overview Sensor size

Sensor size Sensor size
Four thirds 17.3x13mm

The camera's sensor is what turns light into a digital image. The larger the sensor, the more light you capture, and the better quality image you get. Most digicam's have the same size sensor, but a few have bigger sensors, and DSLRs have much bigger sensors.

Learn more about sensor sizes.

Compared To Compared to recent boutiques

Out of 12 recent boutiques, 10 have (significantly) better sensor size than the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II.

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II
Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Best
Full frame 44x33mm
Average
APS-H 35.6x23.8mm
Min
Four thirds 17.3x13mm