Updated (July 2010): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Samsung EX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Samsung EX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

100

Samsung EX1

96

Runner-up

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
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung EX1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid

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 Samsung EX1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$778

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$479

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Samsung EX1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$2,042

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$403 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

$536

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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