Product Code: 1521798

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX5 Black Digital Camera

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The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX5 is a compact camera for the creative photographer who wants more control over their shots than the average point-and-shoot camera allows. The f/2.0 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON 24mm wide-angle 3.8x optical zoom lens captures images with superb colour, contrast and sharpness. The 10.1-megapixel ultra-sensitive CCD provides high resolution, noise-less pictures and can reproduce images in 4:3, 3:2 or 16:9 aspect ratios. The LX5 can also record HD movies in AVCHD Lite or Motion Jpeg for added convenience.

LUMIX DMC-LX5 main features

  • f/2.0 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON Lens with 24mm Wide-angle
  • 1/1.63-inch, 10.1-megapixel High-sensitivity CCD
  • Venus Engine FHD featuring Intelligent Resolution Technology
  • HD Movie in AVCHD Lite with Creative Movie Mode
  • Intuitive Manual Control and Creative Option Featuring My Color Mode
  • Expandability with Optional Accessories

The DMC-LX5 packages an f/2.0 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 24mm wide-angle and 3.8x optical zoom. This low-distortion, high-resolution lens lets you capture truly dynamic 24mm wide-angle images while rendering the tiniest nuances clearly, from corner to corner. The fully open f/2.0-3.3 aperture and iris diaphragm also work together to produce stunning scenes with gentle soft focusing. The 24mm wide-angle lens captures approx. 213% larger viewing space compared to a normal 35mm lens.

The DMC-LX5 features a large 1/1.63-inch, 10.1-megapixel ultra-sensitive CCD. It achieves high resolution, noise-less pictures even in high sensitivity recording and richly reproduced gradation in highly contrasted situations with the exquisitely wide dynamic range. In addition, the CCD in DMC-LX5 can reproduce images shot with the lens set from 24mm to 90mm in any of three aspect ratios; 4:3, 3:2 or 16:9, so you can always capture dynamic, richly expressive shots with a wide perspective.

With the Intelligent Resolution technology, 3 areas – outlines, detailed texture areas and soft gradation areas – are automatically detected. Apart from the uniform enhancement of sharpness, this technology precisely performs signal processing pixel by pixel in the most effective way according to the area. As a result, images are clear and crisp in both photos and movies. The Intelligent Zoom extends the zoom ratio by approx. 1.3x maintaining the image quality even combining a digital zoom. A 3.8x optical can virtually extend to 5x equivalent.

The DMC-LX5 can record HD movie in AVCHD Lite with high sound quality of Dolby Digital Creator. Motion JPEG format is also available (1,280 x 720 pixels). Just press the Motion Picture Button, and shooting begins. In the Creative Movie Mode, the shutter speed and aperture can be adjusted. The iA Mode can also be activated in motion picture recording. When the DMC-LX5 is connected to a Panasonic VIERA via an optional mini HDMI cable, the TV's remote control unit can be used to enjoy playing back with greater convenience.

The excellent manual controllability is the advantage of DMC-LX5. The jog dial enhances the operability together with the focus switch relocated on the lens barrel. The My Colour Mode and Film Mode make it easy to customize colour effects to match your favourite. The DMC-LX5 also features a 3.0-inch LCD with 460,000-dot high resolution and a wide range of optional accessories to choose from to match your shooting situations and style, including view finders, filters and external flashes.

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Product Specification

Colour Black
Focal Length – Tele (mm) 90
Focal Length – Wide (mm) 24
Included Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, AV Cable, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM, Lens Ring Front, Hot Shoe Cover, Lens cap, Lens cap string
Maximum Aperture – Tele 3.3
Maximum Aperture – Wide 2
Weight (g) 233
Battery model ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack
Connectivity AV Output (NTSC/PAL, NTSC), mini HDMI, USB2.0 High speed
Exposure modes Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, 23 Scene Modes
facedetection Yes
File formats JPEG, AVCHD Lite, QuickTime Motion JPEG
Flash metering Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd 0.3 - 8.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.4m (Tele/ISO Auto)
flashtypes Built in
ISO max 12800
ISO min 80
Megapixels 10.1
memorycardformat 40MB Internal, SD, SDHC, SDXC
opticalzoom 3.8
PictBridge Yes
Screen resolution (pixels) 460000
Screen Size 3
Sensor size 1/1.63
Sensor type CCD
Viewfinder type LCD
Manufacturer Link Panasonic
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With the no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Call us to place your order and you can also make a partial payment, the interest charged will be based on the remaining balance. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.

Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £339.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £339.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £13.27
Final Instalments £13.31
Total Amount Payable £477.76
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

Are you eligible for finance?

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.

The approval of your application depends on your financial circumstances and borrowing history. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photo Video act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

Can I repay early? If so how?

No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.

What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?

Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?

Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan. You will also receive reminder letters and text at the end of the deferral period to remind you when your first payment is due.

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Product Code: 1521798-wex Manufacturers Part Number: DMC-LX5EB-K