LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic LX100 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LX100 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,764kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic LX100 can shoot continuously at max speed of 11.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/16000 sec . Unfortunately LX100 doesn't have a built-in flash but there is a port for mounting external flashes.
Panasonic LX100 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
4K Photo Mode
With Panasonic LX100, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. This means that Panasonic LX100 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.LX100 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic LX100 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X70 or Canon XC10 in a similar price range.
Utilizing its 4K Video recording abilities in a creative way, Panasonic LX100 sports a 4K Photo Mode where you can capture 8 MP photos from 4K videos.
Using a software such as Adobe Lightroom on your PC or in-camera function, you can review the 4K video frame by frame and extract the image that you like the most.
Connectivity and Storage
Panasonic LX100 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
With its NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, LX100 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic LX100 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 310 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Compact Cameras
Leica X Vario with its 450shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic LX100 vs Leica X Vario or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic LX100 is $647.99