Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Nikon Coolpix B500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II and Nikon Coolpix B500. While Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II has 4/3 sensor, Nikon Coolpix B500 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 17.0 has a 17.0 MP and Nikon Coolpix B500 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Nikon Coolpix B500
  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Front Nikon Coolpix B500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Nikon
Megapixels 17.0 16.1
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Mirrorless Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4736 x 3552 (16.8 MP, 4:3) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 125 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Startup Time 2.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint (Full area touch is available), Face/Eye Detection, Tracking Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 109 7
AW Buffer Size 34
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px) 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.38-inch EVF (Live View Finder), 2764K-dots equivalent (field sequential), ~100% coverage, ~1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.) magnification, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
Video File Format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000
Internal connections Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D) Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 240 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Weight 13.8 oz (392 g) includes batteries 19.1 oz (541 g) includes batteries
Size 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.5 in. (115 x 66 x 64 mm) 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in. (114 x 78 x 96 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $997.99 Buy from Amazon for $256.95
Release Date 2018-10-15 2016-04-15