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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
8.3 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX7 10.1-megapixel digital camera is a Read more

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Overall 4

Expert Review

3 weeks ago
  • Conclusion: While we typically love the products that Panasonic brings us (especially in collaboration with Leica), we felt like this one missed the mark for their typical quality. Though we did like a lot of aspects of the design and functionality, the image quality just did not cut it.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, good design, fast frame rate video.
  • Cons: Inexpensive, good design, fast frame rate video.
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Panasonic LX7 Camera Review

7 June 2015
  • Excerpt: The Panasonic LX7 is the top model of Panasonic’s compact camera range. It uses a (large) 1/1.7” image sensor and has a moderate image resolution of 10MP, the same resolution as the forerunner LX5 but with a new lens system with outstanding speed capabilities.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

16 May 2014
  • Conclusion: "A serious photographer's camera in a small package," Imaging-Resource.com calls the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7. Its retro, rangefinder-style body isn't just a pretty face: It delivers terrific photos and videos, with full manual controls for hard-core photographers and a terrific auto mode for...
  • Pros: Outstanding photos, even in low light, Snappy performance, Great video mode with lots of manual control
  • Cons: No viewfinder, Short zoom
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Overall 8

Expert Review

17 March 2013
  • Summary: Because the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 costs almost $500, there are quite a few photographers who won't give it a second glance. For beginners, this is probably a smart idea. However, if you have some photographic experience, the LX7 is well worth a second glance ... and maybe more.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

DP Review
7 March 2013
  • Summary: It wasn't easy to improve on the already impressive DMC-LX5, but Panasonic managed to pull it off with their new LX7. Enthusiasts will love its fast lens, manual controls, photo quality, and 1080/60p movie mode. Beginners can enjoy the LX7 too, thanks to Panasonic's great Intelligent Auto mode.
  • Pros: Excellent photo quality, with less noise than typical compact cameras, Super fast F1.4-2.3, 3.8X optical zoom Leica lens gives excellent sharpness, and versatility in low light, Multi-aspect sensor keeps pixel count high in different aspect ratio modes, 3-inch LCD with 920,000 dots, very good out...
  • Cons: Aperture ring cannot be customised, unlike similar controls on competitive cameras, Redeye a problem; no removal tool in playback mode, Takes a long time (30+ seconds) for camera to flush the buffer after a burst containing RAW images is taken, Vertical stripes in panoramic images, Very slow lens...
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Overall 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

PC Magazine
4 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 has a larger than average image sensor and fast zoom lens, but it's best to keep the ISO set on the low side.
  • Pros: Fast lens. 11fps burst mode. Accessory port for optional EVF. Shoots in Raw. Short shutter lag. 1080p60 video.
  • Cons: Limited zoom range. Soft images at telephoto extreme. Noisy images at ISO 1600 and up. Control buttons are difficult to read.
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Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

24 February 2013
  • Excerpt: A short, sharp review of the LX7, Panasonic’s compact camera with the quality, speed and features to take on mirrorless cameras. View at 1080p to see sample shots at 1:1 pixel ratio.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7

14 January 2013
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7 is a little known camera simply because it didn't ship out of the house of Canon or Nikon. What is little known about this camera is that it not only sports a Leica lens, but also the fastest lens in a point and shoot camera.
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Rapid fire shooter

Gear Patrol
10 December 2012
  • Excerpt: The pocket-sized compact camera market, a crowded field where convenience and the almighty megapixel have long come at the sacrifice of photographer-driven adjustability, just added something for the budding enthusiast.
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Overall 10

Panasonic LX7

Imaging Resource
6 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Sometimes you don't want to carry a big SLR to get quality images, and that's why cameras like the Panasonic LX7 were born. Small enough to fit into a biggish pocket, the Lumix LX7 has an excellent lens and a good quality image sensor, both tuned to capture good images even in reasonably low light.
  • Pros: Fast lens, one stop faster than predecessor, Lens sharp corner to corner, Image stabilization is rock-solid, Very close Macro mode, Very wide lens at 24mm, The lens is "the stuff of camera-lover dreams", Fast autofocus and shutter lag, Very fast burst modes, Mechanical switch for aspect ratio, Go...
  • Cons: Short telephoto lens at 90mm, Physical aperture ring can confuse, as maximum aperture changes when you zoom, Sluggish startup, Slow buffer clearing, does not appear to be UHS-I compliant, Battery life not as good as predecessor, Slightly below average hue accuracy in JPEGs, Aspect ratio or focus ...
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