• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  •  
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
  • Fujifilm X-A3
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Predecessor: Panasonic GF1
GF1 vs GF2
Fujifilm X-A2
X-A2 vs X-A3
Successor: Panasonic GF3
GF2 vs GF3
Fujifilm X-A5
X-A3 vs X-A5
General
Model Number: GF2 X-A3
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $599.95
Street Price: $616.68 $479.99
Date Available: 2011-01-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.9 oz (367 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
18.8 oz (534 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 68 x 33 mm)
4.6 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(117 x 67 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 24.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.33 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 54  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.2  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 506  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1504 x 1504 (2.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 904 (1.4 MP, Other),
1440 x 1440 (2.1 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4242 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.6 5.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i)
1280x720 (60p/​60p)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​24p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD, Motion JPEG H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Fujifilm X
Lens: Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 ASPH LUMIX G, 6 elements in 5 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses FUJINON XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II; 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element; 7 round-edged aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 24 - 76mm
Focal Length (actual): 14mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/2.5 - f/22 f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 18 cm to Infinity
7.1 in to Infinity
15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 46.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection with Face detect, AF tracking, 23-area, 1 area, Touch Contrast Detection: Single point AF: 11x7 (Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 77 areas on 11x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF (up to 9 area)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF mounted in flash hotshoe  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400; Intelligent ISO 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600; AUTO1, AUTO2, AUTO3
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, White Set 1, White Set 2, Color Temperature Setting Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1-3, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 144-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Architecture, Sports, Peripheral Defocus, Flower, Food, Objects,,Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Illiminatioms, Baby 1, 2, Pet, Party, Sunset Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night; Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Multiple Exposure; Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft focus, Cross screen, Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)); Motion Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10, 10 (3) seconds 2, 10, Smile, Buddy, Group seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 m / 19.7 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent GN=5m (ISO 100) or 7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD, Motion JPEG H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Wi-Fi or optional RR-90 wired remote
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C) Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.72 1.01
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.71  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 7  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.98
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.6 5.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.34 seconds 0.37 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.089 seconds 0.194 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.69 seconds 0.43 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.074 seconds 0.048 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, 23-area AF: 0.348s  
Startup Time: 1.0 seconds 2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 1.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.6 seconds 3.4 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.2v 1010mAh Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: PhotofunStudio 6.0 HD, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope (trial), USB Driver Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc. available via download
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Most compact CSC from Panasonic yet; 460K-dot touch-screen LCD, [email protected] and [email protected] HD movies. Available in black, silver, white, and red models with the following kit options: DMC-GF2C 14mm F2.5 Lens Kit and DMC-GF2K 14-42mm Zoom Lens Kit. Available in Silver, Brown and Pink.