 realizes all the features desired from a traditional DSLR interchangeable lens camera, only it accomplishes them in an ultra-compact body that is lightweight and simple to master. This remarkable reduction in size and weight is thanks to advancements in new mirror-free camera technology, and large DSLR format sensors that are more compatible with a new class of compact Micro Four Thirds (MFT) System lenses.
This new class of Compact System Cameras offers a weight and compactness not seen in traditional DSLRs, yielding greater portability and creative control. The DMC-GF3's image quality comes from a large DSLR-sized 12.1-megapixel sensor and newly advanced image processing technologies. The Lumix GF3 digital camera is based on the Micro Four Thirds standard of lenses, which includes Panasonic's 3D lens, thus the LUMIX GF3 not only provides outstanding still photos, full-High Definition 1080/60i video, but is also capable of shooting 3D still photos.
- 12.1Mp Live MOS Sensor - 3.0" Touch LCD - Venus Engine FHD - Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount - 100-6400 ISO - iA & iA+ - Built-In Pop-Up Flash - 1920 x 1080/60i HD Video Recording - Optical Image Stabilization
Small & Lightweight The DMC-GF3, the world's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens system camera*, achieves further downsizing by approx. 16% in size versus the GF2. Even though pursuing the ultimate compactness, Panasonic did not compromise in the equipment of camera such as built-in flash.
* For an interchangeable lens system camera with a built-in flash as of June 13, 2011.
Light Speed AF The DMC-GF3 features the world's fastest*1level Light Speed AF of approx. 0.1 second which is achieved by reducing the detection time for focusing by doubling the drive speed from 60 frames per second to 120 frames per second.
*1 The time for focusing on the subject is measured with the DMC-GF3 attaching LUMIX G VARIO HD 14-140mm F4.0-5.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Lens
Touch Control Shooting To make the DMC-GF3 easier to use it adopts touch-control shooting. You can operate the auto focus and shutter release at the same time with just a touch, for a completely new way to shoot. Plus, in the Custom setting, you can set ON/OFF of each touch control such as touch shutter, touch AF and touch display to make the camera more comfortable to operate for you. Full HD AVCHD Video Now the DMC-GF3 can record high-resolution full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos despite its small body. The AVCHD format features almost twice the recording time in HD quality than the conventional Motion JPEG.
Full-Time Live View The LCD give you a Full-time Live View of what you're shooting with a field of view of approx. 100%. You can confirm the depth of field and shutter speed effects by pressing the Function button, if you select the Preview mode.