Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

61

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$597 body only

$685 - $738 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$252 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

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