Pentax MX-1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
Pentax MX-1

75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax MX-1

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Pentax MX-1.

competitors

Pentax MX-1 Competitors

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$1,365

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Olympus Pen E-P5

Olympus Pen E-P5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 body only

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$545

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Olympus SH-21

Olympus SH-21

Travel zoom

$198

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

Waterproof

$356

Waterproof Waterproof
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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Pentax MX-1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
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