Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

65

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

62

Runner-up

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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$533

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$9,416

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Much more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$418

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$139

Weight Lighter
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

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