Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PM1

47

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Light-weight
Weight
263 g
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

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"
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$296 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Shorter battery life
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $450 body only

$499 - $550 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Compact

$109

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$951 - $1,198 body only

$1,174 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

discussion

Olympus PEN E-PM1
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