Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II.

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 Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II. Both cameras have 4/3 sensors but Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II has a 17.0 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II
  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Front Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Megapixels 17.0 20.3
Sensor Type Live MOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 4/3 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor n/a 2.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4736 x 3552 (16.8 MP, 4:3) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
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 with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 225-area, Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval), Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 109 108
AW Buffer Size 34
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px) 1,840,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / 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 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) MOV, MP4
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/250
Internal connections Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D) USB 3.1 Type-C with Power Delivery, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 240 shots 410 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 2200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.8 oz (392 g) includes batteries 25.6 oz (727 g) includes batteries
Size 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.5 in. (115 x 66 x 64 mm) 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in. (139 x 98 x 87 mm)
Price
Price Buy starting from $997.99
Buy starting from $1,497.99
Release Date 2018-10-15 2021-06-25