General

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Brand
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Panasonic Panasonic
Lowest price
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$697.99 $237.91
Announced
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September, 2012 November, 2010

Sensor

Type
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LIVEMOS CMOS
Size
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Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
Crop factor
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2.1x 2.1x
Megapixels
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16.2 MP 12 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO None
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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16.2 MP 12 MP
Native resolution
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4680 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Pixel size
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13.9 µm² 18.7 µm²

Screen

Type
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OLED LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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614k dots 460k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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40 lenses 40 lenses
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds

Form factor

Size
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132x93x82 mm 113x68x33 mm
Depth
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3.2" 1.3"
Weight
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550 g 310 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital None
Viewfinder size
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0.64x n/a
Coverage
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100% n/a

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes Yes
All formats
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1080p @ 60fps
1080p @ 24fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 60fps
480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 60fps
1080p @ 60fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
1080p @ 60fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
840 x 480 @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
720p @ 25fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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Yes Yes
Image stabilization
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Lens None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown 1000 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 337 ms
Battery life
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540 shots 300 shots
Continuous shooting
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6 fps 3.2 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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23 23
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 0

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SD
SDHC
SDXC
SD
SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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71.0 54.0
Color depth
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22.7 bits 21.2 bits
Dynamic range
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12.4 EV 10.3 EV
Low light performance
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812 ISO 506 ISO
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