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

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,114 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.3 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
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.

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Slightly smaller
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$338 body only

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$200 body only

$312 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$325 body only

$520 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-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$725 body only

$587 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Significantly larger

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