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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700
6.4 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

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20 March 2015
  • Summary: This Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700 review finds a camera with many intermediate features for a sub-$400 model, including a 3.0-inch touch-screen LCD. I liked quite a few aspects of the FX700, but it did have some confusing menu options, which may frustrate beginners.
  • Pros: Lots of shooting options available, Image quality is very good; extremely sharp photos, Very little shutter lag, regardless of shooting conditions, Full manual mode is available, Camera is well built and feels sturdy
  • Cons: Menu structure can be a little confusing, Touch screen takes a little practice to use correctly, Bigger LCD would be better with touch screen LCD, Slightly larger zoom lens would be handy
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Overall 9
8.7
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 8
7.5
Picture quality 10
9.5

Panasonic Lumix FX700 Review

What Digital Camera
16 May 2011
  • Summary: The control method and restrictions on manual overrides makes the Panasonic Lumix FX700 something of a letdown
  • Pros: Size, shape and image quality
  • Cons: Annoying touchscreen and manual restrictions
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

PC Magazine
15 February 2011
  • Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700 has a hefty price comes but also a hefty features set including great-looking still images, blazing fast speed, a touch-screen LCD, a bright lens, and powerful HD video recording.
  • Pros: Great still images. Powerful video recording options. Bright lens (f/2.2). Touch-screen interface. Automatic and manual shooting. Negligible shutter lag. Fast burst mode.
  • Cons: Expensive. Dull LCD. Marginal high-ISO performance. Proprietary USB port.
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Overall 8
8.2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Camera Labs
1 January 2011
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix FX700 is a 14 megapixel compact with a 5x stabilised zoom and a 3 inch touch-screen display. At its heart is a newly engineered 14 Megapixel CMOS sensor which combined with the latest Venus FHD processor provides a range of fast burst modes and full HD video recording at 1080i as...
  • Pros: PASM exposure modes., Fast burst shooting modes., Excellent battery life., 24mm super-wide angle.
  • Cons: Less than sparkling image quality., Touch icons small and cramped., Physical switch for rec/playback mode., Erratic continuous shooting performance.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
13 September 2010
  • Summary: The camera uses a 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen, allowing the user to control all camera functions via the graphical touch system (with exception of the zoom lens). The FX700 also has Face Recognition / Detection, their POWER O.I.S.
  • Pros: Captures sharp photos with pleasing colors., 5x optical zoom lens available while recording video, 24mm wide angle extreme is one of the widest available in a camera of this size, High Quality AVCHD movie capture, Fast and accurate Touchscreen GUI, Great performance, Excellent Low Light performan...
  • Cons: Some may think $400 is a hefty price tag, Produced small % of exposures that were a bit strong under harsh sunlight, Higher luminance noise that we'd like to see (which has been typical of these 14-megapixel sensors)
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Trusted Reviews
19 May 2011
  • Summary: Panasonic's new luxury compact has full HD video
  • Pros: Responsive touch-screen, Full HD video, Very good audio quality
  • Cons: Expensive, Heavy, Barrel distortion at wide angle
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Photo quality - landscapes 8
8.0
Photo quality - macro 6
6.0
Photo quality - portraits 8
8.0
Photo quality - low light 8
8.0
Photo quality - sports 6
6.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

digicambuyer.co.uk
3 April 2011
  • Conclusion: A nice camera that offers the best combination of auto functions and manual control we’ve seen so far. It has its foibles and the price is high, but it’s a good all-rounder
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

PhotographyBLOG
20 January 2011
  • Excerpt: The new FX700 combines the point-and-shoot simplicity of the DMC-FX60 with the touchscreen interface of the DMC-FX550, but almost entirely dispenses with any external controls, relying instead on interaction via the large 3 inch screen.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Pocket Lint
17 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Whilst in general terms the above suggests the FX700 is just what’s required for anyone looking for a point and shoot equipped with most of the current must haves, it does come at a price.
  • Pros: Reasonably easy to use, Full HD video clips with stereo sound, compact, lightweight and unobtrusive, 5x optical zoom can be used when recording video, dedicated video record button makes for more user friendly operation
  • Cons: Costly, if going by the manufacturer’s recommended price, noticeable loss of quality at highest ISO equivalents
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix FX700 review

T3
6 September 2010
  • Summary: Great image quality, HD movies and advanced features make this Lumix worth a look
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