As well as being compared against other digicams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5 is also often compared to compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX30 and the Lumix DMC-LS2) and Canon (such as the PowerShot A3300 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LS5 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.8"), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and is newer (july 2011 vs october 1999).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

HP Photosmart C200

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the C200 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C200 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the C200 and DMC-LS5

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LS5 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 33 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and is newer (july 2011 vs january 2007).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30
4 years older
$325

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX30 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX30 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX30 and DMC-LS5

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS
6 months older
$231

Significant advantages of the A3300 IS (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A3300 IS (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

common strengths of the A3300 IS and DMC-LS5

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the AX650 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 320 shots

Significant disadvantages of the AX650 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 26 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the AX650 and DMC-LS5

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 420 shots vs 320 shots

Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Fujifilm FinePix AX300
5 months older

Significant advantages of the AX300 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AX300 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 26 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the AX300 and DMC-LS5

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix L4

Nikon Coolpix L4
5 years older

Significant advantages of the L4 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L4 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the L4 and DMC-LS5

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-LS2 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LS2 (vs the DMC-LS5)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the DMC-LS2 and DMC-LS5

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens