For those wondering what’s next in the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) format, wonder no longer. Earlier today Panasonic announced the LUMIX DMC-GF3. According to Panasonic the GF3 is their smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera with a built-in flash, has a body size comparable to a smartphone, and weighs 222g (body only).
“Panasonic’s LUMIX GF3 is extremely small and its newly-designed rounded body is quite attractive, which we expect to be popular among users wanting to step-up from a point-and-shoot,” said Doug Borbath, senior product manager, Imaging, Panasonic Canada Inc. “While the size and weight has been greatly reduced, Panasonic does not compromise what is at the core of every LUMIX camera, which is exceptional photo and video quality with an easy-to-use
The specs certainly look impressive, I’m looking forward to testing one out!