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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm x20

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Sensor size Larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The x20's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 12 fps vs 11 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LX7

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Aperture Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-LX7's lens captures much more light (1 f-stop)
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 270 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 111x68x46 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $347.99 vs $599.00
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The best price we've seen is $251 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Thickness Thinner 1.8" vs 2.2"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 298 g vs 353 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20:f/2.0
DMC-LX7:f/1.4
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Zoom Poor zoom Help
x20:4x
DMC-LX7:3.8x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
x20:12 MP
DMC-LX7:10 MP

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$360 - $574

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Focus points Has slightly more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$447 - $449

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$798

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is much more expensive
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

$299

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$471 - $484

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
GPS Has a built-in GPS
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,099 - $1,100

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$684

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$599 - $999

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$280 - $398

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Higher true resolution
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Sensor size Larger sensor
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture

appearance

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