Fujifilm X-Pro1 with Panasonic GH3 Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Panasonic GH3 Main Features

  • June, 2012
  • September, 2012
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS X-TRANS I Sensor
  • 16 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 1744k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 6.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 140 x 82 x 43 mm, 450g.
  • 133 x 93 x 82 mm, 550g.
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 Scores


Imaging score
42
Features score
48
Value for money score
67
Portability score
87
Overall score
52

Panasonic GH3 Scores


Imaging score
51
Features score
84
Value for money score
86
Portability score
79
Overall score
73

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 with Fujifilm X-Pro1 Overview


Let's compare FujiFilm X-Pro1 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3. These models are included in the Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Both of these models were released in 2012. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Lumix DMC-GH3), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Panasonic GH3, the maximum ISO is greater by 6400. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
X-Pro1 has electronic and optical (tunnel) viewfinder, and the Lumix DMC-GH3 doesn’t have. Viewfinder Lumix DMC-GH3 has a higher resolution of 1744k dots, X-Pro1 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Fujifilm X-Pro1 has 20.0 fps continuous shooting. Fujifilm X-Pro1 has 20.0 fps continuous shooting.

General X-Pro1 Lumix DMC-GH3
Brand FujiFilm Panasonic
Model X-Pro1 Lumix DMC-GH3
Announced June, 2012 September, 2012
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm X Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 2
Number of Lenses 51 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Articulated
Screen Resolution 1230k pixels 614k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.6 0.67
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps 20.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash 12.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS I CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 368.2 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3264 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400 12800
Min Native ISO 100 200
Max Boosted ISO 25600 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 300 shots 540 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-W126
Physical
Weight 450 g 550 g
Physical Dimensions 140 x 82 x 43 mm 133 x 93 x 82 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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