Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Panasonic Lumix-LX5 Review [Part.II] - LX3 VS LX5: ISO



Following Panasonic Lumix-LX5 Review [Part I], Part II is a comparison between LX3 and LX5 in terms of noise level at various ISO settings. LX3 is reputed in its era, for its excellence in noise control within its own class. The LX5 attempts to build and improve on this success. The LX5 gains additional ISO 6400 and 12800, allowing the LX5 to be used in extremely low-light scenes.
The objective of this test is to determine how useful are the high ISO images for sharing on the internet.

Images below are shot handheld at wide and tele-ends, wide-open. Images are subsequently resized to length 1200 for most uploading onto file-sharing sites.
Note that images in 100% crop images will show much more significant differences in noise, but is really useful for large prints and cropping.

ISO 80

LX3

LX5


ISO 100

LX3

LX5


ISO 200

LX3

LX5


ISO 400

LX3

LX5


ISO 800

LX3

LX5


ISO 1600

LX3

LX5


ISO 3200

LX3

LX5


ISO 6400

LX5 only


ISO 12800

LX5 only


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This is an individual and independent user review, for more information on the official product, please refer to: http://lumix.panasonic.com.sg/lx5/


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