Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

66

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
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
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-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$514

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$479

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$450

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

Compact

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$479

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$999

Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor

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