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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

$783.99
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Compact Camera 12.8MP 3.1x Yes Sep 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
DP Review Gold Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Essential Ephotozine Editor's Choice
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review

, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 number 1 across all digital cameras.
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352 Reviews + 23 Awards
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21 Great Features
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1 Year Old
Overall Score
83
Very Good

Why Has it Scored This?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 23 awards including a "Recommended" award from review websites Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Pocket Lint, Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com, an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Ephotozine, Tomsguide.com, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com and a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk.
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Average
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Mediocre
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Good
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Good

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

23 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded by camera experts of all the latest comparable spec cameras.

The authors at review websites Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Pocket Lint, Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this low megapixel digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review websites Ephotozine, Tomsguide.com, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all of whom decided that this Panasonic camera was fantastic.

This Panasonic camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk, both of which decided that this Panasonic digital camera was very good.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both decided that this camera was terrific and gave it one of their highest awards. This Panasonic camera received a "Gold" award from both DP Review and Onfoto.ru.

In addition, the writer at review site Elektroniktest.dk gave this Panasonic digital camera a "Silver" award and concluded it was great and the writer at review website Expert Reviews decided that it was very good and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

46 experts from sites including DP Review, What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com have rated this Panasonic camera on average 89 out of 100. Digital camera experts think this low megapixel digital camera is one of the very best recently released similar spec digital cameras.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 306 owner reviews the average owner rating of this low megapixel digital camera is 89%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Quality Pictures

51 people who bought the product thought it was able to produce good images, 11 customers said in their reviews that the product was good in low light and six owners who purchased the product thought it had a good picture resolution. five customers said that it had a good image sensor.

Excellent Product Quality

32 owners thought the product was good quality.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased the product considered that it was noisy.

Easy to Use

28 customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use, eight owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed it thought it had a good interface.

Excellent Technical Features

10 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good features.

Good Brand

Based on 9,717 owner and expert reviews (including 796 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Excellent Battery Life

Three owners thought the product had a good battery life.

  • This is a camera for the individual with at least some level of photographic experience, from the enthusiast to the experienced pro who wants to have total control of a point and shoot that will deliver high quality images while not having to carry a heavy camera, battery grip and lens around…
  • So far, battery life is excellent…
  • One needs to turn the camera completely off to save battery…
    Bcs (Bhphotovideo.com) - February 2015

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Good Video Capture

Eight people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Lens

22 people who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 considered that it had a good lens, 13 people who purchased it wrote that it had a good autofocus and four people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser.

Excellent Design

Seven people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking, five owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed and two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was ergonomic.

Reasonably Priced

Five people wrote that it was good value for money.

Good Size

16 people wrote in their reviews that it was compact, three owners considered that the product was easy to carry around and two owners concluded that this digital camera was lightweight.

Robust

14 customers who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reckoned that it was well made and three people wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports video recording, as do most of the other new low megapixel digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other recently released low megapixel digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-LX100 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other recently released low megapixel digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 4". The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 351 grams, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports live view, as do most of the other recently released low megapixel digital cameras.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Lumix DMC-LX100 features noise reduction. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature noise reduction.

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Supports PictBridge

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a battery charger included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other recently released similar spec cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 features calendar. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also feature calendar.

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Features Histogram

The Lumix DMC-LX100 features histogram. Most of the other new low megapixel digital cameras also feature histogram.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Has an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has an HDMI, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video. The video resolution of all similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera ranges from 160 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 75 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other new cameras. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this type and age range from 75mm to 720mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 240mm.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Panasonic digital camera has a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 480 x 480 still image resolution(s). Latest cameras still image resolution(s) range from 384 x 480 to 6016 x 4000.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on latest cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a pretty average optical zoom (3.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other new low megapixel digital cameras.

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Supports 100, 200 and 13 More ISO Sensitivities

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by latest low megapixel digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only 4112 X 3088 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a 4112 x 3088 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 4928 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the image resolution ranges from 2560 х 1280 pixels to 7952 x 5304 pixels.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 28mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22. At only 1.7, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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12.8 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.8 megapixels camera.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this digital camera was released.


Reviews
99
352 Reviews + 23 Awards
Value for Money
79
Features for Portrait...
67
Average
Age
73
1 Year Old
Overall Score for Port...
71
Good
39
4112 X 3088 Pixels
Yes
Features for Portrait...
67
Average

Maximum Image Resolution

only 4112 x 3088 pixels image resolution


Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Pre-Flash

pre-flash


Smile Detection

smile detection


Handheld Remote Control

handheld remote control


Self-Timer

self-timer


Reviews
99
352 Reviews + 23 Awards
Value for Money
79
Features for Landscape...
48
Mediocre
Age
73
1 Year Old
Overall Score for Land...
62
Average
17
3.1x
39
4112 X 3088 Pixels
66
351g
72
350 Shots
Features for Landscape...
48
Mediocre

Optical Zoom

average optical zoom


Maximum Image Resolution

only 4112 x 3088 pixels image resolution


Weight

average weight


GPS (satellite)

does not have a GPS (satellite)


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Waterproof

waterproof


Electronic Compass

electronic compass


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

battery life (CIPA standard)


Anti-Dust Function

anti-dust function


Dustproof

dustproof


Reviews
99
352 Reviews + 23 Awards
Value for Money
79
Features for Everyday...
80
Good
Age
73
1 Year Old
Overall Score for Ever...
76
Good
66
351g
72
350 Shots
Yes
Features for Everyday...
80
Good

Weight

average weight


Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

battery life (CIPA standard)


Vari-Angle LCD Display

vari-angle LCD display


Face Detection

face detection


Reviews
99
352 Reviews + 23 Awards
Value for Money
79
Features for Sport Pho...
77
Good
Age
73
1 Year Old
Overall Score for Spor...
75
Good
100
1s
Yes
28
100, 200, 400, 80, 800, 160, 1,600,...
72
350 Shots
Features for Sport Pho...
77
Good

Image Stabilizer

has an image stabilizer


ISO Sensitivities

supports 100, 200 and 13 more ISO sensitivities


Camera Shutter Speed

camera shutter speed


Multi Burst Mode

multi burst mode


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

battery life (CIPA standard)


Waterproof

waterproof


Flash Recharging Time

flash recharging time


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic panasoniclx100, panasonic dmclx100ebk, panasonic dmclx100ebs, panasonic dmclx100k, panasonic dmclx100s, panasonic 69669736, panasonic 4tknd, panasonic 4tkne
Barcodes 00000069669736, 00502523284924, 00885170226722, 00885170226739, 05025232804917, 05025232804924, 05025232804955, 05025232804962, 05025232804979, 05025232804986

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