Updated (January 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

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

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
142 g

galleries

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

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$533

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Shorter battery life
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$603

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FH10

Panasonic Lumix FH10

Ultra compact

$150

Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$430

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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