Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

54

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

27

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
6,400 ISO
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
21.2 bits
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Supports 24p No 24p support

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

$488 with 14-42mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 body only

$350 with 14-42mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$627 body only

$708 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger

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