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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3 versus Olympus PEN EPM1 versus Pentax Q

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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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50
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.6 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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459 ISO
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Olympus PEN EPM1

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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52
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.3 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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499 ISO
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Pentax Q

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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47
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.2 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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189 ISO
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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3

Manufacturer specifications

Type  
Announced 2011-06-13 
Indicative price (USD) 699  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4016 x 3016  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.11  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.3  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  160 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.8  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 940mAh) 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Aluminium / Plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen  
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode  
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing 3 or 5 frames 1/3 or 2/3 steps to + or - 2.0 EV 
Exposure compensation -3.0 to +3.0 EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous H (3.8 fps, no Live View) , Continuous M (2.8 fps, with Live View) , Continuous L (2 fps, with Live View) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW 
White balance bracketing 3 shots, +/-1 to +/-3 in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis 
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed)/Video Out (NTSC / PAL)/HDMI (mini HDMI type C)  
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Mono (with Wind Cut: Off/Low/Standard/High), Microphone level adjustable: Lv1/Lv2/Lv3/Lv4 
External micro  
Histogram  
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 24fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Olympus PEN EPM1

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-06-30 
Indicative price (USD)  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4080 x 3040  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.40  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type BLS-1 Li-ion 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-Micro Four Thirds lenses. This is can be set in both recording mode, still and movie, separately. 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, Sequential, Self-timer (2 or 12 sec) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD Memory Card(SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi, Class 6 is recommended for Movie shooting 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames, 2, 4 or 6 steps 
Connectivity USB/Mini HDMI/Video Out/Accessory Port AP2 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording AVCHD Format: Dolby Digital, Motion JPEG Format / Picture with Sound: Wave Format Base (Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz), Max Recording Time 9Picture with Sound) 30 sec, Mic / Speaker: Stereo / Mono 
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080, 60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHD 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Pentax Q

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-06-22 
Indicative price (USD) 799  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4000 x 3000  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.00  
Sensor size (mm) 4.6 x 6.2 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 1.5  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 5.50 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  125 - 6400 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/2000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typePentax Q  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI68  
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium alloy 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF Single (w focus lock, focus/release priority selectable), AF Continuous, AF Face Detection, Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes (3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps, remote enabled) 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV (1/3 steps)  
Drive modes Mode selection: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self Timer (12s, 2s), Infrared Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps, remote enabled) Continuous FPS: Approx 5 FPS (Continuous Hi: 5 JPG), 1.5 FPS (Continuou 
Buffer size 5 (JPEG) 
Recording medium Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format Still: RAW (DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PIM III Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264) 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out (Type D, Micro) Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording  
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 30fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3

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Olympus PEN EPM1

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Pentax Q

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