Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
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Panasonic FZ150 Camera Review
7 June 2015
Excerpt: The Panasonic FZ150 is a super-zoom bridge camera with a 12MP sensor and an integral 24x zoom lens. The design of the body is similar to classic SLR systems, but the camera has no interchangeable lens system.
Summary: My Panasonic Lumix FZ150 review shows that this is an extremely impressive ultra-zoom camera, offering a 24X optical zoom lens. Its image quality is outstanding, and the FZ150's is sharp and accurate. The FZ150 works well for either beginner or intermediate photographers.
Summary: THE FZ150 is a solid and capable superzoom camera that boasts impressive image quality considering it's 24X optical zoom range. Sharpness is high, aberrations are well-controlled, and its capable optical image stabilization system makes working at its extreme effective focal lengths relatively...
Pros: Really useful 25-600mm (equivalent) lens range, Very good JPEG image quality, with provision for shooting in Raw mode, Lens impressively sharp with generally good sharpness at all focal lengths, Effective image stabilization, Good high ISO capability for its class (and much better than FZ100), Ex...
Cons: Slight tendency to highlight clipping in some situations, EVF a little 'pokey' and prone to RGB tearing, Noise-reduction takes the edge off fine detail above ISO 400 (but can be tweaked), High-quality video files are massive
Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 offers a long 24x zoom range, 1080p video recording, and fast continuous shooting. It's priced a little high when you compare it with competitors, but it's still a very capable camera.
Pros: Long 24x zoom range. Swiveling LCD. Fast continuous shooting. 1080p video capture. Hot shoe.
Cons: Pricey. Bulky. Images could be sharper. So-so low-light performance.
Excerpt: Having extensively used 10x and 35x compact digizoom cameras over the last year or so, I would say the former is a little short … and the latter a little too long for comfortable and successful leisure shooting.
Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 digital camera with a RRP of $799 is a worthwhile investment for those looking to upgrade their quality compact camera but are not quite ready for the jump to a full on DSLR camera.
Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 is Panasonic’s premier ultrazoom, an enhanced version of the very capable DMC-FZ47. The principle difference between the two cameras is that the FZ150 uses a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, while the FZ47 uses a 12.1 megapixel version of the more commonly-used CCD sensor.
Pros: Good image quality, Fast continuous shooting, Nice low light performance
Cons: Expensive for an ultrazoom, "Only" 24x zoom, Some ergonomic quirks
Excerpt: The Lumix DMC-FZ150 ($499) is Panasonic's flagship super zoom digital camera. It's the replacement to the FZ100, and the big brother to the DMC-FZ47 that I reviewed last month. Features include a 12.1 Megapixel Live MOS sensor, 24X optical zoom lens, 3-inch rotating LCD display, fast continuous...
Summary: That's the single paragraph report, so let's now go into more detail. The Lumix FZ150 shares a great deal with its predecessor: the all-important 24x zoom lens is unchanged and the body is essentially the same apart from a new zoom lever on the side of the lens barrel.
Pros: Great quality 24x lens. Can zoom while filming., Good quality images and RAW capabilities., 1080/50p/60p video with PASM and mic input., Fully articulated screen and flash hotshoe., Fast continuous shooting options and snappy AF., Mic input doubles as remote / intervalometer socket.
Cons: Buffer at 12fps only lasts for one second of action., Lens range actually the shortest of peer group., No built-in GPS and can't assemble its own panoramas., Mic input is 2.5mm so requires adapter for third party mics.