Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

79

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
667 ISO
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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 Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$554 body only

$415 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$954 body only

$860 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$500 - $620

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 body only

$370 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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