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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Digital Camera

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12.8MP 3.1x MOS Oct 2014
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Twenty-One Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of a comparable age and type, this Panasonic camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts in digital cameras.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Lydogbilde.no, Pocket Lint, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com all of whom said that this Panasonic digital camera was good.

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

This Panasonic digital camera was given a "Gold" award by both DP Review and Onfoto.ru, both of which said that this digital camera was superb.

Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk both decided that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on fourty-one expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com this Panasonic camera has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100. This puts this camera in the top 5% of all the cameras that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, Lumix DMC-LX100 owners rated this digital camera as marvellous.

Good Quality Lens

Ten Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owners agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 had a good lens. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 last year “A bright 24-70mm f/1.7-2.8 lens” . Ephotozine wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent 1.7 2.8 Leica lens”. Ephotozine also said “Small high, quality lens”.

A few people who bought the product considered that it had a good zoom. Ephotozine said “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” . Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “The LX 100's light-gathering ability sets a new high for a compact camera with a zoom lens”. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “This is larger than that used by almost any other camera with a built-in zoom lens”.

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good autofocus. Last year Ephotozine wrote “Speedy autofocus” in their review. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review “An extremely fast AutoFocus”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine mentioned “Excellent image quality, large sensor for a compact camera, fast” in their review. Ephotozine also wrote “Impressive image quality from larger sensor”. Ephotozine also wrote “Excellent image quality from Four Thirds sensor”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Features a Micro Four Thirds sensor”. Ephotozine mentioned “Large sensor in a compact body” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review. Expert website Wired.com wrote two years ago “The LX100 has a 12.8-megapixel sensor that's about five times the size of the LX”.

A number of customers who purchased it thought it had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine mentioned “High resolution electronic viewfinder”. Ephotozine also wrote “12fps continuous shooting”. Expert review site Straitstimes.com mentioned “It has a high resolution of 2.74 mill” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewers who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 agreed that it was good in low light. Ephotozine mentioned in their review “Fast lens is useful for low light shooting” . Howtospendit.ft.com said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 “Carries a cracking Leica lens – a bright f1.7 that makes low-light photography”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. Ephotozine said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review “Top-notch high ISO performance”.

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Good Size

Several customers considered that the product was compact. Two years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Panasonic retakes the lead in the advanced compact competition with its LX100”. Cnet.com also said “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is probably one of our favorite compact cameras ever”. In November last year Pcmag.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 on expert website PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is an ambitious compact camera with a big sensor”.

Good Product Quality

Sixteen Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. J Weston wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture quality”. J Weston also mentioned “Good quality electronic viewfinder”. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “Really good photo and video quality”.

Good Video Capture

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewers considered that the product was good for video recording. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “A generally bright lens, 4K video” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100. Gizmodo.com said last year “It's one of the best options for taking great pics and video”.

Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Last year Ephotozine mentioned in their review “Compact form factor and gorgeous design”. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 “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” .

A number of people who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design. Ephotozine wrote “Excellent design”. Cybershack.com.au mentioned “The design is stunning” in their review of this digital camera. One customer who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was ergonomic.

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Good Technical Features

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owners thought this digital camera had good features. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A great set of features and (for the most part) class-leading performance, result in one of my favorite compact cameras ever”. Cnet.com also wrote “A great set of features and generally class-leading performance”. In November last year Pcauthority.com.au gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “The LX100 is packed with some really handy features”.

Easy to Use

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Ephotozine said “Excellent control layout”. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote two years ago “The LX100 is aimed at experienced photographers who want a small, high quality compact camera that affords plenty of control” in their review.

A number of customers agreed that it was easy to handle. J Weston said on Amazon “It handles much better”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. In November last year expert review site Photoreview.com.au rated the product 4 stars and said “The menu system is excellent and very s” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Ephotozine wrote “Excellent build quality and handling”. Techradar.com wrote “It has a solid build” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Expert review site Gizmodo.com said in their review “$900 is a tough proposition for many of us”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewer who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 thought it was reliable. Dpreview.com wrote on DP Review two years ago “Dependable image quality and excellent hands-on controls make this one of the” in their review of this digital camera.

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Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 7,426 expert and user reviews, Panasonic has good reviews for its cameras. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other brands.

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Good Support

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewers thought it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine mentioned “Excellent manual controls”. Expert website Mobiletechreview.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The direct manual controls, excellent e” in their review of this digital camera. Gizmodo.in mentioned “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owners agreed that the product had a good viewfinder. Ephotozine mentioned “Impressive electronic viewfinder builtin” in their review. Straitstimes.com mentioned “It does have a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) positioned at the top left” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 review.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owners considered that this digital camera had an electronic viewfinder. Ephotozine mentioned “Builtin EVF is a real plus” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner considered that it was mirrorless.

One customer considered that it had a good screen. Two years ago 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 Lumix DMC-LX100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet. Ephotozine said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 “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”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. In November last year Ephotozine wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 “Very good noise performance”.

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Good Battery Life

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Ephotozine mentioned “Sharp Leica lens, decent battery life, superb ergonomics, sharp EVF” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine also wrote “Great battery life”.

Reasonably Priced

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 owner who reviewed it wrote that it was good value for money. Reviewed.com wrote “Mirrorless cameras have been rapidly ascending in price and quality, full-frame cameras are hitting record low prices” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-LX100 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] which has better reviews; or the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Sony DSC-RX100M3[plb_2305908_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-LX100.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper digital cameras such as the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price], or the PowerShot SX700 HS[pl_2354770_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-LX100 also support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Sony DSC-RX100M3[plb_2305908_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on compact cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to consider include the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon which is cheaper.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper), or the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] (Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-LX100. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Lumix DMC-LX100 is more than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very High Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has one of the highest maximum ISO speeds amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum ISO speed of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 17,000, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 3,200 to 52,000.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 4s to 250s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-LX100.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. This Panasonic digital camera also support a video resolution 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 worst video resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Panasonic digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-LX100. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-LX100 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Panasonic digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of this age and type. The photo effects "Art", "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly small maximum aperture (16) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-LX100. The biggest maximum aperture of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 1.8, the smallest is 22, and the average maximum aperture is 8.6.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a maximum video resolution of 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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-LX100 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Two Playback Modes

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

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Panasonic digital camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction amongst all comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-LX100.

The worst light exposure correction across comparable types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports 3 and 200 ISO speeds, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-LX100. The ISO speeds "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Features Three Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Lumix DMC-LX100 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very High Lens Magnification Ratio

Cameras of this spec and age have lens magnification ratios of between 0.58x and 1.4x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a very high lens magnification ratio (1.39 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shortest minimum focal length of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 18mm, the longest is 35mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of only 1.7, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The minimum apertures of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-LX100 range from 1.7 to 22, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good exposure controls.

Poor Connectivity

One person who reviewed it said that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Ephotozine said “WiFi connectivity is slow”. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was not wifi compatible. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “It lacks a built-in ND filter and you can't adjust exposures via Wi-Fi” in their review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Lumix DMC-LX100 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-LX100 do have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Lumix DMC-LX100 does not support video recording.

Other cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon.

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-LX100 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Lumix DMC-LX100 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The Lumix DMC-LX100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 3.1 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. Cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-LX100 have optical zooms of between 1x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 11x.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

If the sensor type of this compact camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot G12[plb_1514037_price] (CCD) which is also cheaper.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

At only 75 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly short maximum focal length compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-LX100. The maximum focal lengths of compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-LX100 range from 28mm to 1,300mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and type. This Panasonic digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-LX100. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 1920x1080@25fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a 1920x1080@25fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than most similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. In addition, this Panasonic camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x960@25fps and 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@50fps.

A 1920x1080@25fps resolution and capture speed is in fact the worst resolution at capture speeds amongst all cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-LX100.

A 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed is the best resolution at capture speeds amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this compact camera was released.

Average Screen Size

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a pretty standard screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price], and the Ricoh GR[plb_1596652_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-LX100.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the PowerShot G12[pl_1514037_price], the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price], and the PowerShot SX700 HS[pl_2354770_price] all from Canon which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a fairly typical weight (351 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the PowerShot SX700 HS[pl_2354770_price] (269g and cheaper), or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] (352g and cheaper) both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price] (353g and cheaper).

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Average Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a relatively average megapixel count (12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-LX100.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Noise Reduction
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Histogram
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Certification
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Speaker
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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User Reviews

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmclx100, panasonic dmclx100k, panasonic dmclx100s, panasonic lx100bkb3bdl
Barcodes 00008.8517E+11, 00502523284924, 00616348051217, 00617689595453, 00885170087361, 00885170226722, 00885170226739, 05025232804924, 05025232804962

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