Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Mirrorless Cameras

Panasonic DMC-GF3X Lumix Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

690065.jpg

Panasonic announced their smallest and lightest Micro Four Thirds System digital camera, the LUMIX DMC-GF3X, which combines a DMC-GF3 with the new interchangeable power zoom lens, LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS14042).

With the LUMIX GF3X, the camera and lens combination can achieve Light Speed AF of approximately 0.1 second — making it an extremely quick and high-performing digital camera. The LUMIX GF3X with the new 14-42 PZ lens also features POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), to make it easier to shoot clear photos even in low-lit situations. The convenient zoom lever on the lens barrel gives users a stable way to zoom. Manual focusing is also available with a manual focus lever for even more precise control.

The DMC-GF3X boasts high-speed, precision Contrast AF system and quick response. The camera is also capable of 1920×1080 full-HD video in AVCHD format. Advanced AF system including practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording so that every user can enjoy high quality video recording with maximum ease. The camera also comes with 2 color modes — Creative Control and Photo Style — to make photos and videos look more impressive. The body is made of aluminum which features lightness and high-specific strength. The newly designed body profile incorporates ergonomic grip which offers comfortable hold despite its ultra compact size.

The new premium “X” lens LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. offers a versatile zoom range of 14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent: 28-84mm) suitable for a wide range of scenes from dynamic landscape to portrait. Crystallizing Panasonic’s optical technologies, the X lens features superb image rendering for lifelike textures, crisp edge-to-edge contrast, a unique Nano Surface Coating for minimal ghosts and flaring and natural atmospheres with remarkable transparency.

Panasonic DMC-GF3 Lumix Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera - Back

With electric-powered zoom operation, the retractable-type zoom lens boasts outstanding compactness with approx. 26.8mm in length and approx. 95g in weight to realize ultra-high mobility. The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations such as in night time or indoors.

Owners of the LUMIX GF3 or other LUMIX G system cameras will require a firmware upgrade to be able to use the new 14-42mm or 45-175mm power zoom lenses.

Price and Availability
The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3X will be available in a black body and black lens or a silver body and silver lens kits options in October 2011 for $749.99.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

You May Also Like

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Despite its reputation for making excellent TVs, Panasonic has retreated from several TV markets over the past several years, including the U.S. Now it...

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Panasonic announces flagship OLED 4K TV for 2021, aiming to outclass the best LG and Sony have to offer in both picture and sound...

Mirrorless Cameras

Panasonic announced their flagship mirrorless digital camera for 2018, the LUMIX G9. The $1700 interchangeable lens camera shoots 20 fps (AFC) / 60 fps...

Compact Cameras

Panasonic just announced the LUMIX DMC-FZ2500 Hybrid Compact Digital Camera for prosumers and advanced amateur photographers shooting video or stills. The $1200 camera features...

New Products

Panasonic today announced the VariCam LT (model AU-V35LT1G) 4K cinema camcorder that inherits the same super 35mm sensor and imaging capabilities of the VariCam...

Compact Cameras

Panasonic just announced the LUMIX DMC-ZS100, a premium compact travel camera that boasts performance typically associated with expensive interchangeable lens models. Despite the camera’s...

News

Panasonic exhibited a direct drive analog turntable prototype equipped with a newly developed direct drive motor at the IFA 2015 trade fair. Panasonic is...

Mirrorless Cameras

Panasonic just announced the $800 LUMIX DMC-G7 interchangeable lens camera, which captures 16-megapixel still photos or records 4K Ultra HD video that can be...

Advertisement

ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2022 ecoustics | Disclaimer: We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.