Canon PowerShot G1X vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Great image quality
Overall image quality
60.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
667 ISO
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$425 - $448

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$520

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Color depth Worse color depth

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$568 with 14-42mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Lumix DMC-G3
Panasonic

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