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

51

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

41

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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weight
Light-weight
142 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"

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

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$9,416

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Much more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$298

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

Compact

$499

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$230

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
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