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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,079 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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 Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$400 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$370 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder No viewfinder

discussion

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