Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Review

Overall Score

63

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-72 mm (3x) F1.4-2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 106 x 60 x 42 mm, 310g.
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  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-LX7

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Overview


First introduced in September, 2016, Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1 (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic LX7 with Lumix DMC-LX10. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic LX10 with Panasonic LX7


Panasonic LX10 comes with a 13.2 x 8.8 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 15.86 mm (0.62").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10

Sensor resolution of Panasonic LX10 ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Panasonic LX10 has Crop Factor: 2.73

The sensor has a surface area of 116.2 mm².

There are approximate 19,996,527 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Panasonic LX10 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Panasonic LX10 2016 20MP 125 - 12800 310g 106 x 60 x 42mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic LX7 2012 10MP 80 - 6400 298g 111 x 68 x 46mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 2011 10MP 80 - 12800 271g 110 x 65 x 43mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Panasonic LX3 2008 10MP 80 - 6400 265g 109 x 60 x 27mm

Proc and Cons of Panasonic LX10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
2.8 Lens at Tele
49 Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Stacking
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F2.8
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.4
Low Battery Life: 260 shots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 has an Overall Score of 63/100 and ranked #50 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #262 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Panasonic LX10 Scores
Imaging score
40
Features score
70
Value for money score
77
Portability score
93
Overall score
63
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
57
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
58

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic LX10


Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 weighs 310g and has external dimensions of 106 x 60 x 42mm (4.17 x 2.36 x 1.65"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 382g, Panasonic LX10 is 72 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic LX10 is less by 10mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic LX10
310g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic LX10
42mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-LX10 Dimensions Lumix DMC-LX10
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 310 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 310 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony RX100 V 299 g 310 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 319 g 310 g 106 x 61 x 42 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 310 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 310 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic LX7 298 g 310 g 111 x 68 x 46 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic GX85 426 g 310 g 122 x 71 x 44 mm 106 x 60 x 42 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-LX10
Announced September, 2016
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.10
Flash Modes Auto, Auto w/ red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On w/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync w/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area 116.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 80
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MP4, H.264, AAC
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 310 g
Physical Dimensions 106 x 60 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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