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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
7.1 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

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Panasonic Lumix LX5 Review

techolo.com
21 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Now that Panasonic has already released the Lumix LX7. I remembered that I still haven’t wrote a review ( just an unboxing ) for it’s predecessor, the LX5 - which I got as a replacement for my old Panasonic ZS6, another point-and-shoot.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

neocamera.com
10 October 2011
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 is a compact camera with full manual-controls and a bright stabilized ultra-wide 24-90mm F/2-3.3 lens. It has excellent expansion options that include a hot-shoe for external lighting and a port which supports an optional EVF, making it one of the very rare compact...
  • Pros: F/2 Maximum Aperture, Low image noise, Reliable metering, Low optical distortion, Good focus accuracy, on the slow side, Very short shutter-lag, Fast shot-to-shot speed, Plenty of controls, Excellent anti-reflective coating on LCD, Good build quality, Good battery life, Optional EVF
  • Cons: Poor White-Balance, Low color accuracy, Autofocus delay, Unsharp MF assist, Half-press required for Exposure-Priority and correct Live-Histogram, Slow noise-reduction, Interface inefficiencies, 2s Filming delay, Poor tripod mount placement, Self-timer cancels often
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Overall 10
10
Design 10
10
Performance 10
10

Review of the Lumix LX5 by Panasonic

Bright Hub
7 March 2011
  • Summary: Released during the latter part of 2010, the Lumix LX5 continues to gather admiration and accolades from those who have had hands-on experience with this digital camera. This review will look at what this camera is capable of and what makes it an outstanding point-and-shoot.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

evogadget.com
6 March 2011
  • Summary: The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 has been available since last year and it has been sold in black or white colors at the price of about 499 euros. * A 10 MP sensor with high sensitivity; * A bright flash, different from the LX3; * A more powerful optical zoom better than the LX3; * Additional SDXC...
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
24 February 2011
  • Summary: Nearly two years after Panasonic rolled out the LX3, the LUMIX DMC-LX5 is entering their lineup of digital cameras this fall. This powerful compact model has a classy "retro" look and feel, and offers loads of exposure options for advanced to novice users.
  • Pros: Well-built, compact body, Comfortable control layout, Captures beautiful 10-megapixel photos, Sharp and fast Leica 3.8x optical zoom len, You have full use of the optical zoom option while recording video, 24mm wide angle extreme is one of the widest available in a camera of this size, Fast max. ...
  • Cons: ISO 6400 and 12,800 are not settings we recommend using unless extremely necessary, No full 1080 HD option like found on other Lumix models
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PC Magazine
6 February 2011
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 performs as well as the best compact cameras on the market, but its mirrorless competitors, in price and size, deliver even better performance.
  • Pros: Fast. Great image quality in any light. Sharp display. Lots of controls for manual shooting. Hot shoe and digital accessory port. Camcorder-like video experience.
  • Cons: Pricey. Bulky. LCD shows some motion blur.
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

reviewed
20 December 2010
  • Summary: The LX5 is crammed with features that photo-savvy users will love, but performance runs hot and cold.
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Product Reviews: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PDN Gear Guide
22 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The advanced compact camera category has gotten increasingly competitive in the last year and while there are many excellent models out there my favorite is the 10.1-megapixel Panasonic Lumix LX5. Why? This small camera takes great pictures in a variety of shooting conditions and is a blast to use.
  • Pros: Pros: The best compact advanced camera on the market right now.
  • Cons: Cons: Limited external control and small buttons and knobs.
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Product Reviews: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PDN Gear Guide
22 November 2010
  • Summary: The advanced compact camera category has gotten increasingly competitive in the last year and while there are many excellent models out there my favorite is the 10.1-megapixel Panasonic Lumix LX5. Why? This small camera takes great pictures in a variety of shooting conditions and is a blast to use.
  • Pros: Pros: The best compact advanced camera on the market right now.
  • Cons: Cons: Limited external control and small buttons and knobs.
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Review: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX5

Wired
1 November 2010
  • Excerpt: The best photos are the ones you take when no one’s expecting it, but it’s hard to be sly while holding a honking DSLR in front of your mug. That’s why we adore Panasonic’s stealthy little 10.1-megapixel sharpshooter . It has the guts of a pro rig tucked inside a compact body.
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