LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic GH3 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 614k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Panasonic GH3 will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
GH3 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,744kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic GH3 can shoot continuously at max speed of 20 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec . GH3 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic GH3 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
With Panasonic GH3, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50,30,2524 fps and save in MPEG-4, AVCHD and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic GH3 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.GH3 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Panasonic GH3 also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Panasonic GH3 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Panasonic GH3 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic GH3 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 540 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 350 shots, Panasonic GH3 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 is the longest battery life Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera in our database. The closest competitor in this class is Ricoh GXR P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC with its 440 shots battery life. Check the comparison of Panasonic GH3 vs Ricoh GXR P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC or take a look at Longest battery life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic GH3 is $1,206.52