Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

42

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

33

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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Ultra compact

$277

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$529

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

$280

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100

Travel zoom

$290

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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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.