differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-G3

Report a correction
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
Help
Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lens availability
Significantly more lenses available
108 lenses vs 55 lenses
Help
Around 2x more lenses available
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
Help
A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 30s
Help
2x longer exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Learn more about
the Panasonic DMC-G3

Advantages of the Samsung NX200

Report a correction
Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
Help
OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
614k dots vs 460k dots
Help
More than 30% higher resolution screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
20 MP vs 15.8 MP
Help
Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Battery life
Longer battery life
330 shots vs 270 shots
Help
More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
7 fps vs 4 fps
Help
Around 80% faster continuous shooting
Size
Smaller
117×63×36 mm vs 115×84×47 mm
Help
More than 40% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
Help
The NX200's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
200 g vs 336 g
Help
More than 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.4" vs 1.9"
Help
More than 20% thinner
Samsung NX200 Learn more about
the Samsung NX200
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent mirrorless cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 100
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        118 Samsung NX200 Samsung NX200
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-G3115×84×47 mm
              NX200117×63×36 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DMC-G3336 g
              NX200200 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DMC-G31.9"
              NX2001.4"
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              DMC-G3460k dots
              NX200614k dots
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              DMC-G323
              NX20015
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-G36,400 ISO
              NX20012,800 ISO
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DMC-G34 fps
              NX2007 fps

              dxomark

              DXOMark

              appearance

              Samsung NX200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
              Samsung NX200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
              Samsung NX200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

              discussion

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
              Lumix DMC-G3
              Panasonic

              Report a correction
              Samsung NX200
              NX200
              Samsung

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments