Canon PowerShot G1X vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

71

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
293 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$713

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 with 16-50mm lens

Size Smaller
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
External flash No external flash support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$926 body only

$1,293 with 12-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,800 - $1,999 body only

$2,149 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$588 - $616 body only

$706 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weight Heavier

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Canon PowerShot G1X
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