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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

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Overall 6
6.0

Very Disappointed

Shutterbug, B&H Photo
25 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this camera specially for a low light indoor concert at a small opera house where my detachable lens cameras are not permitted, because of the fast lens even at full zoom i thought i was getting the perfect camera, but the noise levels even at ISO 400 are terrible...which on the other hand shooting B&W is fantastic because i love the grain, but for color photos, not so much. It really struggles in low light.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Large Clear LCD, Many Fun Effects, Nice Body Color, Short Lag Time, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Manual lens cap, Poor Image Quality, Poor Image Stabilization
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Overall 6
6.0

Good camera, except at low light.

slam, B&H Photo
3 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Recently, I replaced my old faithful Canon S90 with a more up-to-date point and shoot, and decided on DMC-LX7. Overall, under normal lighting conditions, the LX7 provides crisp, clear pictures, but not up to par to the Canon S90/100 performance. There are a few observations: 1. physical size (4.4 x 1.8 x 2.6") is significant bigger than S90(1.1 x 3.9 x 2.3"), not really a "pocket" size camera. It is double the size of S90. 2. White balance has less options than S90.
  • Pros: Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD
  • Cons: Illogical Menu Layout, Large Camera Body, No Viewfinder, Poor Low Light Perfomance
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

paulluaq, DP Review
5 July 2013
Overall 6
6.0

User Review

OlluDk, DP Review
5 May 2013
  • Excerpt: I wanted a small camera i could always have with me, so after days of deliberating bought this one. It didn't impress me at all so i returned it. Image quality is only good at ISO 80, starting from  iso 200 the quality drops dramatically and at  iso 800 images are no different from those HTC smartphone takes. Under bright sunlight you can take good pictures with it, which makes it a great travel camera, but still..
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Overall 6
6.0

I will be re-selling it and keep my ZS20.

skona2, Ebay
4 March 2013
  • Summary: I bought this camera just to try it out - since "everyone" keeps saying how wonderful it is. It's a very nice camera, but it's simply too large, has limited zoom, and has far too many "bells & whistles" type controls. I am far more impressed with my Panasonic ZS20 which has MUCH more zoom, all the optical quality anyone can reasonably expect (let's face it, the LX & the ZS can hardly be told apart as to IQ)and the ZS20 is a LOT slimmer.
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Overall 6
6.0

Might have been my near perfect camera

A. Lappasi "omonk", Amazon
16 December 2012
  • Summary: I have used the LX5, S95 and now the LX7. Also own a SX40 and older point and shoots. You can read praises for this camera all over the place, so I shall try to mention only what prominently stood out to me. I am not a pro, but just your avergage Joe wanting to take better pics of the kids and family in low lights indoors. Pros: ----- King of low light.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice Point and Shoot

whensly, B&H Photo
11 December 2012
  • Excerpt: I loved the LX3 until I dropped it off of a Ferry boat. Recently purchase the LX7 and it's ok. The images are nice. I like the internal ND filters and wish more cameras had these. Overall I think it's time Panasonic makes this camera with a larger sensor.
  • Pros: Great lens, Nice images
  • Cons: Cheap Plasticy Body, No viewfinder, Small sensor
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Overall 6
6.0

Hold on to your LX5!

Cuica Man, B&H Photo
20 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I thought I'd upgrade from my LX5, but it wasn't worth the change. I have returned the LX7. In low light, there's too much chromo-luminance noise, the photos look "blotchy". The shutter lag is quite long, as well. The LX7 is not improved from the last model.I didn't think the extra f-stop on the LX7 made any difference, since the chip still had the same limitations as my LX5.
  • Pros: 24mm Lens Is Useful, Nice Daylight Photos, Shoe Mount For Flash
  • Cons: Long shutter lag, Noisy Chip In Low Light, No Lens Extension Adapter
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Overall 6
6.0

Should have been better IMO.

Dwegs "Dwegs", Amazon
30 August 2012
  • Summary: This is a difficult review to write since I still own and love my LX3 and LX5 cameras. When this one was announced, I could not wait to try it. The F1.4 - F2.3 lens was the only draw for me, so that is what I focused on when I received the camera. The good things are: Great resolution for such a small sensor. The noise behavior is good up to about 400iso and manageable if you have to use 800 (better by about a stop, than the LX5 IMO).
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointed

Mr. Donald M. Mackinnon, Amazon
3 October 2013
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