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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-5

94

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses

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 Alpha NEX-5.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$1,094 with 18-135mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Samsung NX200

Samsung NX200

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$864 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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Sony Alpha NEX-5
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