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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the usability and color are generally positive. The value for money and image quality also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the flash, and there are some critical comments about the energy efficiency and shutter.

portability, image quality, value for money, color, usability

battery, viewfinder, responsiveness, shutter, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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"The LUMIX LS5 is the ideal digital camera for an entry-level user who wants an extremely easy to use digital camera that does not sacrifice image quality.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5


The LS5 won't wow you in the image quality department, but for way under $100 it's essentially the cheapest new camera money can buy. On top of that it has a 5x optical zoom, image stabilization, shoots 720p video, and uses AA's. A great choice for...

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Amazon review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, image quality, usability, portability, screen

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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Video is fine but pictures are terrible in all conditions.

Easy To Use,Large Clear LCD,Small \/ Compact

Lag \/ Shutter Delay,No Viewfinder,Poor Flash,Poor Image Quality,Short Battery Life

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Fits in my purse


I wanted to have a compact ,high megapixel camera to use for close ups. I have owned a lumix for five years that I used for travel for its wonderful zoom lens. This one was on sale at Staples and I could begin instantly with a fast learning curve.

Easy To Use,Fast\/accurate auto-focus,Good Image Quality,Good Image Stabilization,Good in Low Light,Large Clear LCD,Nice Body Color,Short Lag Time,Small \/ Compact

In another color

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Not a bad digital camera for its price


I recently ordered this Panasonic DMC-LS5 digital camera from J&R as it\'s a brand new model, I pre-ordered it from this company. I did not have to wait long and in 2 weeks after I pre-ordered this camera, I got it delivered to me just fine. I have had...

Good Image Quality","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

Lag \/ Shutter Delay","No Viewfinder","Short Battery Life

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Nice Camera.


Very low price, but excellent quality. 5x optical zoom. Also record HD videos. Great quality. Must buy. It is also very beautiful to look. You can also record videos in 480p. Take pictures as you like from 14 megapixel to .3 megapixel.

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I rate it 4 stars. Over all good.Photo are good. first i planned to buy sony camera of same configure, but due to low budget, ordered this. Not in loss to buy it. Having of course better experience, before this i have used sony cams, samsung cams &...

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Lumix LS5 - neat and tidy budget camera


IntroductionI have always been lazy when it comes to taking photographs but as I've started to get a little bit older and the faithful memory and begun to fade, a camera has become something of a necessity to recall my life events. Besides which, it ...

great value, good picture, automatic settings

battery power, instruction manual

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Very good deal for Me as my first digital camera,Good Picture quality.


Hi everyone, But I'd say I'm happy with what I got for the price. i.e 4049 Rs. Importantly the HD recording is one distinctive feature of this camera. See you tube videos showing HD recording with this to believe it. Almost none of the other leading...


Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.33''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)
Battery Type:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)


Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes