The table below compares the LX7's lens specifications and sensor size against its predecessor and a number of other enthusiast-orientated compact cameras. Along with the familiar 35mm-equivalent focal length, we've also included a 35mm-equivalent aperture range, which gives some idea of the control over depth of field offered by each camera's lens.
* Equivalent aperture, in 135 film terms - this gives an idea of the depth of field control offered by the lenses when the sensor size is taken into account.
** Figure based on 4:3 aspect ratio mode
*** Figure takes into account that the XZ-1 uses a crop from a 1/1.63" sensor.--
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