Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

69

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
259 ms shutter lag
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$749 - $880 body only

$1,174 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$314 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
True resolution Lower true resolution

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$314 with 14-42mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$486 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$774 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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