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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 / DMC-FH27
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 / DMC-FH27

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Overall 8
Design 8
Value for money 9
Features 8
Performance 9
Picture quality 9

Panasonic Lumix FS37 Review

What Digital Camera
12 September 2011
  • Excerpt: One of the latest compacts equipped with touch-shooting, the FS37 also packs in an 8x optical zoom and high resolution sensor. The What Digital Camera review of the Panasonic Lumix FS37 finds out whether its the ideal photographic companion for the casual user
  • Pros: Handy focal range, build quality, generally good image quality
  • Cons: LCD has narrow viewing angle, poorly designed menu system, no HDMI port
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Overall 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37

27 May 2011
  • Summary: There's an air of compromise about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 -- it's not quite a superzoom, but it's larger and more expensive than many compacts. That said, it offers a useful balance of performance and versatility and looks pretty smart while it's at it.
  • Pros: 8x optical zoom lens; stylish design; 3-inch LCD display; fast performer.
  • Cons: flawed touchscreen interface; compromised video function.
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Overall 5

Panasonic Lumix DHC-FH27

PC Magazine
27 May 2011
  • Conclusion: The touch-screen-based Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 is a good-looking compact camera that packs big zoom, but soft photos and poor user experience spoil the deal.
  • Pros: Compact and attractive with 8x zoom. Decent low-light performance. Speedy. One-touch zoom button.
  • Cons: Soft images. Subpar touch-screen experience. Only records video at 24 frames per second. No HDMI port.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 Review

25 April 2011
  • Excerpt: How do you tell if one 16-megapixel point-and-shoot camera is better than the other? We’re here to help you find out before you drop 200 bucks. The Lumix DMC-FH27 is a very compact digicam with a potent 8x zoom, potentially making it a good choice for vacationers.
  • Pros: 8x wide-angle zoom (28-224mm), 3-inch screen touch screen, Battery lasts 250 shots
  • Cons: Very noisy above ISO 400, No mini HDMI out, GUI dated compared to competition
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Digital Camera Review
21 March 2011
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 (also known as the FS37) is Panasonic’s top-of-the-line “Stylish Casual” compact point-and-shoot digital camera. Panasonic’s small cameras have not been known for their sense of style, though Panasonic is trying to change that with some of its recent releases (the “FP”...
  • Pros: Lightweight, compact, Reliable performance, Good images
  • Cons: Touchy zoom control, No zoom or AF in movie rec, Tricky touchscreen UI
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Overall 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37

Pocket Lint
2 June 2011
  • Conclusion: With broader than average focal range allowing for candid portraits and wide angle vistas to be captured mere seconds apart, the FS37 suggests itself as a perfect holiday camera, turning on its charm to the fullest when conditions are ideal, and being less impressive when light levels are falling.
  • Pros: Simple to operate as long as you can get to grips with the touchscreen, colourful sharp and evenly exposed results under most conditions, sturdy feel build, pocket sized dimensions
  • Cons: Not Full HD video, no HDMI output, optical zoom frozen when recording “movies”, mono sound, noise intrudes into shots taken above ISO 400
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37

29 May 2011
  • Excerpt: We reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37's predecessor in the good value £199 DMC-FS33 last year. Whereas that point and shoot pocket model similarly fielded an 8x optical zoom, so nudging into travel zoom territory without quite being up to TZ20 standards, the new FS37 retains the zoom but boosts...
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Overall 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37

Trusted Reviews
26 May 2011
  • Summary: Small but powerful, this elegant compact boasts a touchscreen and 8x zoom.
  • Pros: Easy to use, Sleek, minimalist design, Long zoom range
  • Cons: Touchscreen can be unresponsive, Screen difficult to see in bright sunlight, Screen has narrow viewing angle
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Overall 6

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 review: A digital camera that has a good lens but a fiddly touchscreen

Good Gear Guide.au
20 May 2011
  • Summary: Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-FH27 is a compact digital camera that has a good 8x Leica-branded zoom lens. However, the 3in touchscreen can be a pain to operate and doesn't offer many advantages over traditional buttons.
  • Pros: Good quality lens, Fast zoom
  • Cons: Poor touchscreen, Mediocre image quality
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Overall 4

Panasonic FS37 review

TechRadar UK
17 May 2011
  • Summary: A slim 16MP 8x zoom compact with touch screen operation
  • Pros: Good build quality, Compact, Lightweight, Useful zoom range, Sleek design
  • Cons: Noise at ISO1600, Reflective screen can be difficult to see in bright conditions, Touch screen can be unresponsive, especially when using fingers
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