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Pentax MX-1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Top 13 Reasons for the

Pentax MX-1

Compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

anonymous
140
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
12.76 MP
vs
10.1 MP
26.34% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
96
A lot more focus points
Comment
25
vs
23
2 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
anonymous
55
Has a 24p cinema mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
anonymous
53
Considerably faster maximum shutter speed
Comment
0.000125 s
vs
0.00025 s
2x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
anonymous
40
Is a system camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
anonymous
40
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
38
Has sensor shift stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
anonymous
37
Significantly shorter
Comment
61 mm
vs
110.5 mm
49.50 mm shorter
anonymous
36
Much greater zoom range
Comment
4 x
vs
3.8 x
0.20 x greater zoom range. The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
anonymous
35
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
32
Considerably longer maximum focal length
Comment
112 mm
vs
90 mm
22 mm longer maximum focal length. A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
anonymous
27
Distinctly more internal storage
Comment
75.3 GB
vs
0.07 GB
75.23 GB more internal storage
anonymous
27
Can be controlled remotely
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Pentax MX-1 is better than Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 18 Reasons for the

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Compared to Pentax MX-1

anonymous
94
Explicitly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
Comment
11 fps
vs
6 fps
1.83x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
74
Noticeably lighter
Comment
269 g
vs
391 g
122 g lighter
anonymous
49
Less body volume
Comment
338.1 cm³
vs
379.5 cm³
12.24% less body volume
anonymous
39
Notably narrower
Comment
67.1 mm
vs
122 mm
54.90 mm narrower
anonymous
38
Supports AVCHD format
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
anonymous
38
Measurably more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
36
Can create panoramas in-camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
anonymous
35
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
1.4
vs
1.8
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
34
Thinner
Comment
45.6 mm
vs
51 mm
5.40 mm thinner
anonymous
31
Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
anonymous
31
Significantly longer exposure time
Comment
250 s
vs
30 s
220 s longer exposure time. When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
anonymous
31
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
31
Has manual shutter speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
30
Has a hot shoe
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
anonymous
30
Noticeably shorter minimum focal length
Comment
24 mm
vs
28 mm
4 mm shorter minimum focal length. A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
anonymous
27
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
26
Has an accelerometer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
anonymous
23
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Cory Wilson
0
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 is better than Pentax MX-1 because...

Yes
vs
No

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