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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

The Panasonic DMC-FS5 combines easy operation with a slim and sl Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

Dust inside camera

R. Holgate, Amazon
12 January 2009
  • Summary: Awesome functions for the money and a very nice little pocket camera, I purchased after reading several reviews, including those on dpreview.com. It appears however that the camera I received had dust inside the camera either on the lens or sensor. Every night shot taken with the flash would reveal the pesky dust sprites, as this camera was purchased mainly as a carry camera to take photos at night, I was forced to return the camera, as there was no way to clean the...
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Overall 4
4.0

Good, but horrible

C. Scott, Amazon
27 December 2008
  • Summary: Never purchased a panasonic camera before, and probably wont do it again. The camera it self is well built and very easy to use. But the picture quality is terrrrible, when you zoom into the image on the computer you can see all the pixels are just a big mashed up mess, with no detail at all. Its great if your just making 4x6 prints.
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Overall 4
4.0

The photo colors is not shinny

Nour, Amazon
14 August 2008
  • Summary: I don't know. But I have a problem with the colors and noise sometimes when taking shots with this camera. The colors are not that shinny. When taking the photos without flash - even in day light - the photos still seems dark when displayed on my computer screen. It looks fine in the camera screen but not on the computer.
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Overall 4
4.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5R Digital Camera

L.Wilson703, Rate it all!
29 April 2008
  • Summary: Nice compact size. Solid feel. But the noise reduction feature reduced pictures to a blurry mess. Even at it's lowest ISO 100. 10 megapixels were way too much for this camera. Just noisy.
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Overall 4
4.0

Broken, AGAIN!

Spiky k, Amazon
20 May 2010
  • Summary: Great camera whilst it lasted for about a year, really small and quick on responsiveness. Image quality is preety good. However after about a year, just like another customer, the camera decided not to work, with the lense not retracting or focusing correctly. I paid £40 to get it repaired but months later, same agin. Its lasted me for about a year and half, not happy!
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Overall 4
4.0

Breaks after just over a year

Les W, Amazon
7 September 2009
  • Summary: I am so annoyed with this camera. Exactly one year and two months after I got it - i.e. just out of warranty and it breaks. Coincidence? I can't believe I actually paid extra because I trusted the Panasonic brand. What a fool I am, they are just like the other brands, shoddy products. I hadn't even used it that much. Now every time I turn it on the lens won't retract again and it tells me to switch it on and off again. Gutted.
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Overall 4
4.0

panasonic dmcfs5 - quite disappointing

Mr. Nigel Button "bad kharma", Amazon
1 February 2009
  • Summary: I will keep this short but will say that I have been quite disappointed with the quality of anumber of the pictures taken on full auto. blurry comes to mind. It's a shame as everything else about the camera is great. I should have stuck with canon....
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Simon Hall, Cnet.co.uk
9 November 2008
  • Summary: I was so dissapointed with this camera that I took it back for a refund. Images were grainy even on lowest ISO setting. General image clarity and quality was far behind my previous PC world own brand Advent MP8. It was a real shame, as I loved the looks, feel and size of the camera, but the image quality was a real let down.
  • Pros: Styling, size
  • Cons: Noisy images, average picture quality
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