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

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$725 body only

$588 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$562 with 14-42mm lens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$286 body only

$329 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$492 with 12-32mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External flash No external flash support

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