Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Leica X2

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

54

Leica X2

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
2300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
310 ms shutter lag
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Leica X2

Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica X2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$300

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$594 - $798

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Leica X2 Competitors

Leica X (Typ 113)

Leica X (Typ 113)

Boutique

$1,995

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$1,399 with 17mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$1,200

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
True resolution Lower true resolution

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