Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Pentax MX-1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

81

Pentax MX-1

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax MX-1

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.
Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Pentax MX-1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

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

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Longer battery life
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Pentax MX-1 Competitors

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$1,639

Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$999

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$317 with 5-15mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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