The Lumix DMC-LX2: Wide-Screen Wonder

Some might dismiss the wider views as a novelty, but this Panasonic model is a pretty good all-around camera, even if it is a little pricey

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Unique wide-aspect sensor produces terrific wide images

The Bad: Bulkier than comparable compact cameras; pricey

The Bottom Line: Great pictures, some unique features

Wide screens are showing up in a lot of places these days—not just on TVs and personal computers. To my surprise, I recently discovered two in a digital camera.

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