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

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Really small
Size
Standard size (115×84×47 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
390 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for 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-G2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$725 body only

$587 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-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$578 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

$458 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-G2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 body only

$995 with 14-140mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$725 body only

$587 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$578 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

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