Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

65

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$407

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$450

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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 SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$218 - $229

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v
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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.