Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Leica D-Lux 6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Leica D-Lux 6

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.4
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-Lux 6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Leica D-Lux 6.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$580 - $798

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Leica D-Lux 6 Competitors

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$1,095

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Leica C Typ112

Leica C Typ112

Pro digicam

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Leica D-LUX 5

Leica D-LUX 5

Pro digicam

$1,300

Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Lumix DMC-LX7
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Leica D-Lux 6
D-Lux 6
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Avatar for Boll Boll (1:00 PM, October 28, 2013)
And don't forget the viewfinder....
 
Zak (8:40 PM, June 22, 2013)
They use the same sensor. Leica and Panasonic have been working toghether on this ones for years. Hence the Lumix's leica lens. The biggest difference is price and sofware.
 
Avatar for R_W_S R_W_S (2:56 AM, March 27, 2013)
Honestly, the only difference between these cameras is the price. (and color, name on the case, etc. ya ya I know. ) I don't know where snapsort is getting the data from, but now I doubt their whole system.