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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
5.1 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

PC Magazine
28 May 2008
  • Conclusion: Although the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 offers a powerful 12X optical zoom lens, manual modes, and a wealth of helpful features, its lack of a true wide-angle view prevents it from stripping the older Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ3 of its Editors' Choice crown.
  • Pros: 12X optical zoom. Full manual capabilities. Intelligent ISO mode. Variety of flash settings.
  • Cons: Lacks wide-angle view. Nonarticulating LCD.
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Overall 8
8.4
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 8
8.0
Ergonomics 9
8.5
Build quality 8
8.0

Expert Review

DP Review
22 March 2008
  • Conclusion: Maybe because my expectations have been lowered, maybe because no one else is doing it any better, I ended up liking the FZ8 more than I expected to. The FZ7 was a significant upgrade to the FZ5 (one of the most popular super zoom models ever), and the design, control and interface changes lifted it...
  • Pros: Excellent resolution & sharp results, Good, natural color and excellent exposure, Superb 12x optical zoom, Smooth, almost stepless 2-speed zoom, Effective image stabilization, Small and light, but well built, Comprehensive range of controls, Very fast operation, Fast (and accurate) focus using 'H...
  • Cons: Some areas of performance actually worse than predecessor, Noise is, as usual, a bit of a problem at lower ISO settings, ISO 400+ noise reduction produces color bleeding and loss of low contrast detail, Default noise reduction too high at all ISO settings (use low NR setting), Limited dynamic ran...
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Overall 10
10
Design 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
12 November 2007
  • Conclusion: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Megazoom digital camera Panasonic set the tone for the Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 when it won an international DIWA Gold Award for its predecessor. The results from our practical test soon showed that the Panasonic FZ8 is a worthy successor.
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Overall 8
8.4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Camera Labs
1 June 2007
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix FZ8 is one of the best value super-zoom cameras around right now, boasting a range of features comparable to models costing comfortably more. On the plus side you get a good quality 12x optical zoom with stabilisation, composition using either a great-looking 2.5in screen or...
  • Pros: 12x optical zoom with OIS., Decent quality 2.5in screen., Quick access to settings., Good manual control and RAW mode.
  • Cons: Noise becomes a problem above 200 ISO., Wide angle coverage 'only' 36mm., No flip-out screen., May be too small and light for some.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix FZ8

digicambuyer.co.uk
12 December 2007
  • Conclusion: Offers the best half way house between a superzoom camera and DSLR representing very good value for money.
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Trusted Reviews
5 May 2007
  • Summary: With 12x zoom and image stabilisation, the FZ8 looks like a winner
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Overall 8
7.9
Design 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 9
9.0
Durability 9
9.0
Photo quality 9
9.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Review

LetsGoDigital
24 January 2013
  • Conclusion: De wijzigingen ten opzichte van zijn voorganger zijn niet eens zo heel groot. Toch zijn de nieuwe en verbeterde kenmerken dusdanig waardevol dat de Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 zonder twijfel zichzelf de koning onder de Megazoom camera's mag noemen.
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Overall 8
7.9
Design 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Sturdiness 9
9.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Review

Let's go digital
21 April 2008
  • Conclusion: Cámara digital megazoom Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Panasonic marcó el tono de la Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 cuando su predecesora ganó un premio internacional DIWA Gold Award. Los resultados de nuestro test práctico mostraron inmediatamente que la Panasonic FZ8 es una digna sucesora.
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Overall 8
7.9
Design 10
10
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 9
9.0
Price 10
10

Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Review

Let's go digital
21 April 2008
  • Conclusion: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Megazoom digitale camera Zijn voorganger werd al beloond met een internationale DIWA Gold Award en daarmee heeft Panasonic alvast de toon gezet voor de Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8.
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Overall 8
7.9

Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Test

Let's go digital
6 April 2008
  • Conclusion: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 Megazoom-Digitalkamera Ihre Vorgängerin wurde schon mit dem internationalen DIWA Gold Award ausgezeichnet und damit hat Panasonic schon den Weg der Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ8 vorgezeichnet.
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