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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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-Lux 6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
750 ms startup delay
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Leica D-Lux 6

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Startup delay Much less startup delay 750 ms vs 3700 ms
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4.9x less delay when turning on
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LX7

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Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 11 fps vs 2 fps
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5.5x faster continuous shooting
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)
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/1.4
3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
920k dots
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
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
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Zoom Poor zoom Help
3.8x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
10 MP
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm

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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
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
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
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
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
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
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 x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$599

Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$799

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Leica D-Lux 6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica C Typ112

Leica C Typ112

Pro digicam

$649

Focus points Many more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Leica D-LUX 5

Leica D-LUX 5

Pro digicam

$769

Sensor size Larger sensor
Size Smaller
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Leica V-Lux 4

Leica V-Lux 4

Super zoom

$899

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,099 - $1,100

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$280 - $379

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Higher true resolution
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

$299

Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle

appearance

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discussion

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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.