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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF5 versus Sony NEX-5N versus Olympus PEN EPL3

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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF5

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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50
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.5 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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573 ISO
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Sony NEX-5N

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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77
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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23.6 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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12.7 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1079 ISO
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Olympus PEN EPL3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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52
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.9 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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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF5

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2012-04-05 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
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 - 12800 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware Ver.0.3 
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-Ion, Panasonic DMW-BLE9E, 7.2V, 940mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material 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 920000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AFS (Single), AFF (Flexible), AFC (Continuous), MF 
Number of autofocus points 23 
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV Step, -3EV to +3EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer  
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Image format Still Image: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard). 
White balance bracketing 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis 
Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed; mini HDMI TypeC; Video: Auto / 1080i / 480p (576p in PAL system) Audio: Stereo 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Auto Flicker reduction Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch); MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation Yes 

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Sony NEX-5N

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-08-24 
Indicative price (USD) 860  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4928 x 3276  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.14  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.4 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.7  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr) 269  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FH50 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal top plate, Polycarbonate 
Mount material  
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes, +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV steps), 3 frames 
Exposure compensation +/-5.0 EV(1/3EV steps) 
Drive modes Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority, Self-timer, Continuous Self-timer, Bracketing 
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI (mini type C) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes (smart accessory terminal) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 Visual 
Video stabilisation  

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Olympus PEN EPL3

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  Optical 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion battery BLS-1 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization 0 - 40? (operation) / -20 - 60? (storage), 30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage) 
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 Yes 
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-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) 
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080 / 60fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus yes 
Video file format AVCHD 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Panasonic Lumix DMC GF5

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Sony NEX-5N

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Olympus PEN EPL3

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