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

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

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
Size
Really small
Mid size (108×67×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

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

$590 with 16-50mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$737 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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