For those who want DSLR-quality shots, without the bulky camera body, look no further than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3, which is currently on sale for $474 shipped, normally priced at $599.99. Its “remarkable reduction in size and weight is thanks to advancements in new mirror-free camera technology, and large DSLR format sensors that are more compatible with a new class of compact Micro Four Thirds (MFT) System lenses.” Product page. Video review after the break. Click here for more pictures.
The DMC-GF3’s image quality comes from a large DSLR-sized 12.1-megapixel sensor and newly advanced image processing technologies. The DMC-GF3 provides a traditional DSLR-like experience without the need for complicated external mode dials, yet provides intuitive and quick access to common modes like Program, Shutter and Aperture Priority, Manual via a touch-enabled LCD that operates much like a smart phone.