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Panasonic DMCLX7WR Digital Camera

$419.95
Compact Camera 10.1MP 4x Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Thirteen industry awards
Lens quality very good from 2.8, sensor g
Unacceptable noise level
435 Reviews + 13 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

This Panasonic digital camera has received thirteen awards from expert review sites.

This low megapixel digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no all of whom concluded that this digital camera was very good.

The experts at review websites Trusted Reviews, M3.idg.se and Akam.no all thought that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both concluded that this digital camera was fantastic and gave it their highest award. Photoreview.com.au and Log.com.tr both gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

An other three expert review sites all endorsed this Panasonic digital camera. The author at review site DP Review gave this digital camera a "Silver" award and thought it was very good and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award. This camera also received a "Best Buy" award from website Itproportal.com who thought it was was good.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourty-six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and Trusted Reviews this low megapixel digital camera has an overall expert rating of 84%. This puts this camera in the top 10% of all the cameras of this type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 537 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is superb. 222 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the cameras that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average owner review score then this Panasonic camera is in the top 16%.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,853 user and expert reviews (including 695 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The DMC-LX7 features voice recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Noise At High Sensitivities

Nineteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Dp Review wrote “Noise at high sensitivities”. Pc Mag mentioned “Noisy images at ISO 1600 and up”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Noise at high ISO”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Nineteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Dp Review wrote “Noise at high sensitivities”. Pc Mag mentioned “Noisy images at ISO 1600 and up”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Noise at high ISO”.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the DMC-LX7 does not support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Canon S120 ($565.00) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The DMC-LX7 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not feature bluetooth.

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Smart TV

GPS or Touch-Screen

One customer who bought the Panasonic DMC-LX7 mentioned that it did not have gps. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “GPS or touch-screen”.


Support

Manual Aperture Ring

Sixty-eight people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Dcresource.com said “Full manual controls with RAW support, numerous ways to adjust w”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote five years ago “Updates the camera with a new ultra bright f/1.4 3.8x Leica optical zoom lens with Mega O.I.S, manual aperture ring around the lens, ND filter, RAW shooting”. Expert review site Techradar.com said “The ability to shoot in raw format and full manual controls, many people will surely” in their review of this digital camera.


Power

Good Battery Life

Nineteen customers reckoned that the product had a good battery life. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very good battery life”. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “Strong Battery” in their review. Four years ago Yocce said on Bhphotovideo.com “Battery life could be better”.


Weight & Dimensions

The Image Quality is As Good As it Gets in a Compact Camera

Ninety-nine people said that this digital camera was compact. Dp Review said “Leica lens is exceptionally sharp for compact form factor with physical aperture dials”. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “The image quality is as good as it gets in a compact camera” . Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus five years ago “Unfortunately (for Panasonic), Sony has revolutionised the expert compact market with the RX100” in their review of this digital camera.

Seventeen customers who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Richard mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Too big too heavy at 12 ozs” in his review of this digital camera. Robert the Overwhelmed he said on Bhphotovideo.com “The camera is heavy compared to compact cameras I have been used to using” in his review of the Panasonic DMC-LX7. Mr Plod said in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “The camera is quite bulky and then only pocketable in a large coat pocket”.

Nine owners who bought it agreed that it was a good body shape. Bhphotovideo.com gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “Nice Body Color”. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “The metal-finish body produces a classy, high-end feel that doesn't disappoint, while the ability to add an EVF is bound to appeal to the more discerning shooter”. Expert website Hereshow.ca mentioned five years ago “This tiny full-featured 10.1MP camera, with a mostly metal body, boasts several benefits over Panasonic's highly-rated Lumix DMC-LX5, which it replaces” in their review of this digital camera.

Nine customers reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Easy to carry” in their review of this digital camera.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good structurally. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good construction”. Five years ago Mm gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Beautiful construction, amazing low light photos”. Macsg1 wrote on Bhphotovideo.com in the same month “It has a solid construction and battery life is good also”.

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Average Weight

The DMC-LX7 has a pretty typical weight (269 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Nikon 1 V1 ($3,866.68) (294g), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95) (265g).

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Features

Plenty of Useful Shooting Features

Fourty-seven people who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Trusted Reviews gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Plenty of useful shooting features”. Five years ago expert review site Techradar.com wrote “With lots of fantastic features and brilliant image quality, Panasonic has produced a compact camera to be proud of with the LX7” in their Panasonic DMC-LX7 review. Expert review site Itreviews.com wrote four years ago “The camera has some advanced features tha” but they only rated it 60 out of 100.


Battery

330 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DMC-LX7 is a digital camera that takes 330 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Ten ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic DMC-LX7 is more than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The ISO sensitivities "80", "160", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Lens System

Nine Aspheric Elements

The DMC-LX7 is a nine aspheric element camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic DMC-LX7 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera range from 4.5mm to 38mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera is 1.3, the largest is 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3. When compared to other cameras that were released more than two years ago, the minimum aperture number of the Panasonic DMC-LX7 of only 1.4 is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 2.8 times zoom factor, the DMC-LX7 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera. The average digital zoom of cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera is 4.1x, and the digital zooms range from 0.71x to 14x.

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (4x), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 ($339.95) (4x) both from Panasonic.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera is 1.8 and the smallest is 22. When compared to other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera that we have checked, the DMC-LX7's maximum aperture number of only 2.3 is one of the biggest.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.28mm to 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 230mm. At only 90 millimeters, the DMC-LX7 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the DMC-LX7 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

If this digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (24x), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 ($339.95) (24x) both from Panasonic.

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Design

Good Looking

Thirty-seven customers who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Pretty Good Videos”. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Easy Beautiful Picttures” in their review. Expert review site Techradar.com rated the Panasonic DMC-LX7 the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012 It's been over two years since Panasonic upgraded its premium LX lineup, which in Panasonic terms is a pretty long time indeed” in their review of this digital camera.

Twelve people mentioned that this digital camera was well designed. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Polished and refined design” in their review of this digital camera. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The aperture ring and ND filter button are welcome additions to an already proven design that particularly appeals to more experienced photograp” in their review of this digital camera. Robt said in his review of this digital camera “Very well designed and executed piece of equipment”.

Six people considered that it was smooth. Five years ago Neocamera.com wrote “Smooth highquality video capture” in their review of this digital camera. Also five years ago expert website Hardwarezone.com.my mentioned “Handling is smooth and nearly perfect for a prosumer camera, with manual controls within easy reach; we especially like having the aperture ring on”. Z-Man wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “With it's fast, wide, sharp lens, easily navigable menu and smooth, fast operational time”.

One customer who purchased this digital camera thought it was retro. Chait wrote in their review of this digital camera last year “It has Retro camera look”.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was ergonomic. Candid Capturer wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “For a point and shoot, this is a very capable camera - good in low light, wide-angle zoom lens, convenient ergonomics for manual control”.

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Lens Quality Very Good from 2.8, Sensor G

One hundred and thirty-one people who purchased the Panasonic DMC-LX7 agreed that it was good quality. Dcresource.com wrote “Excellent photo quality, with less noise than typical compact cameras” . Digital Versus mentioned “Good build quality, handles well, good balance between simplicity”. Digital Versus also said “Lens quality very good from 2.8, sensor g” in their review.

Good Build Quality, Handles Well, Good Balance Between Simplicity

Fifty-two owners said in their reviews that the product was well made. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Construction soigne, ergonomie agrable et bon quilibre simplicit fonctions avances”. Macworld.co.uk said “Relatively lightweight and compact dimensions for a metal build enthusiasts camera, bright aperture lens, built-in visual effects, hotshoe” in their review of this digital camera. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Solid built quality” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Eight owners considered that it was reliable. Four years ago expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “The LX7 cuts the proverbial mustard, but, despite being as consistently competent and reliable as one might hope, in p”. In the same month expert review site Itproportal.com said “It offers fast, reliable and accurate performance”. Yank in the Uk said in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “The loss of my trusty LX-3 (went in the washer inadvertently) meant my timing was now” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Six people who purchased it agreed that it was strong and durable. Four years ago Steve wrote “So far, lens seems durable, easy to clean with good microfiber cloth”. Whensly mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “I loved the LX3 until I dropped it off of a Ferry boat” but they scored the product 60 out of 100. Charlie mentioned five years ago “Sturdy and more options than we will ever use” in his review of this digital camera.

Two people who bought it considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Sonic the Pana wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I recently bought the LX7 to replace my damaged beyond repair LX5”. Egf wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Unfortunately had damaged about three years ago”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress. An anonymous author wrote on Walmart.com “It's a shame Panasonic doesn't offer an underwater housing for this excellent camera!” and gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Tactile Aperture Control

Eighty-seven owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk five years ago “Tactile aperture control” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-LX7 and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. In the same month Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Dedicated aperture control ring”. Dpexpert.com.au said “The lensconcentric control rings are a nice touch” .

Twenty-one customers agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Manual settings” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com also said “User friendly menu” in their review. Teddy scored it 4 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this digital camera “While it has automatic settings for quick shooting”.

Ten people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to handle. Dp Review mentioned four years ago “Superb manual handling”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Good handling”. Dimic mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Handling is pretty good”.

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Mdifanis rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “And its size makes it very comfortable to hold and use.1080p video is remarkable”. Alex said in his review of this digital camera five years ago “Control and everything just makes it easier for my big hands” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Justshootaway wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “When I shoot with RX100, I feel like I have modern marvels in my hands whereas with LX7 I feel like I have the right tool with me” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. David mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “It was very easy to set up a custom setting (C!/C2) so that I have my personal settings set”. Earthecho mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Automatic exposure bracketing is easier now to setup via the user interface.” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The DMC-LX7 has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The DMC-LX7 features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also feature multi-shot function.

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Features Album Organization

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 features album organization, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Features Calendar

The DMC-LX7 features calendar, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The DMC-LX7 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Features Histogram

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 features histogram, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the DMC-LX7 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DMC-LX7 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 921,600 pixels, the DMC-LX7 has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera range from 640 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic DMC-LX7 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The DMC-LX7 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DMC-LX7 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The DMC-LX7 has a wrist strap included. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a wrist strap included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The DMC-LX7 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has a batteries included, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1536 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1920, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2304 x 2304, 2560 x 1920, 2736 x 2736, 3072 x 2304 and 3776 x 2520 and 3968 x 2232. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The DMC-LX7 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera is 4608 x 3456 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-LX7 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-LX7 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Good Exposure Control

Six people thought this digital camera had good exposure controls. Four years ago Uncle J scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “A quick and easy exposure compensation dial”. Ryan said “I really love the fact that it has so many manual options for more advanced shooting (aperture control and picture format from 1” in his review of this digital camera. Big Poppa Mike wrote in their review of this digital camera “The camera is easy to use with a lot of rich features such as adjusting aperture settings and the quick 11 fps is super sweet”.

1080 60 Video

Sixty-nine people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for video recording. Four years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their Panasonic DMC-LX7 review on PC Mag “1080 60 video”. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Very versatile photo and video modes”. Dp Review also mentioned “Excellent video bitrate along with stereo sound” in their review.

Good Flash

Eighteen customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good flash. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Good Slow Flash Feature” although they only rated this digital camera 3 stars out of 5. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “Don't Need A Flash” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “Shoe Mount For Flash” in their review.

Excellent Screen

Seventeen customers who purchased the Panasonic DMC-LX7 concluded that it had a good screen. Bhphotovideo.com said “Top Grade Display”. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “Lcd Screen Good” in their review. R. Bertoia gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Nice large view screen”.

Ten customers who reviewed the product considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Digitalartsonline.co.uk mentioned “Hotshoe and accessory port for attachment of optional extra, such as an EVF”. Four years ago Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Hochauflsender EVF”. Trusted Reviews said “Hotshoe accessory port can accomodate an EVF” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Ten owners mentioned that it had a good viewfinder. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Viewfinder Available” . Mm wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Replace the flash with the viewfinder built in and it would be perfect”. Sneakle said on Bhphotovideo.com “I like to have a viewfinder so I bought the Panasonic Digital Viewfinder for this camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was mirrorless. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.my gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Everything that we've known as certain has been thrown topsy turvy in 2012; we have entry level full-frame DSLR cameras, compact APS-C mirrorless cameras and even full-frame compacts”.

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Very Low Image Noise

Two hundred and thirty-two people considered that the Panasonic DMC-LX7 was able to produce good images. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review eleven years ago “Takes photos in widescreen format”. Dp Review also wrote “1.4 2.3 wide aperture, great layout including physical aperture ring, small and light, sharp and detailed images, shoots raw” in their review. Dp Review also mentioned “Crisp and clear images” in their review.

Fifty-nine owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Excellent in low light” in their review of this digital camera. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “Great low light photos” in their review. Dpreview.com mentioned on DP Review four years ago “Good low-light performance”.

Thirty-six people who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Dcresource.com wrote “3inch rotating LCD with 920 000 pixels, very good outdoorlow light visibility” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar wrote “Raw format shooting”. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent responsiveness, even when shooting RAWJpeg”.

Eighteen owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good image sensor. Dcresource.com wrote “Multiaspect sensor maintains the same focal length at all four aspect ratios”. Photographyblog.com mentioned “The LX7 also offers an improved 10 megapixel sensor, full 1080p HD movies an”. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “It features a 10.1-megapixel MOS Sensor (1/1.7 inch)”.

Fifteen people who reviewed it considered that it had a good ISO range. Dp Review mentioned “Qualit optique de trs haut vol ds 2 8, capteur bon jusqu' 800 ISO” in their review of this digital camera. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “High Iso Capabilities” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It's best to keep the ISO set on the low side” and gave the product a score of 70 out of 100.

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Fastest Lens

Two hundred and ten people who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-LX7 considered that it had a good lens. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Fast wide aperture lens”. Five years ago Digital Versus wrote “Very fast lens at all focal lengths (telephoto aperture at 2.3” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Trusted Reviews wrote “Excellent lens with ultrafast aperture” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Fourty-two customers who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good autofocus. Four years ago Dp Review said “Snappy autofocus”. Dp Review also mentioned “Fast autofocus and shutter lag” in their review. Camera Labs wrote five years ago “Close 1cm macro focus”.

Thirty-six owners who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good zoom. Dcresource.com wrote “3.8X optical zoom Leica lens allows for better low light shots, more background blur” . Camera Labs scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Very bright 1.4 2.3 zoom lens”. Four years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 has a larger than average image sensor and fast zoom lens.” in their review of this digital camera.

Nine people who purchased it reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Impressive image stabilization” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review also said “Image stabilization is rock-solid” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote “Good Image Stabilization”.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Panasonic DMC-LX7 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic DMC-LX7 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras of this type and age.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the DMC-LX7 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic afpanlx7wb1bdl, panasonic 101mp
Barcodes 00617689557741, 00885170087361, 00885170087378, 05025232681655, 05025232681679, 05025232681730, 08851700873614, 08851700873782

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