Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Four Thirds
  • 17.3 x 13 mm
  • 13 megapixels
  • 4112;3088 px
  • 2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Full Specifications


Sensor typeMOS
Image sensor formatFour Thirds
Sensor size17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor photo detectors17 Mpx
Effective pixels13 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution4112, 3088
Other resolutions4112x3088 , 4272x2856, 4480x2520, 3088x3088, 2976x2232, 3120x2086, 3840x2160, 2240x2240, 2048x1536, 2112x1408, 1920x1080, 1536x1536


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum51200
Boosted ISO minimum100
Boosted ISO maximum25600
Maximum image resolution4112, 3088
White balance presets5
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Photo effectsArt, Black&White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization typeOptical
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAW

Optics & Focus

Optical zoom3.1 x
Digital zoom4 x
Minimum aperture1.7
Maximum aperture1.7
Focal length equiv24–75 mm
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Normal focus range19.69 in
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Macro focus range1.18 in
Number of focus points49
Image stabiliserOptical
Filter thread
Folded optics
Filter diameter1.69 in

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD
Screen size3.00 in
Screen dots921000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Viewfinder screen size0.38 in
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution2764000 px
Viewfinder magnification1.39 x

Photography features

Camera shutter typeElectronic, Mechanical
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/16000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Exposure compensation plus3
Exposure compensation minus-3
Expousure compensation steps1/3
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 2/3, 1
Self-timer delay2, 10
AE frames3, 5, 7
Subject / scene modes
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash range275.59 in
External flash
Continuous drive11.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Forced OFF, Forced ON, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10

Videography features

Maximum resolution3840, 2160
Recording resolutions1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160
HD type4K Ultra HD
Supported video file formatsAVCHD, MP4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackSlide show, Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Supported audio file formatsAAC
Built-in microphone
Microphone typeStereo
Built-in speakers
Speaker typeMono
Noise reduction


Body typeCompact
Colour of productBlack, Silver
Weight0.77 lb
Width4.52 in
Height2.61 in
Depth2.17 in
Environmentally sealed


Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3, RAW


Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)350
Battery technology
Battery capacity1025 mAh
Rechargeable battery
Battery voltage7.2 V


USB port
USB version2.0
HDMI connector typeMicro
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording
DLNA certified
Energy Star certified
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesENG, ESP, ITA, JPN, FRE, DEU
Image editing modesCrop, Resizing, Rotating

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