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

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
480 shots
Thin
Thickness
1.4"
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
272 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 - $828 body only

$848 - $928 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$498 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
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
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

Sony Alpha NEX-3N
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5
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