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Good Lightweight Option for Lumix DMC-GF3,
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This review is from: High Density Neoprene FlexArmor Camera Case for Panasonic, Nikon with attached lenses up through 14-45mm zoom (Electronics)
I recently purchased this case to hold my Lumix DMC-GF3 with a 42mm lens. I was glad to happen upon this case because there are not many inexpensive cases available for micro four-thirds (mirrorless) cameras like the GF3. The majority of the options that will accommodate the larger lens are quite pricey. This case seems ideal for giving the camera some minor protection, especially if you plan to carry the camera inside of a daypack or purse. For me, it is a real advantage that the case doesn't add much bulk or additional weight. If you take the camera out of its case, the flexible case would easily fold up.
The GF3 with the 42mm lens fits comfortably inside and it's not a super snug fit.
That being said, this case has its limits. For example, compared to other "heavy duty" camera bags, it's possible that dirt or water could seep into the bag. There aren't a lot of built in pouches (which is fine for my purposes), but it would not be the best option if you plan to carry additional memory cards or power cords.
One thing to note is that the case itself does not have a strap. To carry it with a strap, you need to use the neck strap attached to the camera itself. There is a velcro "belt strap" on the case itself, but it feels sort of chinzy and I don't think I'd be comfortable using that.