Nikon D3200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Nikon D3200

56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Size
Really small
Compact (108×67×33 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$319 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$286 body only

$329 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$440 body only

$582 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$350 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag

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Nikon D3200
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