Pentax MX-1
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vs Panasonic LX7
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What’s good about the Pentax MX-1

Best price $289
  • Slightly cheaper street price $289 vs $348
  • Higher sensor resolution 12 MP vs 10.1 MP

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7

Best price
$348
  • Weighs a little bit less than the MX-1 10.5 oz vs 13.8 oz
  • Smaller body size 21 in³ vs 23 in³
  • 14% more battery life 330 shots vs 290 shots
  • Has longer exposure available 250 seconds vs 30 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 6 shots per sec
  • Has a flash hot shoe connector MX-1 does not
  • Has 3D capture capabilities MX-1 does not have 3D

What the Pentax MX-1 and Panasonic LX7 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 43 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 920k dots
  • The same maximum ISO setting 12800 ISO
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Similiar flash ranges 29′ vs 28′
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • RAW capture

What’s missing from both the Pentax MX-1 and the Panasonic LX7

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

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