Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$602

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$486 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker

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