Updated (August 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

74

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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 Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$747 body only

$779 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$369 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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

$577 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

discussion

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