That's odd. For a while I have been lurking around trying to find my ideal compact camera. And should also mean greatly improved low light shooting. Using the directional pad to move the active sensor is a slow way to do it. It's not that they're 'trading off' anything off their F numbers, it's simply the effect of bright lenses being mounted on smaller sensors. Thanks. What I decided after returning the LX100 is that I want the best of both worlds Size and feel and something able to deliver a higher res. That worked. I would not recommend this camera. I have the Mark I. Just curious why the Panasonic LX100 and the Sony RX100 MK III are not listed in the same category as this camera. Keep the size and price the same and that would really be worth waiting for. I have the silver also and love it. Finally, after all these years, if the image quality is as good as DP Review state, this would appear to be my dream camera!! This has full support for the LX100 including RAW processing. What's the best camera for travel? Some reviews have been critical of the JPEGS but I think they are pretty good. But my bigger question is - does the Lumix look crappier with its m43 sensor, rather than full? Thanks to the folks at iFixit, we can take a look at what's inside the camera without ever picking up a screwdriver. The LX100 is *much* smaller (http://camerasize.com/compare/#629,569), and has a much faster zoom at a considerably cheaper price (if you factor in a fast m4/3 zoom). Using the directional pad to move the active sensor is a slow way to do it. The lower resolution allows for bigger pixels which in turn allows for better low light shooting. As questioned below 7 months ago, this model is getting a little long in the tooth. First Impressions deprecated. I do wish the camera had a tilt/touch screen, but I can live without it, especially since there's a viewfinder built in. ), Tamron 17-70mm F2.8 Review – A great all-around zoom for Sony APS-C cameras. It focuses fast and has an impressive f/1.7 to f/2.8 zoom lens -- great for narrow depth-of-field shots or low-light situations. My Silver LX100 has arrived today & I can't wait to get out to use it! Well, tge great majority of the time I never have to use a flash as its low light performance is great. - Field Sequential EVF- No tilt LCD- No ND filter. We've been shooting with it for a few days to see how it performs. Well, tge great majority of the time I never have to use a flash as its low light performance is great. Also, there have been some big debates over the lack of a built-in flash. I looked it up, and apparently other owners had heard it too. I don't see a problem with iA button since this is very convenient and even a critical function regardless of your level of expertise with the camera there are many times when All Automatic is needed.As for the filter effects I'm disappointed that Panasonic didn't include "barrel distortion" since it is nothing more than deactivating the built-in lens correction and give a much wider angle off view at the wide end of the lens. With this trio of updates, photographers will find new support for four more camera models: the Lumix DMC-LX100, Pentax K-S1, Sony A7 II, and the Samsung Galaxy S5. Try disengaging it, then seeing if you get a fuller range of options (if you do, I can't guarantee that the setting won't be over-ridden by iA mode when you switch back). :This camera is now more than 3 years old with a completed outdated sensor (compared to newer-gen m34s) and an extremely limited resolution. Through ebay I settled on a Hong Kong dealer with lots of positive reviews and got the LX100 for £465 (716 US dollars). The LX100 images were surprisingly very unsharp compared with the GX7.On the dpreview test screen, the images look similar so is it the camera? Today, B&W film photography remains popular both for its aesthetic appeal and its ease-of-use, whether you're a beginner, taking an intro to darkroom photography class or a seasoned pro. I have owned the LX7, and love it but hit the wall on my needs. But in 1080p it gets maximum of 50 FPS instead of 60 FPS that my other cameras and camcorders are able to produce. It focuses fast and has an impressive f/1.7 to f/2.8 zoom lens -- great for narrow depth-of-field shots or low-light situations. Crippled square image size stopped me getting this camera. I set up the LX100 on a tripod next to a GX7 and took pictures of the kitchen clock. When I got it back, invoice said lens was changed. It's a responsive camera that produces impressive images. * - Main goods are marked with red color . Doing to would not have increased noise at all. and one more thing is, the machine will get hot for some time of using. The best Canon P&S takes 1.3 seconds. It's a great camera, no doubts about it, but lower priced and more portable cameras like the LX10 that offer higher resolution/similar low noise performance in an overall better package are starting to eat away the potential of a higher-end compact built around a m34 Sensor. It can only be to save power within the ccd design. I do quite a bit of low level shooting and if I have to bend down or lie on the ground it really does my back in. I don't know it is already here and if not hopefully it will land soon. I can answer most of your questions. :(((( I can't rely on this camera anymore, and don't know what to do. VIDEO: How does the LX100 's 4k res video shooting compare to 4k on the Sony a7s? I would not recommend this camera. I agree it would be misleading to say it has a 16MP sensor without qualifying that statement. Just use the center point, focus, and recompose. Have yet to need any extra pixels with this camera as I tend to take the pictures that I want in the first place. Updates to review: Lovely camera! Featuring guest photographer Irene Rudnyk. It is a deal break for me. It may be literally true, but it's academic, since you can't ever use the whole area. I own this little camera, and it is amazing. But in this case, it's more than that. Thanks. But, but, but, it's becoming obsolete. Hundreds of new camera and lens combinations have been added, the user interfaces have been improved, and more. Does anyone know why this review is missing the "Performance" section? The camera blows an iPhone or your average point and shoot out of the water. I then panned and zoomed in post production. Maybe it just was simpler to implement and the 1:1 ratio is so seldom used that they did not put the effort. 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