Updated (April 2012): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 vs Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Winner
Sony NEX F3

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.3 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 body only

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$241 body only

$431 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$150 body only

$264 with 14-42mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$518 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-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$599 - $698

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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