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

Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
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
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1

Pro digicam

$391

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Pro digicam

$627

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$425 - $448

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Autofocus Faster autofocus
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Boutique

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen

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.