Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

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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
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$286 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$350 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

$488 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

$488 with 14-42mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$350 with 14-42mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$623 body only

$703 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
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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