• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 12.8 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Panasonic LX100 II
LX100 vs LX100 II
 
General
Model Number: LX100 160
Alternate Model Number(s):   IXUS 160
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $899.99 $119.99
Street Price: $597.99 $99.00
Date Available: 2014-10-31 2015-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 13.9 oz (393 g)
includes batteries
4.5 oz (127 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.2 in.
(115 x 66 x 55 mm)
3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 54 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 12.8 20.0
Sensor Format: 4/3 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.77 microns 1.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None  
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 67  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.3  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 553  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4112 x 3088 (12.7 MP, 4:3),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
4480 x 2520 (11.3 MP, 16:9),
3088 x 3088 (9.5 MP, 1:1),
2976 x 2232 (6.6 MP, 4:3),
3120 x 2086 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2240 x 2240 (5.0 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1408 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1)
5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3),
5152 x 2896 (14.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.6 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX; 11 elements in 8 groups (5 Aspherical Lenses / 8 Aspherical Surfaces / 2 Dual-sided Aspherical Surface ED Lenses) Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75mm 28 - 224mm
Focal Length (actual): 10.9 - 34mm 5 - 40mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 8.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.7 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/16; 9 diaphragm blades (circular) f/3.2 (W) / f/6.9 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x at full resolution Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint, Face/Eye Detection, Tracking Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.38-inch EVF (Live View Finder), 2764K-dots equivalent (field sequential), ~100% coverage, ~1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.) magnification, eye sensor  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 921,600 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.39x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 230,400 dots (76,800 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters); Panorama Portrait, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync. Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 7.0 n/a
Flash Range Description: Bundled flash has GN=7m (ISO 100) Auto ISO: 1.6 ft. - 9.8 ft. (W), 4.3 - 4.9 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), (1.3m - 1.5m (T))
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi  
Connections (extended): Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.70  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.73  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.73  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.6 0.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 130  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 11.4  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 22  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 11.1  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 21  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.17 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.054 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.62 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.019 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 230 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NB-11L/NB-11LH
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-11L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, LoiLoScope (trial version), Adobe Reader  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 16MP 4/3 sensor (12.8MP effective), 24-75mm eq. f/1.7-2.8 Leica lens, hi-res EVF, 11 fps full-res burst mode, 4K video recording, bundled external flash. Available in black or silver. Available in black, white, silver or red.