Updated (September 2011): Compare the Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

49

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm Finepix X10.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$512

Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$435

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$548 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

discussion

Fujifilm Finepix X10
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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EGH (2:08 AM, November 05, 2011)
The LX5 is an incredible camera especially for the price. My experience with low light images has been excellent. I packs and trevels well and is easy to use. I looks classy and even a bit retro. Image quality is about 87-89% of my much bigger and more expensive DSLR the Nikon D-300. You really can't lose with this camera especially for the price.
 
steve (4:29 AM, September 13, 2011)
With Firmware v2.0 this well-proven LX5 design beats the X10, hands down!