Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$130

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$424 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

GPS Has a GPS
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$599

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Aperture Narrower aperture

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100percentmug (1:43 PM, June 29, 2011)
Does the LX5 have the Summicron Lens?