Panasonic Lumix LX100 Black

MPN: DMC-LX100K  |  EAN: 0885170226722  |  Model: Lumix LX100

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET


as at 30 Mar 19 | 1:45 PM CET



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Panasonic Lumix LX100 Black - DMC-LX100K Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Events Photography
Very Good
Home Videos
Very Good
4K Videos
Very Good
Sports Photography
Very Good
High FPS Videos
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
Very Good
Low-light Videos
Live Streaming
Very Good
Wildlife Photography
Very Good
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Landscape Photography
Very Good
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

Kind of Camera

As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Panasonic Lumix LX100 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Panasonic device is a very good option!


Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Panasonic provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Panasonic Lumix LX100, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Panasonic Lumix LX100 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 18.00 x 13.500 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Panasonic's in-built intervalometer

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the Lumix LX100 is an easy recommendation for this.

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Lumix LX100.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Lumix LX100 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Lumix LX100 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Panasonic has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. 

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.


This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the Lumix LX100 is a safe bet.

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Product Description

Intuitive control and advanced capabilities come together in the form of the Panasonic Lumix LX100. This compact camera is able to produce clear and detailed photographs that boast a maximum resolution of 4112 x 3088 thanks to a 4/3"" sized 12.8MP MOS sensor. When it comes to movemaking, this compact camera has 4K video capabilities that enables you to look back on your greatest moments in all their glory. You also have the ability to extract 8MP still images from your 4K footage, so you can capture entire scenes without missing that crucial shot. The LX100 features an integrated electronic viewfinder that allows you to frame your shot regardless of any glare conditions, whereas the rear 3-inch LCD screen is the optimal tool to compose, review and navigate with ease. Whether it's group shots or uncomfortable angles, the built-in WiFi connectivity with NFC allows for remote camera control, as well as instant sharing to linked mobile devices.

Technical Specifications

Panasonic Lumix LX100 Black - DMC-LX100K Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact camera
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 1.7-2.8
Camera File System DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3, RAW
Image Formats Supported DPOF, JPG, RAW
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 0.3 - 8.5 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.6 - 14.1 m
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Shoe Mounting Point Type Hot
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Spot Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range 0.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 0.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 51200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/16000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
4K Video Capable Yes
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono, Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 10.9 - 34 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 16
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 75 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.7
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Live View Yes
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.39 x
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.38 "
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 18.00 x 13.500 mm
Megapixel 12.8 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type MOS
Total Megapixels 16.84 MP
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery Capacity 1025 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 350 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Bundled Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, LoiLoScope, Adobe Reader
Cables Included AC, USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 55 mm
Height 66.2 mm
Weight 351 g
Weight (including Battery) 393 g
Width 114.8 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4112 x 3088 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4112 x 3088, 2976 x 2232, 2048 x 1536, 4272 x 2856, 3120 x 2086, 2112 x 1408, 4480 x 2520, 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080, 3088 x 3088, 2240 x 2240, 1536 x 1536
Memory Slots 1