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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Samples

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Indoor Crops

Below are sample crops from an indoor photograph taken at each of the Panasonic DMC-LX5's ISO settings. A crop from the Fujifilm Finepix F200 EXR
Fujifilm Finepix F200 EXR
at the same ISO setting is shown next to each one from the LX5. Images below are all unmodified 100% crops from their respective cameras taken at the highest quality setting. ISO, the Aperture and Custom WB was set on camera, everything else was left on automatic.

These crops help determine which ISO settings can be acceptably used. As noise increases, most cameras compensate with noise reduction which introduces softness. The result is that, while you can reduce noise at the expense of details, the maximum acceptable print size gets smaller as ISO is increased. The point at which a print become unacceptably noisy is a matter of personal taste.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Fuji Finepix F200 EXR

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 ISO 80 Crop
ISO 80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 100 Crop
ISO 100
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 200 Crops
ISO 200
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 200 Crops
ISO 200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 400 Crop
ISO 400
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 800 Crop
ISO 800
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 1600 Crop
ISO 1600
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 3200 Crop
ISO 3200
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 3200 Crop
ISO 3200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 6400 Crop
ISO 6400
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 6400 Crop
ISO 6400
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - ISO 12800 Crop
ISO 12800
Fuji Finepix F200 EXR - ISO 12800 Crop
ISO 12800
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
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By Neocamera on 2011-10-07

Panasonic DMC-LX5 Highlights


Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 8 x 6mm

1/1.7" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

10 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 80-3200
3.8X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.20" Optional EVF 200K Pixels (0.52X)Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
2.5 FPS Drive, 4 ImagesSpot-Metering
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 460K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
Internal Memory
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