Olympus XZ-2
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vs Panasonic LX7
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What’s good about the Olympus XZ-2

Best price $599
  • Higher sensor resolution 12 MP vs 10.1 MP
  • Better built-in flash range 36′ vs 28′

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7

Best price
$398
  • Weighs a little bit less than the XZ-2 10.5 oz vs 12.2 oz
  • Significantly cheaper street price $398 vs $599
  • Has longer exposure available 250 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Wider angle lens 4.7mm vs 6.0mm
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 12 shots per sec vs 5 shots per sec
  • Has 3D capture capabilities XZ-2 does not have 3D

What the Olympus XZ-2 and Panasonic LX7 have in common

  • Similar Body sizes 22 in³ vs 21 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 43 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 920k dots
  • The same maximum ISO setting 12800 ISO
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Olympus XZ-2 and the Panasonic LX7

  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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