Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 Digital Camera Review
10 September 2013
Excerpt: Available in silver, black and gold, (each colour is metallic), Panasonic Lumix DMC-F100 comes in a stylish design of the a sleek, slim elegant body. As for the size, it’s not the smallest camera out there, but it fits into your smallest pockets.
Excerpt: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 ($399) is the highest resolution camera
in Panasonic's ultra-compact lineup. It packs a whopping 12.2 million pixels
on its tiny 1/1.72" CCD, producing images 4000 x 3000 in size.
Pros: Very good photo quality at lowest ISO settings (though see issues below), Wide-angle 3.6X optical zoom lens, Optical image stabilization, Ultra-compact metal body, comes in two colors, Large, sharp 2.5" LCD display; screen visible outdoors and in low light; useful Power LCD and High Angle feature...
Cons: Noise reduction smears details when ISO is 200 or above, Corner blurriness, redeye are both problems, 720p movie mode only 15 frames/second, High sensitivity mode not terrible useful, No optical viewfinder, Flimsy door over battery/memory card compartment, No USB 2.0 High Speed support, More manu...
Summary: With so many pixels, image noise was our biggest worry, but Panasonic has overcome this. As a result, the great image quality and gorgeous design make the FX100 another winning camera in the Lumix line-up
Pros: Mega OIS lens stabilisation, Build, Design, New ‘easy zoom’
Cons: Pricey for ‘point and shoot’, Colours sometimes a little drab
Summary: An attractive-looking, well-built, slimline camera that delivers above-average performance for point-and-shoot photographers.We have long believed that eight megapixels is more than enough for a digicam, so we were interested to see whether fitting a 12-megapixel imager in Panasonic's Lumix...