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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48 / DMC-FX40

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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40

CNET
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Apart from its rather remarkable 5x super-wideangle lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40 doesn't have any other obvious selling points that justify its price. But, when you pick it up and use it, you realise you're also getting outstanding design and build quality.
  • Pros: Good styling and design; straightforward controls; 5x zoom range.
  • Cons: Pricey; sluggish zooming and autofocus; detail lacks bite.
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Overall 5
5.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48

PC Magazine
16 October 2009
  • Conclusion: The pricey Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48 offers a lot of features for a point-and-shoot camera, but its image quality falls short, particularly under bright light.
  • Pros: Compact design. Wide-angle lens with 5X zoom. Captures HD video. Easy-to-use interface.
  • Cons: Expensive. Some pictures can look soft. LCD shows considerable amounts of motion blur. Noticeable shutter lag.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48 Review

Digital Camera Review
10 July 2009
  • Summary: After being favorably impressed with the FX35 some 16 months ago, I was ready for another "gee whiz" moment from the FX48. Sure, there was David Rasnake's review of the FX37 here last March that faulted the camera for largely maintaining the status quo, but the FX48 promised more resolution and the latest processor technology from Panasonic.
  • Pros: Compact and light, Good build quality, Good shutter response, Good overall lens performance
  • Cons: Default still image quality not sharp enough, Vivid color setting (to sharpen images) not available in Intelligent Auto mode
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Expert Review

Digicam Review
19 September 2009
  • Summary: : Panasonic have taken an already winning formula, and tweaked it, with more megapixels, all packed into the same ultra compact and stylish body. Even with more pixels, image quality is still excellent, and noise is average, with very good detail. The camera provides an abundance of features, such as the excellent ultra wide angle lens, that starts at an impressive 25mm and zooms to 125mm.
  • Pros: Very easy to use, Very compact and stylish metal body, Very good build quality and switches, Very good image quality - excellent colour, Ultra wide angle 25mm 5x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, Intelligent ISO / Exposure / Intelligent AUTO mode will automatically set ISO, Shutter speed, Subject type etc, Excellent 2.5" screen - works well in bright sunlight, Impressive detail at ISO100, Good macro mode, Good performance - 2fps continuous shooting, ...
  • Cons: Noise visible at ISO100, Slightly weak flash, some red-eye, Tripod mount positioned to the far left.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40

PhotographyBLOG
8 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Digital point and shoots are seemingly two-a-penny and most feature an identical range of functions, making it even harder to tell one model apart from another - particularly if they come from the same manufacturer's range, in our case Panasonic's ever-swelling Lumix family of compacts. So what does the DMC-FX40 have to make it stand out from both a crowd of rivals, and in addition its closely priced and specified siblings?
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40 digital camera

Pocket Lint
14 July 2009
  • Pros: Robust construction, 5x optical zoom, user-friendly set-up and operational menus, fast and responsive
  • Cons: Zoom disabled in video, not Full HD, white balance performance variable, lower light affects reliability of iA, lens surround prone to scuffs and scratches over time
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40 review

TechRadar UK
1 July 2009
  • Summary: Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX40 is well-made, but how do its pictures fare?
  • Pros: Build quality, Good images, HD video recording, Viewfinder
  • Cons: Dodgy controls, Awkward menu
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 10
10
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Overall quality 10
10
Photo quality - landscapes 10
10
Photo quality - macro 6
6.0
Photo quality - portraits 6
6.0
Photo quality - low light 8
8.0
Photo quality - sports 6
6.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40

digicambuyer.co.uk
30 June 2009
  • Conclusion: It's a fantastic looking camera, built for life, but the image quality doesn't quite match this. It's a decent camera for someone new to photography who isn't picky about the finer details.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 10
10
Picture quality 8
8.3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX40

PC Pro
17 June 2009
  • Conclusion: Great quality and feature-packed, but not an Ixus killer.
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Overall 6
6.0

Panasonic FX40

Absolut Photo
28 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Le Panasonic Lumix FX40 est un compact qui aura peut-être du mal à s’imposer… Effet, si on le compare aux autres sorties de Panasonic , il lui manquera une caractéristique forte peut-être pour sortir du lot. Ainsi, on pourrait dire que le Panasonic FX40 est un FX550 sans l’écran tactile… ( voir notre avis sur le Panasonic FX550 ) Construit autour d’un capteur de 12 MP , le FX40 propose effectivement un zoom stabilisé 25-125mm, un écran de 2,5 pouces, et les derniers...
  • Pros: Grand angle et stabilisation, Fonctionnalités. - Mode photo
  • Cons: L'écran de 2,5 pouces - La concurrence des autres compacts Panasonic ?
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