General

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Brand
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Panasonic Panasonic
Lowest price
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$392.49 $699.99
Announced
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July 2012 July 2010

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CCD
Sensor size
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1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
Megapixels
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10 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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10 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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3648 × 2736 3648 × 2736
Pixel size
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4.2 µm² 5.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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920k dots 460k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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3.8x 3.8x
Wide angle
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24 mm 24 mm
Telephoto
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90 mm 90 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/1.4 f/2
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/2.3 f/3.3
Macro focus
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1.0 cm 1.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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111×68×46 mm 110×66×43 mm
Depth
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1.8" 1.7"
Weight
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298 g 277 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 720p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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120 fps None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 25fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 50fps
  6. 720p @ 60fps
  7. 720p @ 100fps
  8. 720p @ 120fps
  9. 1080p @ 25fps
  10. 1080p @ 30fps
  11. 1080p @ 50fps
  12. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 848 x 480 @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes No
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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Yes No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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3700 ms 2300 ms
Shutter lag
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241 ms 310 ms
Battery life
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330 shots 400 shots
Continuous shooting
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11 fps 6 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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23 23
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
  4. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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50.0 41.0
Color depth
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20.7 bits 19.6 bits
Dynamic range
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11.7 EV 10.8 EV
Low light performance
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147 ISO 132 ISO
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