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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 361 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The portability and usability also get good feedback. Comments about the image stabilizer and storage are different. There are some negative views about the optics.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. The design and performance also get good views, but there are some mixed comments about the usability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the reliability and price. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the screen.

performance, usability, portability, price, reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People really like the performance. The image quality also gets good feedback, but many are negative about the usability and portability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is an excellent camera for video enthusiasts, but it's not the best all-around Micro Four Thirds camera that we've tested.

Excellent video quality and features. 6.2fps continuous shooting. Snappy autofocus. Sharp vari-angle touch-screen LCD. EVF. Built-in flash. Wi-Fi. Dustproof and splashproof design.

Pricey. Lags behind competition at high ISOs. EVF is choppy in low light.

The GH3 can connect to your home network or a hotspot. When working in this mode, you can also push images to Panasonic's cloud service for online storage, or to post images and videos to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Picasa, and Flickr. To access any of...

Oct, 2013

dpreview.com - GOLD AWARD

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

 

Since the introduction of the Lumix DMC-GH1 back in 2009, the GH-series' place in Panasonic's Lumix lineup has been clear; a flagship stills and video model designed for enthusiasts who demand a well-handling, responsive and customizable camera with...

Sensational video quality ; Good stills image quality ; Solid, sealed metal construction without the camera becoming too heavy ; Lots of external control points ; Plenty of customization ; Caters well to both videographers and stills shooters ; Good...

No focus aids available when shooting video ; Electronic viewfinder has distinct color cast and disappointing optics ; Noise reduction at high ISO rather clumsy ; JPEG color response a little underwhelming ; Wi-Fi can be awkward to set up

The GH3 offers the best video quality of any camera we've ever seen and does a pretty good job of making it available to a wide range of users. This footage is available without external recorders, making it ideal for in-the-field shooting as well as...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Panasonic's GH3 gets more serious about video

 

The GH2 was an expensive consumer camera with some really nice video features; the GH3 is updated to meet the needs of that model's unintended fan base.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH3 Preview

 

Panasonic's Digital Single Lens Mirrorless LUMIX DMC-GH3 picks up where the GH2 left off. This year's flagship Micro Four Thirds camera has an all new 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor and is designed to compete in the DSLR marketplace for the attention of...

Sep, 2012

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is a new weather-proof Micro Four Thirds compact system camera with a 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor and 1080 60/50p Full HD recording, including AVCHD video with a bitrate of 28Mbps or MOV movies with 72Mbps in ALL-I....

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is the most complete mirrorless camera to date in terms of features, performance, customisability and image quality, and in terms of video capability it has a clear lead over both its compact system and DSLR rivals. At £1100...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Dan Havlik (imaging-resource.com)

Panasonic GH3 Review

 

The Panasonic GH3 marks a huge improvement over the much-beloved GH2, both in still photography and video capabilities, thanks to a brand new 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor and one of the deepest feature sets we've ever seen on a mirrorless, compact...

Professional quality video in a compact body; Still image quality ranks with the best mirrorless models and even some prosumer DSLRs; Fast autofocus; Rugged, weatherized camera build; Reasonably priced for its advanced feature set; Large selection of...

Not as compact as most mirrorless cameras; Live View not available during high speed bursts; High ISO image quality and dynamic range not quite as good as top APS-C cameras

Panasonic's flagship GH-series cameras have been widely praised for their video capabilities, and have long been in demand from professional videographers and filmmakers. However, the product engineers behind the company's latest compact system camera,...

Expert review by : George Schaub (shutterbug.com)

Panasonic GH3: Lab Test Results & Comments

 

The Panasonic GH3 has a brand-new body based on a magnesium-alloy chassis. This Micro Four Thirds camera is bigger than its forerunner and has nearly the same dimensions as a small APS-C SLR system; in fact, it is even bigger than the Nikon D3200. The...

Very massive, robust new body based on a magnesium-alloy chassis ; Nice color reproduction ; Increased dynamic range (compared to the forerunner GH2) ; Professional handling due to robust body, many function elements, setup dials, and so on ;...

Some aliasing and moiré effects in videos

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Philip Ryan (popphoto.com)

Camera Test: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Interchangeable-Lens Compact

 

Micro four Thirds cameras, along with other mirrorless bodies, have always been billed as smaller than DSLRs. While they definitely are, Panasonic's Lumix GH- and G-series bodies take their design cues from the reflex cameras that came before them. The...

Rugged body. Excellent image quality

Large body size rivals DSLRs

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Alvin Soon (hardwarezone.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 - Everything in One Camera

 

The GH series has always been the most serious of Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras, and the GH3 is the most powerful one of them all yet - it offers professional-grade video quality with high-quality stills, in a design that's both sturdy and also easy...

User-friendly UI and handling ; Comprehensive physical controls ; Complementary touch-screen controls ; High image quality in raw ; Powerful video recording features

Electronic viewfinder slightly dim ; Only a single memory card slot ; JPEG noise looks artificial at high ISO

If one had to redesign a modern-day DSLR, it might very well resemble the Panasonic Lumix GH3. (Perhaps that’s why Panasonic is re-branding their mirrorless cameras and calling them DSLM cameras, or Digital Single-lens Mirrorless.)

Feb, 2013

CAMERA LABS.COM - HIGHLY RECOMMANDED

Expert review by : Ken McMahon (cameralabs.com)

Panasonic Lumix GH3

 

The Lumix GH3 is Panasonic's flagship Micro Four Thirds compact system camera. Launched in September 2012 it replaces the Lumix GH2 and Panasonic hopes to build on the earlier model's reputation for combining DSLR-like handling with professional video...

Weatherproof construction and great controls ; Wide range of movie formats with high bit rate encoding up to 72Mbps ; Big, bright, stable 16:9 1,744k dot OLED EVF ; External mic and headphone sockets ; Interval shooting and HDR modes ; Excellent still...

Not weather proof when flash is in use ; Wi-Fi slow and unreliable for image transfer in my tests ; Average continuous shooting for a semi-pro body ; Rear control wheel difficult to operate

The Panasonic Lumix GH3 is a worthy succesor to the GH2. The redesigned sensor and updated processor provide a raft of enhancements to its video capabilies which will delight existing GH series owners, some of whom have been relying on firmware hacks...

Feb, 2013

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