The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC33 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC33's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot S200) and Pentax (such as the Optio SV)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LC33 compared to other compact competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), is much larger (compact (96×66×34 mm) vs compact (91×56×28 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
10 years newer
$232

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the DMC-LC33)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Compact (96×66×34 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the DMC-LC33)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S200 and DMC-LC33

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Compact (96×66×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 181 g vs 215 g

Pentax Optio SV

Pentax Optio SV
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the SV (vs the DMC-LC33)

  • Much smaller: Compact (91×56×28 mm) vs Compact (96×66×34 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 1.8" vs 1.5"
  • Significantly lighter: 165 g vs 215 g

Significant disadvantages of the SV (vs the DMC-LC33)

  • None found

common strengths of the SV and DMC-LC33

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Compact (91×56×28 mm) vs Compact (96×66×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 165 g vs 215 g