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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Compact Camera

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    Pros

    • Ultra-wide-angle lens with F2.0 aperture
    • Macro mode lets you get extremely close to subject
    • Very fast autofocus and quiet zoom motors
    • Superior video capture and manual video controls
    • Manual controls for aperture, shutter, and focus
    • Very sturdy build quality
    • Attractive, classic aesthetics
    • Superb button layout for accessing manual controls

    Cons

    • Intelligent Auto mode produces underexposed images
    • Some camera settings are buried deep in menus
    • Limited optical zoom range

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