Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PM1

70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

59

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

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
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

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 E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$284 body only

$320 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$795 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$832 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

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

discussion

Olympus PEN E-PM1
PEN E-PM1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Lumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic

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