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

44

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

36

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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

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

$653

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$80 - $648

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

Sony Cybershot W580

Compact

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Compact

$145

3D Takes 3D photos
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42

Compact

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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