Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Vs Sony Alpha a6000 Comparison
ProductsLumix DMC-GF3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Alpha a6000
Sony Alpha a6000
Prices

Whirlwire Rating664814736
Video Features
FormatAVCHD
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MicrophoneMono Stereo
Resolutions
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
SpeakerN/A Mono
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slot Amount1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution4000 x 3000 6000 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 4000 x 3000
  • 4000 x 2672
  • 4000 x 2248
  • 2992 x 2992
  • 2816 x 2112
  • 2816 x 1880
  • 2816 x 1584
  • 2112 x 2112
  • 2048 x 1536
  • 2048 x 1360
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 1600 x 1064
  • 1600 x 904
  • 1504 x 1504
  • 6000 x 3376
  • 4240 x 2832
  • 4240 x 2400
  • 3008 x 2000
  • 3008 x 1688
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels12.1 24.3
SizeFour Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorVenus Engine FHD Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels460,000 921,600
Touch Screen N/A
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Articulated LCDN/A
Viewfinder TypeN/A Electronic
Viewfinder CoverageN/A 100%
Viewfinder magnificationN/A 0.7
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 1,440,000
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)300 420
Weight (grams)264 344
Dimensions108 x 67 x 32 mm 120 x 67 x 45 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom4x 2
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points23 179
Lens MountMicro 4/3 Sony E mount
Crop2.0x 1.5
Image
ISO Range160-6400 100-25600
ISO Minimum160 100
ISO Maximum6,400 51,200
White Balance Presets5 10
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation N/A
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
File FormatN/A JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed60 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)6.3 6.0
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Flash Off
  • Auto
  • fill-flaw
  • Slow Sync
  • redeye reduction
  • hi-speed sync
  • wireless control
Flash X Sync Speed1/200 sec N/A
FPS3 11
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±2 (3-5 frames at 1/3 EV-2/3 EV steps)
  • ±5 (3
  • 5 frames at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV-2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Exposure ModesN/A
Scene ModesN/A
External FlashN/A
Orientation SensorN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessN/A
Remote ControlN/A
Body Type
Body TypeRangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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