Sony NEX C3 vs Olympus PEN E-PL3

Winner
Sony NEX C3

100

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
Light-weight
Weight
225 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL3

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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 Sony NEX C3.

competitors

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$1,994 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Placeholder

Nikon Coolpix W300

Waterproof

$339 - $387

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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Sony NEX C3
NEX C3
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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
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