Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

44

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

36

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 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$400

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$535 - $798

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$529

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$368

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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John (3:48 PM, September 29, 2011)
The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v has an 16.2mp sensor not an 9.7mp as is show.