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Panasonic LX100 Digital Camera

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12.8MP 3.1x MOS Sep 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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38 Reasons For

Twenty-One Industry Awards

Experts love this camera and have given it twenty-one awards.

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Lydogbilde.no, Pocket Lint, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all endorse this compact camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

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

The reviewers at DP Review and Onfoto.ru both wrote that this Panasonic digital camera was outstanding and gave it their "Gold" award.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" from both Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk, both of which decided that this compact camera was great.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 90% based on fourty-one expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com. The expert review sites think this compact camera is one of the very best similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 125 owner reviews this Panasonic digital camera has a terrific average owner rating.

Good Quality Pictures

Seventeen customers concluded that the product was able to produce good images. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent image quality, large sensor for a compact camera, fast”. Ephotozine also said “Great photo quality”. Ephotozine also wrote “Impressive image quality from larger sensor”.

Several Panasonic LX100 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good image sensor. Two years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned “Features a Micro Four Thirds sensor”. Ephotozine said in the same month “Large sensor in a compact body”. Wired.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The LX100 has a 12.8-megapixel sensor that's about five times the size of the LX”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “High resolution electronic viewfinder”. Ephotozine also wrote “12fps continuous shooting”. Straitstimes.com wrote three years ago “It has a high resolution of 2.74 mill”.

Two Panasonic LX100 owners said that the Panasonic LX100 was good in low light. Howtospendit.ft.com wrote “Carries a cracking Leica lens – a bright f1.7 that makes low-light photography”. One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Ephotozine mentioned “Top-notch high ISO performance” .

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Good Quality Lens

Some Panasonic LX100 owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good lens. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote two years ago “A bright 24-70mm f/1.7-2.8 lens”. Ephotozine mentioned “Fast lens is useful for low light shooting”. Ephotozine also wrote “Excellent 1.7 2.8 Leica lens”.

Some people said in their reviews that the Panasonic LX100 had a good zoom. Ephotozine wrote “Ottima qualit d'immagine in un corpo compatto, obiettivo zoom luminoso e versatile, video 4K, comandi immediati e approfonditi, veloce e reattiva in tutte le operazioni” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “The LX 100's light-gathering ability sets a new high for a compact camera with a zoom lens” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “This is larger than that used by almost any other camera with a built-in zoom lens” in their review of the Panasonic LX100.

A few people agreed that it had a good autofocus. Ephotozine wrote “Speedy autofocus”. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert review site Steve's Digicams “An extremely fast AutoFocus”.

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Good Size

Thirty-two Panasonic LX100 owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was compact. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “Panasonic retakes the lead in the advanced compact competition with its LX100”. Cnet.com also wrote “(for the most part) class-leading performance, result in one of my favorite compact cameras ever”. Cnet.com also wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is probably one of our favorite compact cameras ever”.

Good Product Quality

Sixteen customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. J Weston wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture quality” in their review of the Panasonic LX100. J Weston also said “Good quality electronic viewfinder”. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com three years ago “Really good photo and video quality”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers concluded that it was good for video recording. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Digital Versus “A generally bright lens, 4K video”. Gizmodo.com wrote “It's one of the best options for taking great pics and video”.

Nice Design

Some people thought the Panasonic LX100 was good looking. Ephotozine said in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “Compact form factor and gorgeous design”. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg wrote “Introduction This year has been pretty good for the high-end digital compact segment - Sony released the third iteration of its popular Cyber-shot RX100 series” in their review of this digital camera.

A few people said in their reviews that it was a good design. Ephotozine said “Excellent design”. Cybershack.com.au wrote in their Panasonic LX100 review “The design is stunning”. One Panasonic LX100 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Ephotozine mentioned “Sharp Leica lens, decent battery life, superb ergonomics, sharp EVF” .

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Good Technical Features

A few customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago Cnet.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “A great set of features and generally class-leading performance”. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned “The LX100 is packed with some really handy features” . Expert website Photoreview.com.au mentioned “It's one of the nicest fixed-lens compact cameras we've used in the past 12 months and provides an excellent set of features for serious photo enthusiasts” in their Panasonic LX100 review and scored the product 4 stars.

Easy to Use

Four people wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic LX100 was easy to use. Ephotozine wrote “Excellent control layout” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “The LX100 is aimed at experienced photographers who want a small, high quality compact camera that affords plenty of control”.

Two Panasonic LX100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. J Weston scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It handles much better” in their review of the Panasonic LX100. One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their Panasonic LX100 review “The menu system is excellent and very s”.

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Good Brand

Panasonic is one of the superior digital camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Panasonic also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

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Robust

Five people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Ephotozine said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent build quality and handling”. Ephotozine also said “Great build”. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “It has a solid build”.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Gizmodo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “$900 is a tough proposition for many of us”. One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was reliable. Dpreview.com mentioned on expert review site DP Review “Dependable image quality and excellent hands-on controls make this one of the”.

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Good Support

Three Panasonic LX100 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Ephotozine mentioned “Excellent manual controls”. Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “The direct manual controls, excellent e” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Expert review site Gizmodo.in said in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments” .

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five customers who bought the Panasonic LX100 said that it had a good viewfinder. Ephotozine wrote in their review of this digital camera “Impressive electronic viewfinder builtin”. Expert website Straitstimes.com said “It does have a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) positioned at the top left” .

A few Panasonic LX100 owners who reviewed the product said that it had an electronic viewfinder. Ephotozine wrote in their Panasonic LX100 review “Builtin EVF is a real plus”. One Panasonic LX100 reviewer considered that it was mirrorless.

One person who reviewed the Panasonic LX100 mentioned that it had a good screen. Expert website Straitstimes.com mentioned “Display and built-in EVFThe 3-inch 921,000-dot display (640 x 480 pixels) on the camera back is not tiltable” in their review of the Panasonic LX100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer reckoned that it was quiet. Ephotozine wrote “2475mm 1.72.8 equivalent lens opens the door to creative images, classic controls and layout, silent operation with electronic shutter option, autofocus options surpass many compacts” in their review of the Panasonic LX100.

One person who purchased the product mentioned that it was noisy. Ephotozine said in their review of this digital camera “Very good noise performance”.

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Good Battery Life

Several people thought this digital camera had a good battery life.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic LX100 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the LX100 do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi and we think the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($749.99) which is cheaper; or the X100 ($349.95), and the X100T both from Fujifilm which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Panasonic LX100 has an image stabilizer.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the PowerShot G12, and the PowerShot G15 both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X20 is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider including the PowerShot G15, or the PowerShot G15 both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X20 which is cheaper.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot G12 (MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the LX100.

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Features Four Image Quality Adjustments

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of image adjustment modes than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features a Sharpness image quality adjustment, which is the most commonly featured image quality adjustment featured on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100. The image quality adjustments "Colour depth", "Contrast" and "Saturation" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this spec and age. This Panasonic camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this spec and age. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to the LX100 the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3,200 to 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 16,000. The Panasonic LX100 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s (51,200) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the LX100 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 4s and 250s. At 60 seconds, the Panasonic LX100 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the LX100.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic LX100 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-one times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 768 x 512 pixels. This digital camera also 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. Across all digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the LX100 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the LX100. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Panasonic camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the LX100. The photo effectss "Art", "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the LX100 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 16, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. The Panasonic LX100 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (16) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Panasonic LX100 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-seven times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the LX100 the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic digital camera supports 3 and 200 ISO sensitivitys, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this camera.

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Has Two Camera Playbacks

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly found camera playback is Movie, but this camera playback is not found on this digital camera. The camera playbacks Slide show and Thumbnails are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Panasonic camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the LX100. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Face detection" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very High Magnification

The lowest magnification of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago is 0.58x, the highest is 1.4x, and the average magnification is 0.79x. When compared to other compact cameras that are a similar age to the LX100, the Panasonic LX100's magnification of 1.39 times zoom factor is one of the highest.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic LX100 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 27mm.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

Cameras of this age and spec have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 4.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.5. The Panasonic LX100 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 1.7) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One person said that this digital camera did not have good exposure controls.

Poor Connectivity

One Panasonic LX100 owner who bought this digital camera concluded that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Ephotozine mentioned “WiFi connectivity is slow” . One Panasonic LX100 owner mentioned that the Panasonic LX100 was not wifi compatible. Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It lacks a built-in ND filter and you can't adjust exposures via Wi-Fi”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic LX100 does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider including the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($749.99), or the Canon PowerShot G12; or the Fujifilm X100 ($349.95).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not support video capability. The Panasonic LX100 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at including the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($749.99), or the Canon PowerShot G12 which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Panasonic LX100 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm X100T which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic LX100 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the LX100 are not 3D. The Panasonic LX100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic LX100 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the LX100 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the LX100 the optical zooms range from 2x to 30x. At only 3.1 times zoom factor, the Panasonic LX100 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the LX100.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

If the sensor type of this Panasonic camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G12 (CCD) which is also cheaper.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Panasonic LX100 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution(s). Across all digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic LX100

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the LX100 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Panasonic LX100 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the LX100.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Fujifilm X100 ($349.95) which has better reviews; or the Canon PowerShot G15, and the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($749.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic LX100 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper cameras such as the PowerShot G12, or the PowerShot G15 both from Canon.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic LX100 has a fairly typical weight (351 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix X20 (333g and cheaper), or the Canon PowerShot G15 (352g and cheaper).

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Average Megapixel

The Panasonic LX100 has a fairly standard megapixel (12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X100T (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)
Speakers
USB Port

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Expert Reviews

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19 November 2015

The Panasonic Lumix LX100 is Panasonic's premium serious compact camera, and features a Micro Four Thirds sensor, a bright 24-70mm f/1.7-2.8 lens, a 3inch screen, and an electronic viewfinder. It... Read more…

Excellent image quality, large sensor for a compact camera, fast and sharp Leica lens, decent battery life, superb ergonomics, sharp EVF
Great photo quality
Compact form factor and gorgeous design
Physical manual controls
Great bang for buck, despite the high price
No touch or tilt LCD, flash is a separate piece, a bit large for the pocket
Can feel a tiny bit cramped
No microphone input
WiFi connectivity is slow
Complex controls

Like most Panasonic cameras, the DMC-LX100 (one of the year's most critically acclaimed) is both modest-looking and carries a cracking Leica lens ? a bright f1.7 that makes low-light photography... Read more…

5 June 2015

Jump to our Best Compact cameras, Ultra-zoom cameras and Bridge camerasTo make this article easier to browse, and to make it easier for you to find the camera you're after, we've split it into... Read more…

26 May 2015

The Panasonic LX100 is an integrated lens camera with an MFT sensor and a 3.1x zoom lens. The retro-style camera has numerous function buttons and setup dials/lens rings that help the user change... Read more…

18 March 2015

Despite its compact size, which sits very nicely in your hand when in use, the LX100 is packed with some really handy features, and enough controls to make accessing them a breeze. From adjusting... Read more…

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Reviewed 20 August 2015 by Justin
Justin would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

The Panasonic Lumix LX 100 ? A near perfect camera for a select group of people. Let me begin by identifying who this camera is not for. This is not a camera for amateur photographers. Tbe LX 100... Read more…

Reviewed 8 November 2014 by Planet Pocket Tool
Planet Pocket Tool would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

These small footprint cameras just keep getting better and better. I have a Fuji X100, Fuji X10 and a Leica X2 in addition to many other digital cameras both large and small. I also owned one of... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Toxictabasaco
Toxictabasaco would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (Verified Purchase)

The LX100 serves me as a compact camera for street video & photography, and time lapse. I use it with a Axler Robin 05r stabilizer which both together weigh less than 2 Lbs. What I like about the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2014 by JAYoung
JAYoung would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (Verified Purchase)

I've had the LX100 for about a week now and am very happy with my purchase, as well as the quick and efficient service by B&H.I wanted a small and capable carry-around camera with a fast lens,... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2014 by Mirrorless Journey
Mirrorless Journey would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (Verified Purchase)

I did a user review on my web site (MirrorlessJourney) with a lot of photos and videos shot in real life with this camera. I love it. The AF is fast and precise. The bokeh is sublime with a very... Read more…

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