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

53

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Really small
Size
Mid size (110×66×43 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.7"
Light-weight
Weight
277 g
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $455

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$356

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$392

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$322

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,498 body only

$1,689 with 14-140mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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