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Olympus PEN EP3 versus Panasonic Lumix DMC LX5

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Olympus PEN EP3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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51
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.8 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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536 ISO
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Panasonic Lumix DMC LX5

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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41
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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19.6 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.8 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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132 ISO
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Olympus PEN EP3

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-06-30 
Indicative price (USD) 1000  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4080 x 3040  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.40  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware 1.0 
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion battery BLS-1 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization 0 - 40? (operation) / -20 - 60? (storage), 30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage) 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No  
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type Oled 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 614000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-Micro Four Thirds lenses. This is can be set in both recording mode, still and movie, separately. 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5frames in 0.3,0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation + or - 3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable 
Drive modes Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD Memory Card(SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi, Class 6 is recommended for Movie shooting 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis 
Connectivity USB/HDMI/AV 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080 60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHD 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Panasonic Lumix DMC LX5

Manufacturer specifications

Type High-end compact 
Announced 2010-07-21 
Indicative price (USD) 470  
Sensor type CCD 
Resolution 3648 x 2736  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.10  
Sensor size (mm) 5.8 x 7.9 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 2  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 4.30 
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
ISO latitude  80 - 12800 
Shutter type electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Optical 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning 
Mount typeN/A  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.6VDC, 1250mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material N/A 
View finder type Electronic (optional)  
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup NA 
View finder diopter  
Monitor type  
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View  
Number of autofocus points 23 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation -3EV to +3EV (in 1/3EV steps) 
Drive modes 2.5 fps, max 5 images 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal 
Image format JPEG, RAW 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Mono 
External micro NA 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280x720 / 60fps 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHDLite  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Olympus PEN EP3

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