Updated (May 2011): Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Canon Rebel T2i vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

49

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
252 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Size
Really small
Standard size (115×84×47 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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 Canon EOS Rebel T2i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.

competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$399 - $469 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$743 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$355 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,074 body only

$587 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$296 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Smaller
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Rebel T2i
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Lumix DMC-G3
Panasonic

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