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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
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-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$565 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$438

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$536

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Compact

Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$464 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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