Nikon D5100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Winner
Nikon D5100

71

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

28

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 body only

$440 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$510 body only

$748 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Entry-level DSLR

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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Nikon D5100
D5100
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10
Lumix DMC-L10
Panasonic

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