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

78

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

45

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

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$521

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$470

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$450

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$741 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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