Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

95

Sony NEX-5N

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
241 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$578 - $598

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Startup delay Less startup delay
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$395 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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