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Panasonic Lumix LX5 review

Is this SLR replacement radical enough for Panny to stay ahead?

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution
10.1 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Lumix LX
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
4x
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Panasonic
Features
Face Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, External Flash Shoe, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
QuickTime Motion JPEG
Weight (Approximate)
233 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
REACH
Flash Memory Capacity
40 MB
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
3648 x 2736
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CCD
Total Camera Resolution
11.3 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
65.5 mm
Width
109.7 mm
Depth
43 mm
Autofocus Points
23
Product Series
LX
Focal Length
5.10 mm to 19.20 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Panasonic
Product Model
DMC-LX5
Product Name
Lumix DMC-LX5 Compact Camera
Product Line
Lumix
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
DMC-LX5EG-K
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

The DMC-LX5 packages an f/2.0 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 24mm wide-angle and 3.8x optical zoom. This low-distortion, high-resolution lens lets you capture truly dynamic 24mm wide-angle images while rendering the tiniest nuances clearly, from corner to corner. The fully open f/2.0-3.3 aperture and iris diaphragm also work together to produce stunning scenes with gentle soft focusing. The 24mm wide-angle lens captures approx. 213% larger viewing space compared to a normal 35mm lens.

Battery Life
400 Shot
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-LX5 Compact Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • AV Cable
  • AC Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Lens Ring Front
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap String
Display Resolution
460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker

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