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

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

63

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Great color depth
Color depth
22.8 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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
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 Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$287 body only

$398 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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 Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

$275 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$306 body only

$395 with 12-32mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

discussion

Sony Alpha NEX-3N
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