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Advantages of the Nikon P7000

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LX5

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-LX5's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Battery life
Longer battery life
400 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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Around 20% larger sensor
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
110×66×43 mm vs 114×77×45 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
277 g vs 310 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              P7000f/2.8
              DMC-LX5f/2
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              P7000
              1. Lens
              2. Sensor shift
              DMC-LX5
              1. Lens
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              P7000350 shots
              DMC-LX5400 shots
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              P70001.3 fps
              DMC-LX56 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              10 MP

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              P70001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              DMC-LX51/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm

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              Nikon Coolpix P7000
              Coolpix P7000
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