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Panasonic GH3 vs LX100

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 are two enthusiast cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in September 2012 and September 2014. The GH3 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the LX100 is a fixed lens compact. Both cameras are equipped with a Four Thirds sensor. The GH3 has a resolution of 15.9 megapixels, whereas the LX100 provides 12.7 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Panasonic GH3 versus Panasonic LX100
Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8
15.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 12.7 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 200-12,800 (125 - 25,600) ISO 200-25,600
Electronic viewfinder (1746k dots) Electronic viewfinder (2764k dots)
3.0 LCD, 614k dots 3.0 LCD, 921k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
6 shutter flaps per second 11 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
540 shots per battery charge300 shots per battery charge
133 x 93 x 82 mm, 550 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm, 393 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Panasonic GH3 and the Panasonic LX100 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The LX100 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the GH3 is only available in black.

Size Panasonic GH3 vs Panasonic LX100
Compare GH3 versus LX100 top
Comparison GH3 or LX100 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic LX100 is considerably smaller (39 percent) than the Panasonic GH3. It is worth mentioning in this context that the GH3 is splash and dust resistant, while the LX100 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the LX100 has a lens built in, whereas the GH3 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the GH3 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the GH3 gets 540 shots out of its DMW-BLF19 battery, while the LX100 can take 300 images on a single charge of its DMW-BLG10 power pack.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic GH3 133 mm 93 mm 82 mm 550 g 540 Y Sep 2012 1,299 i
2.
 
Panasonic LX100 115 mm 66 mm 55 mm 393 g 300 n Sep 2014 899 i
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 116 mm 74 mm 66 mm 553 g 240 n Feb 2014 799 i
4.
 
Olympus E-M5 II 124 mm 85 mm 45 mm 469 g 310 Y Feb 2015 1,099 i
5.
 
Olympus E-M1 130 mm 94 mm 63 mm 497 g 350 Y Sep 2013 1,399 i
6.
 
Olympus E-M5 122 mm 89 mm 43 mm 425 g 360 Y Feb 2012 1,299 i
7.
 
Panasonic LX100 II 115 mm 66 mm 65 mm 392 g 300 n Aug 2018 999 i
8.
 
Panasonic GH5s 139 mm 98 mm 87 mm 660 g 440 Y Jan 2018 2,499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G85 128 mm 89 mm 74 mm 505 g 330 Y Sep 2016 899 i
10.
 
Panasonic GX8 133 mm 78 mm 63 mm 487 g 330 Y Jul 2015 1,199 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 137 mm 99 mm 131 mm 831 g 360 n Jun 2014 899 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH4 133 mm 93 mm 84 mm 560 g 500 Y Feb 2014 1,499 i
13.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
14.
 
Panasonic GM1 99 mm 55 mm 30 mm 204 g 230 n Oct 2013 749 i
15.
 
Panasonic GH2 124 mm 90 mm 76 mm 442 g 330 n Sep 2010 899 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The LX100 was launched at a lower price than the GH3, despite having a lens built in. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature a Four Thirds sensor, but their sensors differ slightly in size. The sensor area in the LX100 is 18 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have format factors, respectively, of 2.0 (GH3) and 2.2. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3. The LX100 has the particularity of featuring a switch that allows to toggle between multiple aspect ratios, while maintaining the same field of view and full image resolution.

Panasonic GH3 and Panasonic LX100 sensor measures

With 15.9MP, the GH3 offers a higher resolution than the LX100 (12.7MP), but the GH3 has marginally smaller individual pixels (pixel pitch of 3.76μm versus 3.82μm for the LX100). Moreover, the LX100 is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 11 months) than the GH3, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels.

The resolution advantage of the Panasonic GH3 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the GH3 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic LX100 are 20.6 x 15.4 inches or 52.2 x 39.2 cm for good quality, 16.4 x 12.4 inches or 41.8 x 31.4 cm for very good quality, and 13.7 x 10.3 inches or 34.8 x 26.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 200 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 125-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 are ISO 200 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-25600.

GH3 versus LX100 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). Of the two cameras under review, the GH3 has a notably higher overall DXO score than the LX100 (overall score 4 points higher), which gives it an advantage in terms of imaging quality. This advantage is based on 0.4 bits higher color depth, 0.1 EV of lower dynamic range, and 0.6 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Panasonic GH3 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p22.712.4812 71
2.
 
Panasonic LX100 Four Thirds 12.7 4112 30884K/30p22.312.5553 67
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II 1.5-inch 13.0 4160 31201080/30p21.510.8581 58
4.
 
Olympus E-M5 II Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p23.012.5842 73
5.
 
Olympus E-M1 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p23.012.7757 73
6.
 
Olympus E-M5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60i22.812.3826 71
7.
 
Panasonic LX100 II Four Thirds 16.8 4736 35524K/30p...... ..
8.
 
Panasonic GH5s Four Thirds 9.9 3680 27004K/60p...... ..
9.
 
Panasonic G85 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p22.812.5656 71
10.
 
Panasonic GX8 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p23.512.6806 75
11.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.111.7517 64
12.
 
Panasonic GH4 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34564K/30p23.212.8791 74
13.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
14.
 
Panasonic GM1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i22.311.7660 66
15.
 
Panasonic GH2 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60i21.211.3655 60

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The two cameras under consideration both have sensors whose read-out speed is fast enough to capture moving pictures, but the LX100 provides a better video resolution than the GH3. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the GH3 is limited to 1080/60p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the LX100 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the GH3 (2764k vs 1746k dots). The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Panasonic GH3 and Panasonic LX100 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Panasonic GH31746 n 3.0 614 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
2.
 
Panasonic LX1002764 n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 5.2 Y Y
4.
 
Olympus E-M5 II2360 n 3.0 1037 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
5.
 
Olympus E-M12360 n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
6.
 
Olympus E-M51440 n 3.0 610 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 n Y
7.
 
Panasonic LX100 II2764 n 3.0 1240 fixed Y 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
8.
 
Panasonic GH5s3680 n 3.2 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n n
9.
 
Panasonic G852360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y Y
10.
 
Panasonic GX82360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ10002359 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
12.
 
Panasonic GH42359 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
14.
 
Panasonic GM1none n 3.0 1036 fixed Y 1/500s 5.0 Y n
15.
 
Panasonic GH21534 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The GH3 has one, while the LX100 does not. While the built-in flash of the GH3 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The GH3 has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the LX100 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the LX100 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Panasonic GH3 and the Panasonic LX100 both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the GH3 and the LX100 write their files to SDXC cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Panasonic GH3YstereomonoYYmini2.0Y--
2.
 
Panasonic LX100Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
4.
 
Olympus E-M5 IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
5.
 
Olympus E-M1YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
6.
 
Olympus E-M5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Panasonic LX100 IIYstereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Panasonic GH5sYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
9.
 
Panasonic G85YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Panasonic GX8YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Panasonic FZ1000YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
12.
 
Panasonic GH4YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
13.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
14.
 
Panasonic GM1-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
15.
 
Panasonic GH2YstereomonoY-mini2.0---

It is notable that the GH3 has a microphone port, which is missing on the LX100. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Panasonic GH3 (unlike the LX100) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The LX100 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Panasonic. In contrast, the GH3 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the GH3 was succeeded by the Panasonic GH4. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Panasonic website.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Is the Panasonic GH3 better than the Panasonic LX100 or vice versa? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.


Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (15.9 vs 12.7MP) with a 12% higher linear resolution.
  • Better image quality: Scores markedly higher (4 points) in the DXO overall assessment.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Requires less light for good images (0.6 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (540 versus 300) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in September 2012).


Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100:

  • Flexible image proportions: Has a multi-aspect sensor that allows for alternative image shapes.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60p).
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (2764k vs 1746k dots).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.70x vs 0.67x).
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (921k vs 614k dots).
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (11 vs 6 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the GH3 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (115x66mm vs 133x93mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the GH3).
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Was introduced somewhat (1 year and 11 months) more recently.

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the match-up finishes in a tie (14 points each). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

GH3 14:14 LX100

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic GH3 and the Panasonic LX100 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Travel-Zoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the GH3 or the LX100. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic GH35/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 1,299 i
2.
 
Panasonic LX1005/5+ +85/1005/55/5 Sep 2014 899 i
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark II3/5+77/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2014 799 i
4.
 
Olympus E-M5 II5/5+ +81/1005/55/5 Feb 2015 1,099 i
5.
 
Olympus E-M15/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2013 1,399 i
6.
 
Olympus E-M54/5+ +80/1004.5/55/5 Feb 2012 1,299 i
7.
 
Panasonic LX100 II4.5/5+82/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2018 999 i
8.
 
Panasonic GH5s....84/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2018 2,499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G85..+ +84/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2016 899 i
10.
 
Panasonic GX85/5+82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2015 1,199 i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ10004/5+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2014 899 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH45/5+ +85/1005/55/5 Feb 2014 1,499 i
13.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
14.
 
Panasonic GM13/5+78/1005/54.5/5 Oct 2013 749 i
15.
 
Panasonic GH25/5+ +79/1004.5/55/5 Sep 2010 899 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Panasonic GH3 vs Panasonic LX100

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8
    Launch Date September 2012 September 2014
    Launch Price USD 1,299 USD 899
    Sensor Specs Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 15.7 x 11.8 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 185.26 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 19.6 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 2.2x
    Sensor Resolution 15.9 Megapixels 12.7 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels 4112 x 3088 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm 3.82 μm
    Pixel Density 7.08 MP/cm2 6.85 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 200 - 12,800 ISO 200 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 125 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor Venus VII FHD Venus
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 71 67
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.7 22.3
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 12.4 12.5
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 812 553
    Screen Specs Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.67x 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1746k dots 2764k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 614k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 6 shutter flaps/s 11 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic GH3 Panasonic LX100
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type DMW-BLF19 DMW-BLG10
    Battery Life (CIPA)540 shots per charge300 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 133 x 93 x 82 mm
    (5.2 x 3.7 x 3.2 in)
    115 x 66 x 55 mm
    (4.5 x 2.6 x 2.2 in)
    Camera Weight 550 g (19.4 oz) 393 g (13.9 oz)

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