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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
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 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
Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-2

Travel zoom

$307

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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 Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$315

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$519 - $798

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

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