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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3 versus Olympus PEN EPL2

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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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56
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.6 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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667 ISO
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Olympus PEN EPL2

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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55
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.4 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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573 ISO
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Panasonic Lumix DMC G3

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-05-12 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type Live MOS  
Resolution 4608 x 3464  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.96  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.8  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  160 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr) 336  
Battery type ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1010mAh) 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 1.4 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No mirror 
View finder diopter -4 to +4 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint Touch (1- area-focusing in Face detection / AF Tracking / Multi-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint 
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, SH (20 fps, 4Mpix), H (4 fps), M (3 fps with Live View), L (2 fps with Live View)  
Buffer size
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RW2 , DPOF compatible MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard)  
White balance bracketing 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis  
Connectivity miniHDMI TypeC, USB 2.0 High Speed, NTSC/PAL Video output 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes : Stereo, Wind-cut (Off / Low / Standard / High) Microphone level adjustable (Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4)  
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video  
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec AVCHD, QuickTime Motion JPEG  
Video stabilisation No (available on specific lens only) 

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Olympus PEN EPL2

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-01-06 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type Live MOS 
Resolution 4096 x 3084  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.63  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  200 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, BLS-5, 7.2V, 1150mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 44 
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Electronic (optional) VF-2 
View finder magnification 1.15 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -3.0 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-mFTs lenses. 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer (12 sec., 2 sec.) 
Buffer size 10 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis. 
Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed, Mini HDMI(HD/Mono or Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(NTSC/PAL selectable; SD/Mono Sound), Accessory port AP2 (works with VF-2, SEMA-1, Macro Arm Light MAL-1 and Communication Unit Olympus PENPAL) 
Bluetooth PENPAL (extarnal, optional) 
3G  
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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