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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LX100

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
Size
Smaller
115×66×55 mm vs 131×100×77 mm
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2.4x smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Weight
Significantly lighter
393 g vs 800 g
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2x lighter
Thickness
Thinner
2.2" vs 3"
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Around 30% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 8.3 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.67x vs 0.62x
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Around 20% larger viewfinder
Lowest price
Cheaper
$537.59 vs $1,786.32
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The best price we've seen is $1,249 cheaper (3.3x less)
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Advantages of the Pentax K-3 II

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
720 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 2.5x more shots per battery charge
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24.1 MP vs 12.7 MP
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Capture around 90% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,037k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The K-3 II's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              DMC-LX100Digital
              K-3 IIPentaprism
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Daylight shooting only
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

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