Panasonic’s new LUMIX G3 interchangeable lens camera

With its new, smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera, Panasonic aims to bring “the power of creativity in your pocket.”

The LUMIX G3 features aluminium body, combined with an easy-to-handle grip and is 25 percent smaller than its predecessorLUMIX G2. The camera is armed with a 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor, backed by Venus Engine VI FHD, allowing 1920 x 1080 full-High Definition video recording with stereo sound in AVCHD, along with 4 frames per second burst shooting. The integrated 3-inch, rotatable LCD display supports touch control focus and once locked on the subject, the camera tracks the subject, even if it moves, with Auto Focus (AF) tracking, plus touch-screen-slider-enabled background defocusing, exposure control compensation and white balance.

Panasonic Lumix G3

Other features include AF with up to 23 focus areas, ISO setting 160 – 6400, HDMI, Intelligent ISO Control, Face Detection, as well as wide range of Custom Modes and visual effects.

The LUMIX G3 is available in four colors – black, red, white and brown and is set to is set to go on sale in June for $700 .

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