Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

77

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.4
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

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-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$899

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Sensor size Larger sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen

Olympus XZ-2 iHS Competitors

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$752

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$450 with 9mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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