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

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Really small
Size
Standard size (115×84×47 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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

$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-G2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$670 - $998 body only

$922 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Shorter battery life
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
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 body only

$365 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life

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