Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
Top 33%1,010 points
Top 33%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
16.68
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm: 64 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.68MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
290
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
667ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
172
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
26% have it
151
0

6. weight

382g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
56
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
126
0

9. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
270shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
48% have it
84
0

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
81
0

14. pixel density

326ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

15. width

115.2mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.6Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

17. height

83.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

19. volume

449.7cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

20. thickness

46.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

21. battery power

1010mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

22. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

23. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
46% have it
67
0

24. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
15% have it
62
0

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

26. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
22% have it
58
0

27. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
73% have it
56
0

28. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
26% have it
54
0

29. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
43% have it
54
0

30. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
52% have it
52
0

31. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
18% have it
52
0

32. Has an electronic viewfinder

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
16% have it
51
0

33. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm
88% have it
51
0

34. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
140s
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s
49
0

35. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

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