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

64

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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.

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$312 body only

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$193 body only

$260 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Slightly thinner
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
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

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