Conclusion: At times it feels like the camera would be better if it had physical controls instead of a touchscreen. However, for undemanding users who don't want manual control, aren't concerned with ultimate image quality and enjoy using a touchscreen, the Panasonic Lumix FX80 could fit the bill.
Excerpt: If we were to judge a book by its cover then the Panasonic Lumix FX80 should be a thrilling read. The super smart exterior is simple and clean. A slight bulge at the front signifies the 5x optical zoom barrel of the Leica f/2.5 DC lens. A small, slim flash and AF emitter accompanies the lens on the front.
Excerpt: The Panasonic Lumix FX80 is an ultra compact camera from Panasonic, and features a bright f/2.5 5x optical zoom lens, 12.1 megapixel Hi-speed CCD sensor, 3 inch touch screen, and full HD video recording with stereo sound.
Pros: Ultra compact camera, f/2.5 aperture at wide end, Good 3 inch touch screen, Full HD video with stereo sound, 4fps continuous shooting
Cons: Red-eye, Purple fringing, Poor tripod socket position