Updated (November 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Light-weight
Weight
336 g
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Size
Really small
Mid size (116×68×39 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
318 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-GX1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$819 body only

$1,291 with 12-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Weight Heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,800 - $1,999 body only

$2,149 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Significantly larger
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$649 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$779 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen No touch screen

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