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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5
4.8 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

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Overall 6
6.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

PC Magazine
19 June 2007
  • Conclusion: Although the image stabilization is a needed asset with a 6X optical zoom lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 doesn't perform well enough to make it an EC.
  • Pros: 6X optical zoom, higher than most compacts. Image stabilization. Excellent resolution.
  • Cons: Substandard performance and noticeable shutter lag. Images a bit noisy.
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Overall 10
10
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
16 December 2006
  • Conclusion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 digital compact camera With the Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5, Panasonic offer a very attractive camera indeed. It offers the consumer true value for money, a fact that is only emphasised by the combination of the 6x optical zoom and the optical image stabiliser, which proves an...
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Dc Resource
12 March 2006
  • Excerpt: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 ($279) is a midsize point-and-shoot camera with two standout features. The first is its lens; where most cameras in this class have 3X or 4X lenses, the LZ5's is 6X. The second feature is one found on all of Panasonic's cameras, and that's image stabilization.
  • Pros: Good photo quality (though see issues below), 6X zoom lens in a relatively small package, Optical image stabilization, Large 2.5" LCD display is visible in low light (though see issues below), AF-assist lamp, good low light focusing, Very good performance, especially with a high speed SD card, Ni...
  • Cons: Above average noise; some vignetting and corner blurriness, Redeye, Poor LCD resolution, No optical viewfinder, High sensitivity scene mode is practically useless, More manual controls would've been nice, Miniscule amount of built-in memory, No USB 2.0 High Speed support
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
6 March 2006
  • Summary: Panasonic introduces two new models to its compact, affordable and consumer-friendly LZ series of Lumix digital still cameras for 2006. The six megapixel DMC-LZ5 and five megapixel incorporate Panasonic's top-rated MEGA Optical Image Stabilization, large and bright LCD displays, 6x optical zoom, and...
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Overall 7
7.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Cliff discovers that Panasonics low end camera is a bit of a false economy.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
28 May 2007
  • Summary: A big optical zoom combined with robust features and solid image quality make this a good overall performer.
  • Pros: 6X optical zoom, Nice burst mode.
  • Cons: Chunky design, Noisy images.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

PhotographyBLOG
23 April 2007
  • Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 is a versatile, fairly compact camera that is positioned between the ultra-compact, 3x zoom cameras and the bigger, SLR-like ultra-zoom models. The DMC-LZ5 is designed to be a take-everywhere, do almost everything well kind of camera, and for the most part it succeeds in...
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 10
10
Features 10
10
Ease of use 8
7.5
Performance 8
7.5
Picture quality 8
7.5

Expert Review

Digital Camera Magazine
6 February 2007
  • Summary: This well-priced Panasonic is lots of fun to be around, and produces bright and detailed shots that would be the pride of most people’s holiday photo albums. However, with all the added features that it offers, it’s a shame that it doesn’t quite make it to the levels expected from the more...
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 review

TechRadar UK
30 April 2006
  • Summary: A tad too colourful for our man in grey?
  • Pros: High-levels of detail resolution Excellent value for money Impressive zoom lens Image stabiliser control
  • Cons: Exposure and white balance can be unnatural Some noise and grain
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5 digital camera

Pocket Lint
8 March 2006
  • Pros: Image stabilisation, great 2.5-inch screen, easy to use, good battery life, comprehensive spec, and image quality
  • Cons: Blocky styling, plastic build, no optical viewfinder
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