Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Good balance of advanced and automatic features.
Pleasing image quality.
Improved autofocus speed.
Built-in electronic viewfinder.
On-board flash and hotshoe.
Useful autofocus options.
Improved high ISO noise performance.
Good image quality.
Rolling shutter in video when panning.
No external microphone jack.
No automatic eye-sensor LCD/EVF switching.
Less responsive touch controls.
Placement of four-way buttons too close to the edge.
Shorter battery life than its G2 predecessor.
Lack of an external microphone input port.
Short battery life.
Grip could be better.
Lacks in camera image stabilization.
By PCWorld New Zealand on August 14, 2012
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-G3 shipped in the first half of 2011, and slipped clean through our review net. To our delight, we had a great excuse to test the still-current model this month, with the introduction of Panasonic’s Lumix G X Vario...80
By Macworld on February 21, 2012
Panasonic has made some interesting changes to its third generation Micro Four Thirds, interchangeable lens camera, the Lumix DMC-G3. Updates include a new 16 megapixel sensor, an updated processor, and higher autofocus speed. The G3 retains a...70
By ePHOTOzine on January 24, 2012
The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is an excellent camera, compact, fast, controllable and great to use.Both cameras offer high image quality, quick shooting, good value for money and access to the ever increasing Micro Four Thirds lens range, as well as...-
By Good Gear Guide on January 18, 2012
The LUMIX DMC-G3 doesn't disappoint when it comes to image quality. It can capture very clear images and it's a fun camera to use. It's a compact camera that's a lot easier to carry around that a digital SLR, yet it still offers similar...80
By Photo Answers on December 28, 2011
The Panasonic G3 is a CSC featuring a Micro FourThirds sensor thats physically smaller than the APS-C chips found inside some other models....80
By Here's How on November 22, 2011
The G3 is quite competitive with many entry-level DLSRs in speed, versatility and image quality up to ISO 1600. However, when shooting very fast action moving at erratic speeds, a DSLR is preferable; this applies to all CSCs. This camera offers the...-
By PC Advisor on November 14, 2011
Jam-packed with advanced features and delivering blistering speed. The DMC-G3 is the tiny camera that serious photographers will love....90
By Digital Photography School on October 01, 2011
In spite of industry leaders Canon not following the trend, Panasonic and Olympus are certainly making hay with their Micro Four Thirds models as we watch Nikon’s exciting entrée with interest.There is a demand for a faux DSLR that...-
By Amateur Photographer on September 30, 2011
When I started to test the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3, I wanted to see how far I could push it. We know that micro four thirds cameras are ideal for street, travel and day-to-day photography, but with the faster contrast-detection AF system I wondered if...83
By CNET Australia on September 13, 2011
The G3 is a great addition to the already-strong range of Panasonic interchangeable lens cameras, with a few notable omissions holding it back from being top...83