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

68

Nikon Coolpix P7100

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Mid size (110×66×43 mm)
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$961

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

Travel zoom

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$368

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Placeholder

Nikon D70s

Pro DSLR

$265 body only

$398 with 18-70mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$354

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Cheaper

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
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Nikon Coolpix P7100
Coolpix P7100
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