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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
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A best selling and multi award winning compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from five expert review websites and 19 further awards from other expert sites
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 12.8MP 4/3" MOS 4112 x 3088pixels Black - digital cameras (Compact camera, 4/3", MOS, 4112 x 3088 pixels, 4112 x 3088, 2976 x 2232, 2048 x 1536, 4272 x 2856, 3120 x 2086, 2112 x 1408, 4480 x 2520, 3840 x 21, 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 number 74 in best selling cameras and number 210 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
508 Reviews + 25 Awards
75
Value for Money
Very Good
67
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 24 awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus four other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au plus four other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Controls designed to inspire creativity
Approaching new expressive horizons micro four thirds high sensitivity MOS sensor
Multiple aspect ratios
Great lens, compact body f/1.7-2.8 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens
E lenses, together with a space-saving drive range, work seamlessly with panasonic's original centering technology to enhance alignment sharpn
T speed AF with DFD technology with the lx100, new depth from defocus technology slashes focus time. it instantaneously calculates distance to subject by evaluating two separate image with different sharpness levels. the result is ultra-high speed AF in approximately 0.14 seco
2,764-dot equivalent high resolution LFV
A new form of photo expression - print high-resolution photos from 4k video
Only 4112 x 3088 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Lumix DMC-LX100 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 93 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 97 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 95 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £449 on Amazon UK 82 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 83% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is 114.8mm wide and 66.2mm tall. It is 55mm deep and weighs 351g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

24 Industry Awards

This Panasonic digital camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the digital cameras.

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

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

The writers at review websites Onfoto.ru and DP Review both said that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

The editors of websites Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no both strongly endorse this Panasonic camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this camera was very good. The editor of review site Elektroniktest.dk thought that this Panasonic camera was great and gave it a "Silver" award and website Expert Reviews gave it a "Best Buy" award and concluded it was very good.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 89% based on 48 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com. Digital camera experts think this digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Good User Reviews

On average, Lumix DMC-LX100 owners rated this camera 88 out of 100. Over 86% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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A Best Selling Product

According to Amazon sales data, the Lumix DMC-LX100 is a popular choice amongst people who bought digital cameras in the last 3 months.

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 13,199 expert and user reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 56% of cameras, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. At £478.99 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 and the United Kingdom price of £478.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $647.99 (£898.83).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera has been on the market since May 2016.

Features

Only 4112 X 3088 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a maximum image resolution of 4112 x 3088 pixels. That's 20% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of only 12.8MP is lower than 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LX100's optical zoom of only 3.1x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of 51,200 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 94% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of 1.7 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of 351g is in the heaviest 32% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 of only 75mm is very short compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-LX100 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-LX100 of only 16 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Lumix DMC-LX100 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-LX100 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Panasonic digital camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 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.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-LX100 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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350 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a digital camera that takes 350 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-LX100 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LX100's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 86% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-LX100 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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