Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

57

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
310 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
2300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
2300 ms startup delay
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

$279 - $380

3D Takes 3D photos
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$600 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$279 - $380

3D Takes 3D photos
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Travel zoom

$99

Weight Lighter
Size Slightly smaller
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$485

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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