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

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

101

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
480 shots
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag

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 SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$276 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $898 body only

$906 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$451 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 body only

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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