Olympus PEN E-PL3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

Olympus Stylus SH-3

Olympus Stylus SH-3

Travel zoom

$367

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

$507 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,416 body only

$900 with 17mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$275

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Battery life Shorter battery life
Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Touch screen No touch screen

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
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