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Panasonic DMC-SZ5
7.7 out of 10

Panasonic DMC-SZ5

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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
9 November 2012
  • Summary: Smartphones may be overtaking point-and-shoot digital cameras, in terms of the sheer volume of photos uploaded to popular social networking sites like Flickr and Facebook, but Panasonic has a new camera that brings the ease of WiFi to the improved image quality of a standalone digital camera; image...
  • Pros: Slim body, Optical image stabilization, 25mm wide-angle Leica lens, WiFi uploading and smart phone integration, Upload to social networks via WiFi, HD video (1280x720) recorded in MP4
  • Cons: Overall image quality is sub par, Photos taken in low light w/o flash look noisy and blurry, Zoom is a modest 10X, No thumb wheel to ease navigation, No creative filters, Battery life could be better
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Overall 9
8.6
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
8.5

Panasonic Lumix SZ5 Review

What Digital Camera
24 September 2012
  • Summary: There's a lot to like in the Panasonic SZ5, with some impressive features. It offers full Wi-Fi connectivity in a small package, and is a pleasure to use. It's only really let down by some image quality issues and some entry-level elements of its specification, but on the whole it's a good performer...
  • Pros: Wi-Fi functionality; Slim body; Respectable zoom
  • Cons: 720p video capture; Low-spec screen; Lack of advanced functionality
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix SZ5 Review

ePHOTOzine
3 October 2012
  • Excerpt: The Panasonic Lumix SZ5 is Panasonic's latest compact camera with built in Wi-Fi, while previous models from Panasonic had limited Wi-Fi connectivity (sharing to phone only), the new SZ5 allows you to control it from a smartphone, share to smartphones, connect to DLNA devices (TV etc), and upload...
  • Pros: Compact metal bodied camera, Good 10x optical zoom lens, Quick focusing, Easy to use (apart from the Wi-Fi), Good image quality and colour
  • Cons: Wi-Fi drains battery life, Not impressed by the screen quality, Awkward Wi-Fi connections / problems with logon / PC still needed at times
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 7
7.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5

PhotographyBLOG
2 October 2012
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5 is one of those digital cameras that delivers exactly what you'd expect it to. We expected a camera that was easy to use and the menu has been arranged to make it that way - more so than other cameras at this price point.
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Overall 7
6.8
Picture quality 7
6.9

Test: Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5 (Digitalkamera)

CHIP Online
3 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Panasonic bietet mit der SZ5 eine interessante Kamera für alle, bei denen kompakte Abmessungen, Vernetzung per WLAN und ein günstiger Preis auf der Anforderungsliste stehen. Die SZ5 überzeugt durch einen allzeit rasant schärfenden Autofokus und eine einfache Bedienung.
  • Pros: Wi-Fi zur Datenübertragung und Fernsteuerung, Leicht und handlich, Allzeit Schnappschuss-tauglich
  • Cons: Display-Auflösung, Nur 720p-Video, Bildrauschen ab ISO 400
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5 Produkteinschätzung

PCWELT
16 October 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5

digital.it
16 October 2012
  • Summary: Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5 è una fotocamera digitale compatta, equipaggiata con sensore CCD da 14,1 megapixel, zoom ottico 12x, display LCD da 3 pollici, ISO 100-6.400, registrazione video 720p a 25 fps e slot per la lettura di schede SD
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic DMC-SZ5 : le WiFi autrement

Ere Numérique
1 October 2012
  • Excerpt: En attendant le GH3, le Panasonic DMC-SZ5 est le premier appareil Panasonic à intégrer le Wi-Fi, mais l’approche est radicalement différente de celle de Samsung. Ainsi, il n’intègre pas de firmware évolué pour poster directement sur les réseaux sociaux.
  • Pros: Zoom 10x convaincant, Wi-Fi
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IFA 2012 : Panasonic Lumix SZ5

CNET
5 September 2012