Olympus PEN E-PL3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

46

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

40

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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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 PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 body only

$370 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$907 body only

$900 with 17mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$632 body only

$723 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$146 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

discussion

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
PEN E-PL3
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Lumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic

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