Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

44

Nikon Coolpix P7100

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$548 - $698

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

$575

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$458

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$490

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$380

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Lighter

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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