Olympus PEN E-PL3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
241 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.

competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$819 body only

$900 with 17mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$501 - $621

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
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