Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review – summary
Compact system cameras might be getting DSLRs in a panic but meanwhile we’re seeing the big players releasing pricey advanced compacts too.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review – image quality and autofocus
Though it has a smaller sensor than the Sony, the LX7 (the successor to the Lumix LX5) won us over with its sharp and accurate 10.1MP images, RAW shooting and reassuringly hefty build. It's a beautiful, but chunky, construction.
Autofocus is faster than ever and though the 920k dot LCD screen is great outdoors, you can also add an optical viewfinder via the hotshoe. There's also a neat pop-up flash.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review – verdict
From macro and shallow depth of field shots to playing around with the art filters and 1080p video, there’s nothing the LX7 doesn’t do well. Tons of manual controls and fantastic image quality make this a trusty second camera.
- 110.5mm x 67.1mm x 45.6mm
- LCD Size
- 3in TFT LCD, 920k dots
- Maximum frames per second
- 11 fps
- Maximum movie resolution
- 1080p at 50fps
- Memory card type
- Optical viewfinder
- 298g (with battery and SD card)