Summary: A good choice for beginners and less confident users, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX80 takes care of the technical side of photography while you concentrate on finding good subjects and framing them. Light and slim, it's one to slip in your pocket for impromptu, spontaneous snaps.
Pros: Slim; Extremely easy to use; Sharp pictures; Good low-light performance.
Cons: Very few manual controls; a little limiting for all but beginners.
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