Fast lens. 11fps burst mode. Accessory port for optional EVF. Shoots in Raw. Short shutter lag. 1080p60 video.
Fast lens, one stop faster than predecessor, Lens sharp corner to corner, Image stabilization is rock-solid, Very close Macro mode, Very wide lens at 24mm, The lens is "the stuff of camera-lover dreams", Fast autofocus and shutter lag, Very f...
Very bright f1.4-2.3 zoom lens, Dedicated aperture control ring, 11fps full-resolution burst shooting, Close 1cm macro focus, Shallow depth of field for macro shots.
Polished and refined design, excellent lens with ultrafast aperture, plenty of features, option to add an EVF.
Excellent photo quality, with less noise than typical compact cameras, Super fast F1.42.3, 3.8X optical zoom Leica lens allows for better low light shots, more background blur, Multiaspect sensor maintains the same focal length at all four aspect ratios.
Limited zoom range. Soft images at telephoto extreme. Noisy images at ISO 1600 and up. Control buttons are difficult to read
Short telephoto lens at 90mm, Physical aperture ring can confuse, as maximum aperture changes when you zoom, Sluggish startup, Slow buffer clearing, does not appear to be UHS-I compliant, Battery life not as good as predecessor, Slightly below average ...
Cap obsctructs lens on power up, Limited Creative Control effects, Aperture ring redundant in some modes, No Wifi, GPS or touch-screen.
Good screen but needs to be even better to match rivals.
Redeye a problem; no removal tool in playback mode, Takes a long time (30 seconds) for camera to flush the buffer after a burst containing RAW images is taken, Vertical stripes in panoramic images, Cheapfeeling rear dial doesn't rotate smoothly; flims
By PC Mag on March 28, 2013
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 has a larger than average image sensor and fast zoom lens, but it's best to keep the ISO set on the low...70
By itproportal.com on March 04, 2013
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 is, as far as I'm concerned, the best compact camera currently available, at least of the ones that I've tried recently, and is a worthy successor to the classic LX3. It offers fast, reliable and accurate performance,...90
By Digital Photography School on February 01, 2013
It seems to me that the fixed lens, compact camera game has spawned two sub species: ultra long zoom models and those with ultra fast lenses … to some they’re called ‘bright’.The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 belongs in the latter...-
By PC Advisor on January 29, 2013
If you've not yet been swayed by one of Panasonic's interchangeable lens Lumix G compact system cameras, but would still like to achieve improved quality image , then the metal construction and comprehensively featured LX series is well worth...80
By Macworld UK on January 28, 2013
If you’ve not yet been swayed by one of Panasonic’s interchangeable lens Lumix G compact system cameras, but would still like to achieve improved quality image, then the metal construction and comprehensively featured LX series is well worth...80
By Here's How on December 28, 2012
This tiny full-featured 10.1MP camera, with a mostly metal body, boasts several benefits over Panasonic's highly-rated Lumix DMC-LX5, which it replaces. Improved aspects include the LCD screen, sensor, and Venus Engine processor with multi-process...-
By The Imaging Resource on November 09, 2012
Sometimes you don't want to carry a big SLR to get quality images, and that's why cameras like the Panasonic LX7 were born. Small enough to fit into a biggish pocket, the Lumix LX7 has an excellent lens and a good quality image sensor, both...-
By CNET Australia on October 31, 2012
The LX7 is an excellent advanced compact camera that has great photo quality. We highly recommend investing in a better lens cap for a pain-free photography...85
By CNET UK on October 12, 2012
A supremely tactile camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 is one compact you'll really enjoy using. The wide aperture at either end of the zoom allows for some shallow depths of field and attractive defocused areas, but check out the similar EX2F from...80
By Steves Digicams on October 05, 2012
Advanced fixed-lens cameras have become a popular option for manufacturers, as they look to provide a set of cameras that are easily distinguished from the budget-priced point-n-shoot cameras and cell phone cameras. With these advanced fixed-lens...-