Overall Rating:

5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


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Pros:

  • - Excellent image quality from Four Thirds sensor
  • - Intuitive dial-based controls
  • - Fast lens is useful for low light shooting
  • - Built-in electronic viewfinder

Cons:

  • - Fixed LCD screen that isn’t touch-sensitive
  • - EVF color rendition can be misleading
  • - Limited telephoto range

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Price as Reviewed:

£699.99

Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-LX100 combines a fast zoom lens and a four thirds sensor, in a stylish body with enthusiast-friendly controls and a built-in viewfinder. Andy Westlake finds out whether it lives up to its considerable promise

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Review – Specification

  • Sensor: 12.8-million-pixel, four thirds MOS
  • Output size: 4112 x 3088 (4:3 aspect ratio)
  • Focal length mag: 2.2x
  • Lens: 24-75mm equivalent, f/1.7-2.8
  • File format: JPEG, raw (RW2)
  • Shutter speeds: 60-1/16000sec + time
  • ISO: 200-25,600 (ISO 100 extended)
  • Exposure modes: iAuto, PASM
  • Metering: Multi, centre, spot
  • Drive: 11fps, 6.5fps (with live view and AF)
  • Movies: 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24fps, built-in stereo mic
  • Viewfinder: 1280 x 720-pixel field sequential EVF
  • Display: 3in, 921,000-dot resolution
  • Focusing: 49-point contrast-detect
  • Memory card: SDHC, SDXC
  • Dimensions: 114.8 x 66.2 x 55mm
  • Weight: 393g with battery and card

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