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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
Designed to inspire and expand the creative potential of every camera enthusiast, the LX 100 comes complete with an exciting range of advanced imaging features. It encourages direct, intuitive... More
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38 Reasons For

Twenty-One Industry Awards

This compact camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the digital cameras of this age and type.

The writers at six expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this digital camera. This Panasonic digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Pocket Lint, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Gagadget.com and it received an "Especially Recommended 6 star" award from Lydogbilde.no.

This compact camera received an "Editor's Choice" from Ephotozine, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all of whom concluded that this camera was terrific.

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

The experts at two other expert review sites both wrote that this digital camera was very good. This camera received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk gave it an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourty-one expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 90 out of 100. This puts this camera in the top 1% of all the digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This camera has a terrific average owner rating based on 125 owner reviews.

Good Quality Lens

Several Panasonic LX100 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good lens. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Panasonic LX100 review on expert review site Ephotozine “A bright 24-70mm f/1.7-2.8 lens”. Ephotozine said “Excellent 1.7 2.8 Leica lens”. Ephotozine also mentioned “Small high, quality lens”.

Several Panasonic LX100 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of this digital camera “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”. Two years ago expert website 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 review of the Panasonic LX100. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned three years ago “This is larger than that used by almost any other camera with a built-in zoom lens” in their review.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Ephotozine wrote in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “Speedy autofocus”. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote “An extremely fast AutoFocus” in their Panasonic LX100 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Seventeen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “Excellent image quality, large sensor for a compact camera, fast”. Ephotozine also wrote “Impressive image quality from larger sensor”. Ephotozine also said “Excellent image quality from Four Thirds sensor”.

Several people who reviewed it considered that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “Features a Micro Four Thirds sensor” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Ephotozine said “Large sensor in a compact body” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Expert review site Wired.com wrote “The LX100 has a 12.8-megapixel sensor that's about five times the size of the LX” in their Panasonic LX100 review.

Some Panasonic LX100 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine said “High resolution electronic viewfinder”. Ephotozine also said “12fps continuous shooting”. Expert website Straitstimes.com said “It has a high resolution of 2.74 mill” .

Two Panasonic LX100 owners thought it was good in low light. Ephotozine said in their Panasonic LX100 review “Fast lens is useful for low light shooting”. Expert review site Howtospendit.ft.com said “Carries a cracking Leica lens – a bright f1.7 that makes low-light photography”.

One Panasonic LX100 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Ephotozine mentioned “Top-notch high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

Several customers who bought it concluded that it was compact. Cnet.com mentioned “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”. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is an ambitious compact camera with a big sensor” in their Panasonic LX100 review.

Good Product Quality

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

Good Video Capture

Six customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. Digitalversus.com mentioned three years ago “A generally bright lens, 4K video”. Expert review site Gizmodo.com mentioned “It's one of the best options for taking great pics and video” in their review of the Panasonic LX100.

Nice Design

A number of Panasonic LX100 reviewers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was good looking. Ephotozine mentioned two years ago “Compact form factor and gorgeous design” . Expert website Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review of this digital camera “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”.

Several Panasonic LX100 owners considered that this digital camera was a good design. Ephotozine mentioned in their review “Excellent design”. Expert review site Cybershack.com.au gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “The design is stunning”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic LX100 was ergonomic.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people considered that this digital camera had good features. Three years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “A great set of features and (for the most part) class-leading performance, result in one of my favorite compact cameras ever” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100. Cnet.com also wrote “A great set of features and generally class-leading performance”. Expert website Photoreview.com.au wrote in their Panasonic LX100 review “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”.

Easy to Use

Four Panasonic LX100 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “Excellent control layout”. Three years ago expert website Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera “The LX100 is aimed at experienced photographers who want a small, high quality compact camera that affords plenty of control”. Pcauthority.com.au scored this digital camera very highly and said “The LX100 is packed with some really handy features”.

A number of Panasonic LX100 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle. J Weston wrote on Amazon “It handles much better” in their review of the Panasonic LX100. Ephotozine mentioned “Excellent build quality and handling” in their review of the Panasonic LX100.

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Photoreview.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “The menu system is excellent and very s” and rated the product 4 stars.

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Panasonic Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

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

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Five customers who reviewed the Panasonic LX100 thought it was well made. Techradar.com wrote “It has a solid build” in their review of this digital camera. One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was strong and durable. Gizmodo.com said “$900 is a tough proposition for many of us”.

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer said in their reviews that the product 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

A number of Panasonic LX100 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic LX100 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine wrote “Excellent manual controls”. Mobiletechreview.com said “The direct manual controls, excellent e” in their Panasonic LX100 review. Expert review site Gizmodo.in said “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments” .

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Panasonic LX100 reviewers who purchased the Panasonic LX100 mentioned that it had a good viewfinder. Ephotozine wrote “Impressive electronic viewfinder builtin”. Expert review site Straitstimes.com said “It does have a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) positioned at the top left”.

A few Panasonic LX100 reviewers who purchased the Panasonic LX100 reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Ephotozine said “Builtin EVF is a real plus”. One Panasonic LX100 owner who bought it concluded that it was mirrorless.

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer who purchased the product thought it had a good screen. Straitstimes.com said in their review of the Panasonic LX100 “Display and built-in EVFThe 3-inch 921,000-dot display (640 x 480 pixels) on the camera back is not tiltable” .

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Acceptable Noise Level

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer concluded that it was quiet. Ephotozine wrote in their Panasonic LX100 review “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 person wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic LX100 was noisy. Ephotozine said “Very good noise performance” in their Panasonic LX100 review.

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Good Battery Life

Some Panasonic LX100 owners who bought the Panasonic LX100 considered that it had a good battery life. Ephotozine mentioned “Sharp Leica lens, decent battery life, superb ergonomics, sharp EVF” . Ephotozine also mentioned “Great battery life”.

Reasonably Priced

One person said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Expert review site Reviewed.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Mirrorless cameras have been rapidly ascending in price and quality, full-frame cameras are hitting record low prices”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic LX100 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the X100[pl_2173855_price], or the X100T[pl_3180325_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic LX100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the LX100.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price], or the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a similar type and 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 also want to consider include a cheaper camera such as the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price], or the PowerShot G15[pl_1556973_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price] or you might consider a higher scoring camera such as the X100[pl_2173855_price], or the X100[pl_2173855_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on cameras of this age and type.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the LX100. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 52,000. At 51,200, the Panasonic LX100 has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the LX100.

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Features Four Image Quality Adjustments

The number of image adjustment modes featured on the Panasonic LX100 is more than most cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Panasonic digital camera features a Sharpness image quality adjustment, which is the most commonly featured image quality adjustment featured on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the LX100. The image quality adjustments "Colour depth", "Contrast" and "Saturation" are also featured on this camera.

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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 a 768 x 512 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and type. In addition, this digital 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. Similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago video resolutionss range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At 60 seconds, the Panasonic LX100 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras of this age and type range from 4s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 33s.

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Has Six White Balances

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

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to 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

The Panasonic LX100 has a fairly small maximum aperture number (16) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the LX100 have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87.

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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 frequently found maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The worst video resolution of all digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the LX100 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic LX100 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and 25600 are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Has Two Camera Playbacks

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

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

The Panasonic LX100 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LX100.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Very High Magnification

When compared to other digital cameras of this age and spec that we have assessed, the magnification of the Panasonic LX100 of 1.39 times zoom factor is one of the highest. The lowest magnification of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the LX100 is 0.58x, the highest is 1.4x, and the average magnification is 0.79x.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the LX100 is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 12mm to 35mm. The Panasonic LX100 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 1.7, the Panasonic LX100 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the LX100 is 1.7, the largest is 4.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.7.

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15 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One customer reckoned that it did not have good exposure controls.

Poor Connectivity

One Panasonic LX100 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Ephotozine said “WiFi connectivity is slow” in their review. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was not wifi compatible. Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their Panasonic LX100 review two years ago “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. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price], or the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100, the Panasonic LX100 does not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support Full HD video. The Panasonic LX100 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LX100, the Panasonic LX100 is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100, the Panasonic LX100 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the LX100, the Panasonic LX100 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the LX100 is 9.3x. At only 3.1 times zoom factor, the Panasonic LX100 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the LX100.

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Very Low Megapixel

The Panasonic LX100 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.8 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the LX100 the megapixels range from 10MP to 29MP.

If you are looking for a camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X100T[plb_3180325_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a MOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the LX100. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Panasonic LX100 has a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and type. Most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution(s). Similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100 still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Panasonic LX100 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of cameras of a comparable age and type to the LX100 range from 740mAh to 2,000mAh. The Panasonic LX100 has a quite small battery capacity (only 1,025 milliampere * hour) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic LX100

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Panasonic digital camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Panasonic LX100 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the LX100.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include a cheaper digital camera such as the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price].

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic LX100 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the LX100.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic LX100 has a fairly average weight (351 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the LX100.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix X20[plb_2070137_price] (333g), or the Canon PowerShot G15[plb_1556973_price] (352g) which is also cheaper.

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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
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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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