Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

75

Sony NEX-5N

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$500

Size Smaller
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$515 - $798

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 body only

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,399 body only

$779 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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