Nikon D3200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Nikon D3200

55

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Size
Really small
Compact (108×67×33 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
264 g

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$832 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

Nikon D3200
D3200
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Lumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic

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