Updated (June 2011): Compare the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Olympus PEN E-PL3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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-GF2.

competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Competitors

Olympus Stylus SH-3

Olympus Stylus SH-3

Travel zoom

$364

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$540 body only

$699 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
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 - $429 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$577 body only

$498 with 14-42mm lens

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

discussion

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
PEN E-PL3
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Lumix DMC-GF2
Panasonic

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