Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs. Olympus XZ-1 vs. Canon PowerShot S95 vs. Olympus PEN E-PL3 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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Apr 5, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Jul 21, 2010
Jan 6, 2011
Aug 19, 2010
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Apr 5, 2012
 
Approx. $250
 
 
 
 
 
With 14-42mm power zoom: US $749, With 14-42mm standard zoom: US $599
 
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
4896 x 3672
3648 x 2736
3664 x 2752
3648 x 2736
4032 x 3024
4000 x 3000
4000 x 3000
4912 x 1080, 4896 x 2752, 3648 x 2736, 3424 x 1920, 2592 x 1944, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
3968 x 2232, 3776 x 2520, 3328 x 1872, 3168 x 2112, 3072 x 2304, 2784 x 1568, 2736 x 2736, 2656 x 1768, 2560 x 1920, 2304 x 2304, 2208 x 1248, 2112 x 1408, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 480 x 480
3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2056, 3648 x 2432, 3200 x 2400, 3200 x 1800, 3216 x 2144, 2736 x 2736, 2400 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1440, 2544 x 1696, 1920 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1536 x 864, 1584 x 1056, 1296 x 864, 1280 x 960, 1280 x 720, 1216 x 1216, 1024 x 768, 1024 x 576, 1008 x 672, 960 x 960, 768 x 768, 640 x 480, 640 x 360, 624 x 416, 480 x 480
3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2048, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2736 x 2736, 2192 x 2736, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1064, 1696 x 2112, 1200 x 1200, 960 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480, 384 x 480, 320 x 240
3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504
4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048x1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504, 1440 x 1440
4:3, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
18 megapixels
10 megapixels
10 megapixels
10 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
19 megapixels
11 megapixels
 
10 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/1.63" (8.07 x 5.56 mm)
1/1.63" (8.07 x 5.56 mm)
1/1.7" (7.44 x 5.58 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
BSI-CMOS
CCD
CCD
CCD
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
BIONZ
Venus Engine FHD
TruePic V
Digic 4
Truepic VI
Venus Engine FHD
Venus Engine FHD
 
 
 
 
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto, Hi Auto (6400-12800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto (100 - 800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
Auto (200 - 1600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
7
5
6
7
8
5
5
Yes (1)
Yes
Yes (1)
Yes
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Optical
Optical
Sensor-shift
Optical
Sensor-shift
Optical
Optical
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
 
Fine, Standard
 
Fine, Normal
 
Fine, Standard
Fine, Standard
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • 3D: MPF
 
 
 
 
 
  • RAW
  • RAW + Fine
  • RAW + Standard
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • MPO + Fine
  • MPO + Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
 
25–250 mm
24–90 mm
28–112 mm
28–105 mm
 
 
 
10×
3.8×
4×
3.8×
 
 
 
F3.3–5.9
F2–3.3
F1.8–2.5
F2–4.9
 
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yes
Yes (40x)
Yes (up to 4.5x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
No
Yes (2x, 4x)
Yes (2x, 4x)
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
50 cm (19.69)
60 cm (23.62)
50 cm (19.69)
 
 
 
5 cm (1.97)
1 cm (0.39)
1 cm (0.39)
5 cm (1.97)
 
 
 
9
23
11
9
35
23
23
 
 
 
 
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
 
 
 
 
2×
2×
2×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Tilting
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
460,800
460,000
614,000
461,000
460,000
460,000
920,000
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
ClearPhoto TFT LCD display
 
OLED
 
HyperCrystal LCD AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
None
Electronic (optional)
None
None
 
30 sec
60 sec
60 sec
15 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
1/1600 sec
1/4000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/1600 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Superior Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Easy Shooting
  • Program Auto
  • Movie Mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene Selection
  • Picture Effect
  • 3D
  • Background Defocus
 
 
 
 
 
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • High Sensitivity
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Soft Snap
  • Soft Skin
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Backlight Correction HDR
  • Beach
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Underwater
  • Gourmet
  • Pet Mode
 
 
 
 
 
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Clear in Backlight
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child's Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
No
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
3.70 m
7.20 m
8.60 m (ISO 800)
6.50 m
 
6.30 m
6.30 m
No
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (via hot-shoe)
No
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
No
No
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
 
 
 
 
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
10.0 fps
2.5 fps
2.0 fps
0.9 fps
5.5 fps
3.2 fps
4.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
 
 
 
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±2 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
±2 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
No
 
Yes (-/+ 7 steps in A-B/G-M axis)
 
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1280 x 720 (24 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD
AVCHD Lite
Motion JPEG
H.264
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, AVCHD
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Stereo
Mono
 
 
None
None
None
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus card
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
19 MB
40 MB Internal
55 MB
 
 
None
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes
Yes (Mini HDMI type-D)
Yes
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (mini HDMI TypeC)
Yes (mini HDMI TypeC)
Eye-Fi Connected
 
 
Eye-Fi Connected
 
 
 
No
No
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
 
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
No
No
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion NP-BN battery and charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion Li-50B rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NB-6L rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
240
 
320
 
300
300
360
133 g (0.29 lb / 4.69 oz)
271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz)
275 g (0.61 lb / 9.70 oz)
195 g (0.43 lb / 6.88 oz)
313 g (0.69 lb / 11.04 oz)
264 g (0.58 lb / 9.31 oz)
267 g (0.59 lb / 9.42 oz)
95 x 56 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.2 x 0.87)
110 x 65 x 43 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 1.69)
111 x 65 x 42 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.65)
100 x 58 x 30 mm (3.94 x 2.28 x 1.18)
110 x 64 x 37 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.46)
108 x 67 x 32 mm (4.25 x 2.64 x 1.26)
108 x 67 x 37 mm (4.25 x 2.64 x 1.46)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
 
 
No
No
No
None
None
None
None
None
None
None