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

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$549

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$609 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$350

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$307 - $398

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Travel zoom

$215

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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