Ilse Jurriën : September 17th 2012 - 15:10 CET
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
Photokina 2012 - Panasonic Lumix GH3 pro system camera : Panasonic launches the Lumix GH3, its most powerful and versatile Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) interchangeable lens camera yet, featuring incredible video and picture quality in a ruggedly elegant and compact design. Offering expert control for videographers and photographers alike, the state-of-the-art Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 delivers crisp images and videos with a 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor combined with the incredible processing power of Venus Engine in a portable 550 grammes compact body (incl. battery and SD card). With an exceptionally fast and accurate auto-focus, engineered for precision control and professional results in any situation, you’ll always capture the action with absolute detail.|
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 professional videopgraphy
Building on the prestige of the Panasonic Lumix GH2, new Lumix G addition takes professional videography to the next level in a portable interchangeable lens camera. The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 pushes the boundaries of video quality from an interchangeable lens camera. The Panasonic Lumix GH3’s sensor advances mean that you can take complete control of stunningly clear 1080 50p Full HD AVCHD video with a video bitrate of 28 Mbps or you can shoot MOV1 videos with 72Mbps in ALL-I. Full-time AF, AF Tracking and Face Recognition AF are all available in video mode, allowing you to ensure the focus stays on a subject or face, even if they move around.
Splashproof Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 body
Ready for adventure, from filming a remote village to shooting insects under the darkness of the jungle canopy, the lightweight and compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is weather sealed and ready to take on the challenges with you - the classically designed and easy-to-grip chassis is both splashproof and dustproof. You’ll always capture beautiful and authentic colours driven by the 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor and enhanced 3DNR (3D Noise Reduction) and MNR (Multi-process Noise Reduction).
Panasonic Lumix GH3 DSLM camera features
• Outstanding quality from a DSLM: With a new 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor; the Venus Engine image processor; and high sensitivity image recording even at ISO 12800 or ISO 25600 in extended mode, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 delivers incredible video and photo quality, even in low-light situations
• Adaptable and always ready: Weighing just 550 grammes (incl. battery and SD card), the lightweight design means the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is highly portable, and the enhanced auto-focus captures action as it unfolds
• Versatile and flexible: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 offers 1080 50p Full HD recording in a range of video file formats, with all footage indexed to give you complete control over editing without compromising on quality
• Powerful and easy to use: The Lumix DMC-GH3 features a redesigned and intuitive user interface, making it easier than ever to push your own creativity to new levels and shoot sublime pictures and video. The new Panasonic DSLM camera also provides easy sharing and transferring of content thanks to its built in WIFI functionality
• Stylish yet robust: The sophisticated design of the Panasonic DMC-GH3 complements the advanced technology, and is weather sealed so it is always ready for adventure. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 offers beautiful craftsmanship without compromising on utility, with a bright and vivid 3.0 inch OLED screen and sockets for professional grade equipment
Panasonic DMC-GH3 accessories
The powerful and versatile Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is also compatible with all the accessories you would expect. It features a sync socket for studio lighting rigs as well as a range of pro-friendly accessories including noise-reduction directional microphone for exceptionally focused sound which can easily be plugged into the 3.5mm microphone jack. For longevity and even more flexibility, the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 battery grip means you can shoot for longer and benefit from the additional weight to get you more stability when you need it. For more creative control, the Panasonic Lumix GH3 vertical grip accessory means you can make precise changes and take the perfect shot.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 lenses
As part of the Lumix G system, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 will provide you with access to the world’s largest range of Micro Four Thirds lenses (17) and accessories, making sure you have the right set-up to capture every moment. These include Panasonic’s new high-quality weather sealed Panasonic Lumix G X series 12-35mm and 35-100mm lenses, offering pinpoint sharpness and F2.8 brightness throughout the zoom ranges, with a premium and rugged design.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 price & availability
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 will be available in the color black from November 2012.
• Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 body price : €1.200,- Euro
• Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 body + Lumix G X Vario 2,8/12-35mm price : €2.200,- Euro
• Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 body + Lumix G Vario 4-5,8/14-140mm price : 1.800,- Euro
Prices and optional Lumix G accessories may differ depending on the country.
Check the Panasonic Lumix website in your region for more details.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review
As soon as we receive a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 review.