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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$426

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$426

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life

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