Updated (November 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
55.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
703 ISO
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-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1

Pro digicam

$391

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$627

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Aperture Narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$118 body only

$314 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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