Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

49

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.4
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8

galleries

Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-2 iHS.
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 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$489 - $498

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$383

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus XZ-2 iHS Competitors

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$505

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$265

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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