Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 vs Olympus E-3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

53

Olympus E-3

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-3

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$864 with 14-42mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus E-3 Competitors

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$532 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 body only

$2,098 with 14-150mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

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