Panasonic DMC LX15 vs Nikon DL 18-50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

DMC LX15 vs DL 18-50 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC LX15 vs Nikon DL 18-50 Specs

DMC LX15

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 26-78mm (3x), f1.4-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.5 x 60 x 42mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.7")
  • 310g (10.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC LX15

DL 18-50

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 21 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 18-50mm (3x), f1.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106 x 63 x 57.5mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 2.3")
  • 359g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DL 18-50

DMC LX15 vs DL 18-50 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: DMC LX15 an DL 18-50 sensor comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

The 1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

Panasonic DMC LX15 VS Nikon DL 18-50 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC LX15 a better choice

DMC LX15

DL 18-50

Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO160 - 6400 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
359g
(11.6 oz.)
More portable (2)266cm³
(17 cu.in.)
384cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX15 are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the lower weight than the DL 18-50. Another advantage over the DL 18-50: the more compact size.

The DMC LX15 scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 18-50

DMC LX15

DL 18-50

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.80
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1020
Auto Focus points (4)49105

Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 18-50 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus.

Yields 13 points for the DL 18-50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC LX15

DL 18-50

Sensor format1"1"
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Panasonic DMC LX15 VS Nikon DL 18-50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC LX15 and DL 18-50

DMC LX15 und DL 18-50, front viewDMC LX15 und DL 18-50, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC LX15 und DL 18-50, view from aboveDMC LX15 und DL 18-50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC LX15

Nikon DL 18-50

10
13

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC LX15.

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