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

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

56

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weight
Light-weight
142 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

$514

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$450

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Travel zoom

$138

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

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