The Panasonic Lumix LX15 is a new premium compact camera from the company, which features a one-inch sensor in a pocket-friendly body. It sits below the LX100, which has a larger Four Thirds sensor, while having a different kind of lens from the travel oriented TZ100.
The LX15 has a one-inch MOS sensor, with 20.1 megapixels. It is joined by a 3x optical zoom, which offers an equivalent of 24-72mm in 35mm terms. The maximum aperture available is f/1.4 at the widest point of the lens – making it the widest available on the market. That rises to f/2.8 at the telephoto end of the lens. The lens can focus on subjects 3cm from the front of the lens (wide-angle). The lens features 6 aspherical elements, 4 asph. 2 asph. ED, and 1 UHR element, with 11 elements in 9 group. There is also an aperture and control ring around the lens. The Panasonic Lumix LX15 is available as the LX10 in some countries.
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