The DMC-GH3 uses a magnesium alloy frame and splash/dustproof design to achieve lightweight, rugged body. The viewfinder and rear monitor are upgraded to OLED. The user-friendly button layout and 5 function buttons further enhance operability. It also offers wireless function including live control, auto backup, etc. The optional accessories are enhanced by the newly added Battery Grip, Stereo Shotgun Microphone, and wireless compatible External Flash. It holds a 3.5-mm mic and headphone socket, and HDMI socket for easy large-screen monitoring.