Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

62

Pentax Q

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
312 ms shutter lag
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
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$290 with 14mm lens

External flash Supports an external flash
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$460 with 14-42mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
External flash Supports an external flash
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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