Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

54

Pentax Q

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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 Pentax Q.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
True resolution Higher true resolution
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 10-100mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$96 body only

$250 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
External flash Supports an external flash
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Optio S7

Pentax Optio S7

Ultra compact

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker

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