Nikon D5100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Winner
Nikon D5100

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,183 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
230 ms shutter lag
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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$459 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Competitors

Olympus E-620

Olympus E-620

Entry-level DSLR

$799 body only

$1,299 with 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$924 body only

$833 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$159

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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Nikon D5100
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