The smallest and the lightest digital interchangeable lens camera with viewfinder have officially been unleashed! And guess what? It’s called the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 is a portable camera that features a new 16 mega pixel sensor. Aside from this, it is also capable of recording HD (high-definition) videos that can go as high as 1920 x 1080 and in full resolution.
But that’s not all. Its 3-inch high-resolution LCD is also equipped with touch control. It also has a built-in flash and a hotshoe for optional LUMIX flashes along with its wide range of playback modes.
Other specs and features of the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 are as follows:
- Supersonic wave filter
- rapid burst shooting control
- Creative Control mode
- Dust Reduction System
- 2x Digital Zoom / 4x Digital Zoom (live view)
- AF contrast system with AF Assist Lamp
- Max. 9db at 6400 ISO
- 144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
- Focal-plane shutter
- Self-timer (up to 10 sec)
- Live View Finder
- Speaker/ Microphone
- Mini HDMI
Aside from this, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 is also equipped with an MFT (Micro Four Thirds) System mount which eventually allows the camera to have a highly-versatile 3D lens. This lens has been claimed to be capable of capturing both 2D and 3D images.
As for its availability, the new Lumix DMC-G3 will officially be made available this June of 2011. Its price along with the 14-42mm Zoom Lens Kit will cost around $699.99 and will be sold in brown, black, white and red.