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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-GH3

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
540 shots vs 500 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The DMC-GH3's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.2" vs 3.3"
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Almost the same
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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,036k dots vs 614k dots
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Around 70% higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
12 fps vs 6 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
49 vs 23
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              108 lenses
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DMC-GH3$698.49
              DMC-GH4$599.99
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              LIVEMOS
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              DMC-GH33.2"
              DMC-GH43.3"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Size Large Help
              DMC-GH3133×93×82 mm
              DMC-GH4133×93×84 mm
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              DMC-GH323
              DMC-GH449
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-GH312,800 ISO
              DMC-GH46,400 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              DMC-GH316.2 MP
              DMC-GH416.1 MP
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              0.64x

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