Updated (May 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

53

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Contrast detection
Really small
Size
Standard size (115×84×47 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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-G2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$368 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$460 body only

$580 - $598 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 - $748 body only

$1,219 with 45-150mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Entry-level DSLR

$790 - $849 body only

$1,049 with 18-135mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$995 with 14-140mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Startup delay Slightly more startup delay
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$429

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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