Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review

4 Sep 2012
Our Rating 
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User Rating 
8.7 out of 10 Read 15 reviews
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Exceptional photo and video quality, nippy performance and lots of creative control – as close to perfect as we've seen from a compact camera

Basic Specifications

Rating *****
CCD effective megapixels 10.0 megapixels
CCD size 1/1.7in
Viewfinder optional electronic
Viewfinder magnification, coverage N/A
LCD screen size 3.0in
LCD screen resolution 920,000 pixels
Articulated screen No
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 3.8x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 24-90mm
Image stabilisation optical, lens based
Maximum image resolution 3,648x2,736
File formats JPEG, RAW; AVCHD, MPEG-4


Memory slot SDXC
Mermory supplied 70MB internal
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) 330 shots
Connectivity USB, AV, mini HDMI
Body material aluminium
Lens mount N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A
Kit lens model name N/A
Accessories USB cable, neck strap
Weight 298g
Size 66x111x50mm

Buying Information

Warranty one year RTB
Price £399
Supplier http://www.cliftoncameras.co.uk
Details www.panasonic.co.uk

Camera Controls

Exposure modes program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual
Shutter speed 250 to 1/4,000 seconds
Aperture range f/1.4-8 (wide) f/2.3-8 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 80 to 6400
Exposure compensation +/-3 EV
White balance auto, 5 presets with fine tuning, manual, Kelvin
Additional image controls contrast, saturation, sharpness, noise reduction, i.Dynamic
Manual focus Yes
Closest macro focus 1cm
Auto-focus modes multi, flexible spot, face detect, tracking
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre, face detect
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, rear curtain, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer, AE bracket, WB bracket, HDR, panorama, interval, multi-exposure
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Scores 8.7 out of 10 based on 15 reviews

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