Sony Alpha NEX-3N vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

63

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
272 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.
Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-3N.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$347 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$178 body only

$283 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$373 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger

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