Summary Panasonic DMC-LX3

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Camera only $284
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Within its price range #n/a of 9 Among similar cameras #n/a of 33
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom Help 2.5x Screen size Help 3.0"
Aperture Help f/2.0 Screen resolution Help 460k dots
Wide angle Help 24 mm Movie format Help 720p @ 24fps
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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-LX3 vs other recent pro digicams

Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Size Really small Help
Compact 109x60x27 mm
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Thickness Thin Help
1.1"
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Battery life Above average battery life Help
380 shots
Weight Light Help
265 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$283.69

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-LX3 vs other recent pro digicams

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
94 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
39.0
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 24fps
Color depth Little color depth Help
19.6 bits
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.8 EV
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
770 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
July, 2008
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Avatar for Albert Argilaga Claramunt Albert Argilaga Claramunt (8:13 PM, January 03, 2014)
I found a great photographer using this camera in flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveland2011/ it seems a perfect equilibrium between size and quality to bring with you everywere.
 
sjogro (5:12 PM, January 09, 2012)
This is a great camera for creative photography. A sharp and fast lens with great wide-angle. Overall usage takes a little learning (as always) but is simple and not frustrating. Probably a bit old to recommend now, but this page definitely deserves at least one user comment praising this camera!