Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
573 ISO
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Great battery life
Battery life
360 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Size
Really small
Compact (108×67×33 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
264 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External flash Supports an external flash
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$310 with 14-42mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$497 - $617

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen

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