Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7Pentax MX-1
Top 50%759 points
Top 50%
Top 52%736 points
Top 52%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Pentax MX-1: 54 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

20.85% more megapixels.
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.76MP
294
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
7.44 x 5.58mm
247
0

3. 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.
23
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
25
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps
176
0

5. weight

122g lighter.
269g
HTC Re: 65.5g
391g
142
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
12800ISO
127
0

7. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
290shots
114
0

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
48% have it
85
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.000125s
81
0

11. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
25% have it
76
0

12. width

54.9mm narrower.
67.1mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
122mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
26% have it
73
0

14. height

49.5mm shorter.
110.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
61mm
71
0

15. volume

10.91% less body volume.
338.1cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
379.5cm³
71
0

16. thickness

5.4mm thinner.
45.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
51mm
70
0

17. battery power

0% more battery power.
1250mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
1250mAh
69
0

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
46% have it
67
0

19. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
36% have it
59
0

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"
58
0

21. has sensor shift stabilization

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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
17% have it
57
0

22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
73% have it
56
0

23. supports AVCHD format

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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
26% have it
54
0

24. has a two-stage shutter

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
Pentax MX-1
52% have it
52
0

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
88% have it
51
0

26. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
44% have it
50
0

27. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
66% have it
49
0

28. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
45% have it
48
0

29. has a BSI sensor

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.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
19% have it
47
0

30. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
1
43
0

31. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
3.8x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
4x
43
0

32. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
55% have it
41
0

33. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
88% have it
41
0

34. widest aperture

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.
1.4f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
1.8f
41
0

35. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Pentax MX-1
67% have it
41
0

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