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Advantages of the Leica C-LUX 1

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Size
Significantly smaller
94×51×24 mm vs 105×58×33 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the C-LUX 1's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.3"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
155 g vs 219 g
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Around 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS10

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Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Zoom
More zoom
16x vs 3.6x
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Around 19.5x more zoom
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 207k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DMC-ZS10's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 8s
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7.5x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              C-LUX 1400 ISO
              DMC-ZS101,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              C-LUX 1207k dots
              DMC-ZS10460k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              C-LUX 13 fps
              DMC-ZS1010 fps

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