Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Compact System Camera with 14-42mm Lens
- 12.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
- 3.0” LCD Touch Screen
- 28-84mm 35mm equiv. Focal Range
- Touch Focus Touch Shutter
- Built-In Pop-Up Flash
- Over 20 Interchangeable Lenses Available
- MEGA O.I.S Optical Image Stabilisation
- Includes Panasonic Lumix GF3 Body + Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH MEGA O.I.S Lens
This kit includes This kit includes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Body + Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. Lens.
Movie Feature – captures HD movies* up to 1920x1080 in AVCHD format or at 1280x720 resolution in PC-friendly MotionJPEG format.
* Class 4 or higher SDHC/SDXC memory cards are recommended for recording AVCHD video (class 6 for MotionJPEG)
Micro Four Thirds Lenses – A wide range of compact and light lenses are now available for the Micro Four Thirds system that allow you to achieve a wide range of creative expression with your photography
12.1 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor – achieves superb image quality that rivals or even surpasses digital SLR cameras. Even in low-light conditions.
3D Stills – Shoot amazing 3D still photos with the optional Lumix 12.5mm 3D Lens (sold separately) that you can view later on a 3DTV.
Ease of Use - precise button placement and a simple, logical menu interface work together to make operation easy and intuitive.
iA+ (Intelligent Auto) - been put off by complex DSLR controls? The GF3 features Intelligent Auto+ that makes automatic shooting a breeze. It features simple background defocus, brightness, and colour control sliders on the touch screen so you can get DSLR-like results without having to know all the ins-and-outs.
Extended Battery Life – get up to 340 shots on a single charge
Built-in Flash – in spite of its compact size, the GF3 includes a built-in pop-up flash
Full Time Live View - lets you see what you're shooting with a field of view of approx. 100%.
Mega O.I.S Optical Image Stabilisation - compensates for hand-shake to help prevent blurring, so you get sharp, clear shots.
Light Speed AF – faster focusing achieved by the GF3’s advanced contrast detect AF system
AF Tracking with Touch Screen Operation - Once the AF subject is selected by touch control, it continues to track the subject - even if it moves - until you press the shutter. Great for sports, kids, animals etc.
Full-area focusing with Touch AF - set focus on any point in the 100% field of view! Great for setting the focus point on objects near the edges of the frame.
Pinpoint AF function – allows more precise focus setting by further enlarging the focusing area. It assists, for example, setting focus right on the pupil in an eye.
Touch AF In Video Recording - lets you enjoy professional-style rack focusing just by pointing at the subject
Defocus Control - The range of defocus can be adjusted by just moving the slider with your finger. This makes it easy to achieve the soft focus effect that is one of the features of an interchangeable lens system camera.
High Speed Continuous Shooting – shoot at up to 3.8fps (frames per second) at full resolution – great for capturing action shots.
3.0-inch High Resolution Touch Screen LCD – beautiful high res LCD with a wide-viewing angle that lets you frame your shot in a variety of ways for both shooting and viewing.
Touch Control Shooting and Playback - You can operate the auto focus and shutter release at the same time with just a touch of the screen, for a completely new way to shoot. Just touch and scroll to flip through images in playback mode.
Face Detection AF/AE with Face Recognition - detects and recognises pre-registered faces and automatically optimizes the focus and exposure settings.
Intelligent ISO Control - detects subject movement and automatically adjusts the ISO setting and shutter speed to best suit the movement and light conditions – helps prevent blurring.
Intelligent D-range Control – optimizes the exposure for each part of an image, preventing blocked shadows and blown highlights and helping ensure that gradation and details are reproduced nicely.
Intelligent Scene Selector – automatically detects and selects the correct scene mode for the shooting conditions.
Dust Reduction System – helps eliminate dust collecting on the sensor that shows up as spots on your images, typical of interchangeable lens cameras.
Creative Control and Photo Style Filters – choose from a range of artistic colour filters for video – Expressive, Retro, High Key, Sepia, High Dynamic and Miniature Effect. Photo Style filters also work in video mode.
In-camera Video Editing – do basic edits in-camera - saves having to edit your movies on a computer.
Photo Style - you can manually choose from 6 colour types and 3 monochrome types － even when shooting movies － to get even more creative images
RAW file format – file format that allows greater adjustment of various camera settings on your computer after you have captured your images, without losing image quality, such as adjustment of colour balance, exposure, etc.
High Quality Sound - A microphone, featuring Dolby® Digital Creator, on the upper body records dynamic, true-to-life audio that brings out the power of your HD videos.
Mic Level Adjustment – allows you to adjust the sound recording level manually
Wind Cut Function - blocks out most of the noise from background wind.HDMI Output/Viera Link - Just connect the DMC-GF3 to an HDTV and you're ready to view your movies and photos in beautiful high-definition. (requires optional mini HDMI cable)
|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|
|Type||Live MOS Sensor|
|Total Pixels||13.06 Megapixels|
|Camera Effective Pixels||12.10 Megapixels|
|Colour Filter||Primary color filter|
|Dust Reduction System||Supersonic wave filter|
|Recording file format||Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW,|
MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard)
|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) 4000x3000(L) / 2816x2112(M) / 2048x1536(S) / 1600x1200(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)|
(3:2) 4000x2672(L) / 2816x1880(M) / 2048x1360(S) / 1600x1064(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)
(16:9) 4000x2248(L) / 2816x1584(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1600x904(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)
(1:1) 2992 x 2992 (L) / 2112 x 2112 (M) / 1504 x 1504 (S) / 1440x1440(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)
|File Size Pixels (Motion Picture): Motion JPEG*1||[4:3] QVGA : 320 x 240, 30fps / VGA : 640 x 480, 30fps|
[HD] 1280 x 720, 30fps
|File Size Pixels (Motion Picture): AVCHD*2 - PAL||[Full HD] 1920×1080, 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. 160 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 170 min with H-H014|
|Actual recordable time (Motion images)||AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 130 min with H-FS014042 / Approx. 150 min with H-H014|
|Type||Contrast AF system|
|Focus mode||AFS/ AFC/ MF|
|AF mode||Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-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 lock|
|Others||Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist|
|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|
|Exposure compensation||1/3EV Step ±3EV|
|AE lock||Set the Fn button in custom menu to AE lock|
|AE bracket||3,5 frame, in 1/3 or 2/3 EV Step, ±4/3 EV|
|White balance||Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting / Portrait / Beauty skin / Sport / Flower / Collection / Baby / Pet / defocus control|
|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|
|Shutter speed||Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60 |
Motion image: 1/16000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC), 1/16000 ~ 1/25 (PAL)
|Self timer||10sec, 3 images/ 2sec / 10sec|
|Still Image SCN mode||Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Peripheral Defocus / Flower / Food / Objects / Night Portrait / Night Scenery / Illiminatioms / Baby 1, 2 / Pet / Party / Sunset|
|Movie SCN mode||Portrait / Soft Skin / Scenery / Architecture / Sports / Flower / Food / Objects / Low-light / Party / Sunset|
(Activated by selecting Still Image SCN mode then pressing Movie Button. Still Image SCN modes without corresponding Movie SCN mode is recorded in mode suitable for the recording situation.)
|Burst speed||H: 3.8 frames/sec, M: 2.8 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)
|Type||TTL Built-in-Flash, GN6.3 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 synchronization||1st. Curtain Sync|
|Field of view||N/A|
|Type||TFT LCD with Touch panel|
|Monitor size||3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle|
|Field of view||Approx. 100%|
|Monitor adjustment||Brightness (7 levels), Contrast and Saturation (7 levels), Red tint (7 levels), Blue tint (7 levels)|
|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: 3.1x (SH/H in AVCHD and HD/WVGA in Motion JPEG), 4.2x (VGA/QVGA in Motion JPEG)
|Other functions||Guide Lines (3 patterns)|
|Creative control||(Still image & Motion image) Expressive / Retro / High key / Sepia / High Dyamic / Miniature|
|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 Recognition Edit|
|Protection||Single / Multi, Single in Burst Group / Multi in Burst Group, Cancel|
|Erase||Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite|
|Direct print||PictBridge compatible(Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable )|
|USB||USB 2.0 High Speed|
Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p (576p in PAL system)
Audio: Linear PCM
|Audio video output||Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL|
|Microphone||Monaural, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High|
Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4
|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, Vietnamese|
|Battery||Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 940mAh) Included and Battery Charger|
|Battery life (CIPA standard)||Approx 320 images with H-FS014042|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||107.7 x 67.1 x 32.5 mm / 4.24 x 2.64 x 1.28 inch (excluding protrusions)|
|Weight||Approx. 264g / 9.31 oz (SD card, Battery, Body)|
Approx. 222g / 7.83 oz (Body only)
Approx. 319g / 11.25 oz (SD card, Battery, H-H014 lens included)
Approx. 429g / 15.13 oz (SD card, Battery, H-FS014042 lens included)
|Operating temperature||0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)|
|Operating humidity||10% to 80％|
|Software||PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.2 HD Edition|
SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE
Super LoiloScope (trial version)
|Standard accessories||Battery Charger, Body Cap(DMC-GF3K and DMC-GF3 only),|
AV Cable, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, Stylus pen, CD-ROM
* Body cap not included for DMC-GF3C kit and DMC-GF3W kit
** Lens rear cap of H-H014 lens not included for DMC-GF3C kit and DMC-GF3W Kit
|*1 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class6" or higher|
|*2 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class4" or higher|
Specifications of the Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. Lens
|Lens Construction||12 elements in 9 groups (1 aspherical lens)|
|Mount||Micro Four Thirds mount|
|Optical Image Stabilizer||Yes|
|Focal Length||f=14mm to 42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28mm to 84mm)|
|Aperture Type||7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm|
|Aperture Range||F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(Tele)|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.30m / 1ft at all focal lengths|
|Maximum Magnification||Approx. 0.16x / 0.32x (35mm camera equivalent)|
|Diagonal Angle of View||75°(W) - 29°(T)|
|Filter Size||f52mm / 2.05inch|
|Max.Diameter||f60.6mm / 2.39inch|
|Overall Length||Approx. 63.6mm / 2.50 inch (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)|
|Weight||Approx. 165g / 5.82oz|
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. Lens.
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Front Lens Cap
USB Connection Cable
Software Suite CD-ROM
This product comes with a
12 month Australian warranty
from Panasonic Australia
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