Updated (July 2010): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A2

Fujifilm X-A2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$473 body only

$569 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $244

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Ultra compact

$228

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Travel zoom

$259

Screen size Much smaller screen

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