Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

46

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
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

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$575

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Aperture Much wider aperture
Autofocus Faster autofocus
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Aperture Much wider aperture
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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.