Fujifilm X20 vs Panasonic DC LX100 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

X20 vs DC LX100 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X20 vs Panasonic DC LX100 II Specs


  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 117 x 69.6 x 56.8mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 2.2")
  • 353g (11.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X20


  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.8 x 66.2 x 55.0mm³ (4.5" x 2.6" x 2.2")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC LX100 II

X20 vs DC LX100 II: The sensors

X20 features a Compact sized sensor, while the DC LX100 II uses a Four Thirds sensor.

Featuring an area of 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.), the DC LX100 II's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the X20 employs at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Panasonic DC LX100 II

X20 vs DC LX100 II: Viewfinder

The DC LX100 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

X20 (0.50x)

DC LX100 II (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X20Simulated viewfinder of the DC LX100 II

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Fujifilm X20 VS Panasonic DC LX100 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X20 a better choice



Higher speed (4, frames/second)1211
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)353g
(11.4 oz.)
(12.7 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the DC LX100 II.

The X20 scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC LX100 II



Larger sensor (5)CompactFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0017.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.20
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)270340
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC LX100 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC LX100 II is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 25 points for the DC LX100 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Image stabilizer
Similar size463cm³418cm³
Fujifilm X20 VS Panasonic DC LX100 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the X20 and DC LX100 II

X20 und DC LX100 II, front viewX20 und DC LX100 II, front view

Top view of cameras

X20 und DC LX100 II, view from aboveX20 und DC LX100 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X20

Panasonic DC LX100 II


We recommend Panasonic DC LX100 II as better choice.

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