Canon PowerShot G1X vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
Great color depth
Color depth
21.7 bits
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
310 ms shutter lag
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$548 - $699

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$700

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$450

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
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