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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$464 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$438

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$565 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$280 body only

$391 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$438

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

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