Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Color depth
Great color depth
21.2 bits
Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
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 15 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$629 body only

$693 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$146 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$475

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$744 with 12-32mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$949 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

discussion

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Wsadejk (10:04 AM, November 10, 2011)
GF1 All the way, it was launch a couple of years ago and still the competition are just about getting on par with it.  Awsome, Solid Camera.  GF3, good specs, size etc, but looks platic