Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Samsung NX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
2300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
310 ms shutter lag
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX5

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$547 - $698

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$689 body only

$591 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,800 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Larger

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