Updated (August 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Mid size (110×66×43 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.7"
Light-weight
Weight
277 g
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150.
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

$652

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
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-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$580 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$319

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$598

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$279

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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