Updated (July 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot S90 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Canon PowerShot S90

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

100

Canon PowerShot S90

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/1600 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$778

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

$527

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot S90 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$1,331

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Lowest price Much more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$778

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$553

External flash Supports an external flash
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
Panasonic

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Canon PowerShot S90
PowerShot S90
Canon

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