Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Size
Really small
Compact (108×67×33 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
264 g
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$815 with 14-140mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$509 body only

$636 with 12-60mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
True resolution Higher true resolution
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$914 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$406 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Size Slightly larger

discussion

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Ppm1978 (4:05 AM, February 08, 2012)
I want to now wich 1 is beter ppm1978@yahoo.com
 
Photofriend (10:48 PM, August 28, 2011)
I think the GF3 is easier during traveling, however more difficult to handle with larger lenses. Image quality is similar, however at low light G3 is probably better. For other aspects I think they do not really differ