“If you want to learn, if you want to grow as a photographer or even an advanced snapshooter, the Panasonic LX5 is a great choice.”
Imaging Resource has posted their review of the ultra slim Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 with 10.1MP resolution (on a 1/1.63-in. CCD), 3.8x ultra-wide angle optical zoom (24-90mm equiv.) F2.0 Leica lens, optical Image Stabilization, 3.0-in. (460k-dot) LCD, Intelligent AUTO, PASM, hot shoe, optional electronic viewfinder, and HD Movie 1280×720 @ 30fps in AVCHD Lite with high quality monaural audio.
You can read the full Panasonic LX5 Review at: Imaging Resource.