Panasonic LX5 with Leica C Comparison

Panasonic LX5 and Leica C Main Features

  • December, 2011
  • September, 2013
  • 10 MP 1/1.63 CCD Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/1.7 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-90 mm (3.8x) F2.0-3.3 Zoom Lens
  • 28-200 mm (7.1x) F2.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 200k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 65 x 43 mm, 271g.
  • 103 x 63 x 28 mm, 195g.
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Panasonic LX5 Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
51
Value for money score
67
Portability score
93
Overall score
52

Leica C Scores


Imaging score
35
Features score
67
Value for money score
72
Portability score
96
Overall score
57

Leica C with Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Overview


Let's compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 with Leica C. These models are included in the Small Sensor Compact cameras. Panasonic LX5 was released in 2011, and Leica C in 2013. C is newer, which is a plus. Lumix DMC-LX5 2 years older.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DMC-LX5 is greater than that of C. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Lumix DMC-LX5 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the C doesn’t have. Viewfinder C has a higher resolution of 200k dots, Lumix DMC-LX5 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DMC-LX5 C
Brand Panasonic Leica
Model Lumix DMC-LX5 C
Announced December, 2011 September, 2013
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 3
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.46
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 23 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.20 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.63 1/1.7
Sensor Type CCD CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 7.85 x 5.89 mm 7.53 x 5.64 mm
Sensor Area 46.2 mm² 42.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 12800 6400
Min Native ISO 80 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Video Formats AVCHD Lite MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 271 g 195 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 65 x 43 mm 103 x 63 x 28 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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