"all the desired features of the interchangeable lens digital SLR camera lens camera" in the body of an ultra compact, lightweight, weighing only 7.83oz or about 221 grams. The camera is 16.7% smaller sized and weighted 16.2% lighter than its predecessor the Panasonic LUMIX GF2.
LUMIX DMC-GF3 has a 12.1 Megapixel Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor FHD with new noise reduction technology for low-nouse capture images even in low light situations. This camera also features a contrast AF system focus around 0.18 seconds, and Light Speed AF, AF is very fast and that measures in about 0.1 seconds and the AF function that allows setting a more precise focus with more enlarging the focus area .
As with other Panasonic cameras, GF3 also features Panasonic's mainstay of the iA (Intelligent Auto), including MEGA OIS (included in some lenses), Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent D-range and resolution Intelligent Control. Lumix GF 3 is also capable of recording 1920 × 1080 Full HD video in AVCHD format.
LUMIX GF3 is also equipped with a Dust Reduction System and equipped 3-inch touchscreen display with touch-control interface is intuitive and offers a mini HDMI output. There is a Photo Style and Creative Control modes for users to get creative photos with their cameras. LUMIX DMC-GF3 is compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses, including Panasonic 3D lens for shooting 3D images, and Four Thirds System standard full-sized via an optional mount adapter.
Panasonic LUMIX GF3 will be available in black, white, red body, pink and brown with a price of $ 699.99 with 14mm kit lens system began in July 2011, and the price of the Panasonic LUMIX GF3 system with 14-42mm lens kit is $ 599.99 which marketed in late August 2011. [sumber]