Panasonic Announces GH3 Mirrorless camera, 16.05MP Micro 4/3 Digital Live MOS sensor and a 4-CPU Venus Engine and a newly designed low-pass filter, High-sensitivity ISO 12800 (extended: ISO 25600) and extensive noise reduction is also available, Panasonic GH3 also features include 3.5mm mic and headphone sockets, 60p/60i/30p/24p output, All-I or IPB compression options (at up to 80 or 50 Mbps respectively) and timecode support.
Panaonic GH3 Major features
- 17.20 Megapixels Live MOS sensor
- Camera effective pixels 16.05 Megapixels
- Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard)
- Motion Image: AVCHD Ver2.0 compliant (AVCHD Progressive), MPEG4-AVC(H.264). (MOV, MP4)
- Burst speed: SH: 20 frames/sec, H: 6 frames/sec, M: 4 frames/sec [with Live View], L: 2 frames/sec
- Supersonic wave filter
- Magnesium Alloy, Weather Sealed Body
- Venus Engine Image Processor
- OLED Monitor and Live View Finder
- Contrast Auto Focus System
- Full-Area Focusing and Pinpoint AF
- Electronic Front & Rear Shutter
- Auto HDR for Still Photographs
- Type OLED Monitor with static touch control
- Monitor size Free-angle 3.0 inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide viewing angle, Pixels 610K dots
The newly developed 4-CPU Venus Engine features 3D Noise Reduction (3DNR) and Multiprocess Noise Reduction (MNR) work together to attain superb noise-reducing performance. Both the front and rear curtains in the DMC-GH3’s shutter system are driven electronically for vibration-free operation. This ensures crisp still-life images and landscapes with no pixel shifting. High-quality, high-speed organic EL displays are used for both the Live View Finder and the rear monitor. These rapid displays, which feature 100% coverage.
Other features include The Wi-Fi, you can use a smartphone to make settings and release the shutter remotely. The auto transfer function is handy for automatically backing up photos onto a tablet. This lets you monitor them on the tablet without having to upload them to a PC. You can also start timer interval video recordings from your smartphone, and you can use GPS data to simultaneously record the shooting location onto your images.