Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$652

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$580 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Leica D-LUX 5

Leica D-LUX 5

Pro digicam

$1,300

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Lowest price Significantly more expensive

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$580 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$652

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$990

Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

discussion

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