Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots

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

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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448 - $650

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
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Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$712 body only

$1,103 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

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Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
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Leica D-Lux 3

Pro digicam

$1,499

Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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