At A Glance

Offers a choice of aspect ratios and many advanced features, but image noise is a problem at highest ISO settings.

Manufacturer’s Description

Panasonic launches its new Lumix 16:9 wide LX series with the introduction of the DMC-LX1, 8.4 MegaPixels 4x optical zoom full manual compact camera. This creative compact incorporates a 8.4 MegaPixels CCD and a high resolution 2.5-inch LCD in its undersized body.

The lens unit is comprised of 4x optical zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmarit Lens and renders superb picture quality. Like other Lumix cameras, what distinguishes the DMC-LX1 from the rest is MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), a key feature Panasonic considers should be standard in all digital still cameras.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 8.4 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 8 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer Part Number DMC-LX1EGM-S
UPC Code 037988985241
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-LX1 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Panasonic launches its new Lumix 16:9 wide LX series with the introduction of the DMC-LX1, 8.4 MegaPixels 4x optical zoom full manual compact camera. This creative compact incorporates a 8.4 MegaPixels CCD and a high resolution 2.5-inch LCD in its undersized body.

The lens unit is comprised of 4x optical zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmarit Lens and renders superb picture quality. Like other Lumix cameras, what distinguishes the DMC-LX1 from the rest is MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), a key feature Panasonic considers should be standard in all digital still cameras.

Product Model DMC-LX1
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3840 x 2160
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-LX1 Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • 32MB SD Memory Card
  • Lens Cap
  • AV Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • AC Cable
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.2"
    Width 4.2"
    Depth 1.0"
    Weight (Approximate) 7.76 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 848 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Fair
    Sharpness Fair
    Distortion Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 76.7
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 50.3
    Number of Shots 250.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 136.0
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 56.1
    Image Quality, Exposure 58.2
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 37.4
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 61.0
    Image Quality, Color 58.6