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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
6.6 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

neocamera.com
7 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 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PC Magazine
30 March 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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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix LX5 review

TechRadar UK
3 August 2011
  • Summary: Is this SLR replacement radical enough for Panny to stay ahead?
  • Pros: Superb lens, Idiot-proof HD video, Advanced features
  • Cons: Loose aspect-ratio slider, Lens distortion in 16:9 mode, Fixed rear LCD
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Overall 8
8.3
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PC Authority
15 January 2011
  • Summary: It isn't good-looking, but it's powerful, flexible and produces top-notch pictures
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 7
6.7
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

PC Pro
29 October 2010
  • Conclusion: It isn't good-looking, but it's powerful, flexible and produces top-notch pictures
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix LX5 review

Stuff.tv
14 October 2010
  • Summary: An impressive camera that's easy to love, but hard to whole-heartedly recommend
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Overall 9
8.5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 review

Amateur Photographer
25 September 2010
  • Summary: When Panasonic announced the Lumix DMC-LX5, it mentioned the Canon PowerShot G11 numerous times as the camera’s direct competitor. Having now tested the LX5, the reason why is clear.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX5 digital camera (preview)

Good Gear Guide.au
18 August 2010
  • Summary: Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-LX5 is a digital camera that's appealing to enthusiasts because of its manual control features and excellent image quality.
  • Pros: Bright lens with reasonable zoom range, good ISO performance up to ISO 800, excellent build quality, excellent multi-aspect sensor design
  • Cons: Frustrating lens cap design, mediocre LCD screen, convoluted menu structure
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Absolut Photo
28 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Le Panasonic LX3 ne pouvait être qu'un compact numérique emportant notre adhésion, globalement. Qu'en est-il de son successeur ? Presque la même chose dans la mesure où ce LX5 possède une fiche technique dans la lignée de celle de son prédécesseur, avec des actualisations qui n'ont rien de...
  • Pros: Qualité d'image pour un compact à petit capteur, Compacité, Viseur électronique en option
  • Cons: Mode vidéo limitée en résolution, la concurrence des compacts hybrides.
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