Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

65

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
180 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External flash Supports an external flash
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$781 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$900 with 14-45mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Battery life Longer battery life
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$717 body only

$544 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$737 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen No touch screen

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