The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC50 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC50's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z60) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-T33)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LC50 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.5"), is significantly larger (compact (65×87×35 mm) vs super compact (95×61×20 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 5.9 MP), is older (january 2004 vs february 2006) and is thicker (1.4" vs 0.8").

Casio Exilim EX-Z60

Casio Exilim EX-Z60
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the EX-Z60 (vs the DMC-LC50)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.5"
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×61×20 mm) vs Compact (65×87×35 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z60 (vs the DMC-LC50)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the EX-Z60 and DMC-LC50

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T33

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-T33 (vs the DMC-LC50)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.5"
  • Significantly smaller: Compact (99×61×21 mm) vs Compact (65×87×35 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T33 (vs the DMC-LC50)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-T33 and DMC-LC50

  • Each has a built-in flash