• 1/1.63 inch 46.2mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 webpage
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Predecessor: Panasonic DMC-LX3
DMC-LX3 vs LX5
Canon G7X Mark II
G7X Mark II vs G7X Mark III
Successor: Panasonic LX7
LX5 vs LX7
 
General
Model Number: LX5 G7X Mark III
Alternate Model Number(s):   G7X III
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.95 $749.99
Street Price: $550.32 $749.00
Date Available: 2010-08-31 2019-08-05
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 9.6 oz (271 g)
includes batteries
10.7 oz (304 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.
(110 x 66 x 43 mm)
4.1 x 2.4 x 1.6 in.
(105 x 61 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 10.1 20.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.63 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 46.2365mm2 (7.85mm x 5.89mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.98 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 41  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 19.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 132  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3776 x 2520 (9.5 MP, 3:2),
3168 x 2112 (6.7 MP, 3:2),
2656 x 1768 (4.7 MP, 3:2),
2112 x 1408 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3328 x 1872 (6.2 MP, 16:9),
2784 x 1568 (4.4 MP, 16:9),
2208 x 1248 (2.8 MP, Other)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3248 x 2432 (7.9 MP, Other),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2432 x 2432 (5.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1),
26064 x 2560 (66.7 MP, Other),
3840 x 16000 (61.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (60/​50/​30)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD Lite / QT Motion JPEG MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON; 10 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 90mm 24 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 5.1 - 19.2mm 8.8 - 36.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (wide) / f/3.3 (tele) - f/8 (up to f/11 (W) / f/18 (T) in movies) f/1.8 (W) / f2.8 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; ND Filter (3-stop) On / Auto / Off
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x ( Max. 15.1 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom ) Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23pt) / 1pt (flexible / scalable) Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF in hot shoe (DMW-LVF1, same as GF1)  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-12800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800* (* by pixel mixed readout) Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Halogen, Color Temperature, White Set 1, White Set 2 Auto (Ambience and White Priority), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Fluorescent Light, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/25600 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Movie, My Color, Custom 1,2; Portrait, Soft Skin, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, High Sensitivity, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo Self Portrait, Portrait, Panning, Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie, Handheld Night Scene, High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold Effect, Water Painting Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Grainy B/W, Fireworks, Standard Movie, Short Clip, Manual Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, iFrame Movie, Panoramic Shot
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10, custom (0-30s, 1-10 shots) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.8 - 7.2m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 4.4m (Tele/ISO Auto) Auto ISO: 1.6 ft. (50 cm) - 23 ft. (7.0 m) (W), 1.3 ft. (40 cm) - 13 ft. (4.0 m) (T)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
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 Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW/C-RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD Lite / QT Motion JPEG MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: 40.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): DC Input, Mini HDMI with Viera Link USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.59 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.88  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 3  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.8 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 3 125
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   30.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   76
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   59
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.35 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.37 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.165 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.56 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.012 seconds 0.024 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.8 seconds 1.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 235 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V 1250mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0 HD Edition, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Power OIS, 720p movies, hot shoe with socket for Live View finder (same DMW-LVF1 finder as for the GF1). Available in black and white. Available in black or silver.