Your assistance would be greatly appreciated

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Re: Your assistance would be greatly appreciated
In reply to joel artino, 5 months ago

I own both the LX7 and the EOS-M with the 22mm (that was my "kit lens")

1) The LX7's autofocus is incomparably faster

2) At F 1.4, the LX7 is very sharp. At F 2, the 22mm is also very sharp.

3) I would say that the LX7's sensor at 400 is like the EOS-M's at 2000. But the LX7 at 3200 is like the EOS-M at 6400. Of course with a lower pixel count, the EOS-M would be even better. But don't forget the LX7's substantial speed advantage. In general, the EOS-M's IQ is better. But the LX7's IQ is already very good.

4) The LX7's MTF mode has no equivalent in the EOS-M. And the minimum speed feature also is brilliant in the LX7 and sorely missing in the EOS-M

5) The in-camera HDR is very usable in the LX7 because it is very fast. It is not as usable in the EOS-M which shoots 3 times in a row quite slowly

6) In operation the LX7 is much faster

7) The LX7 has a flash. Not the EOS-M

8) The battery life of the LX7 seems better.

9) The zoom range and speed of the LX7 are better than the 18-55 IS

Conclusion: For most of my uses, the LX7 is a much better camera. Unless in low light when I cannot use the flash, I miss it when carry the EOS-M. If I were to spend $300 again (what I paid for the EOS-M), I would buy instead another LX7, just to be safe. Not sure what Panasonic will replace it with. It is really an excellent package.

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