Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P310 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Nikon Coolpix P310

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P310.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Ultra compact

$278

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $648

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$530

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$700

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498 - $1,299

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
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Nikon Coolpix P310
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