Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Tie
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

44

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

42

Tie

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
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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

$400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$535 - $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-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$535 - $698

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

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
Panasonic

Report a correction
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
Lumix DMC-LX3
Panasonic

Report a correction

Showing 1 comments

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