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Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3
7.2 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3

The 14.1-megapixel LUMIX S3 features a new design, with a distin Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3

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Overall 2
2.0

I thought it was supposed to be easy.

ozarkgal30, Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: I ordered this camera because it was supposed to be easy to use. I had a stoke 2 years ago and is difficult to do some things now. I odered it a few months ago and I still have not gotten it working.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lens is easily contaminated

S. Stewart, Amazon
25 December 2012
  • Summary: Pictures had a smudge in every picture. Apparently when the lens extends at power-on, the vacuum caused then can draw dust into the lens and charge-coupled-device (CCD.) With help from an internet video; I was able to repair the camera.
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Overall 1
1.0

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3

SChallen, CNET
21 December 2012
  • Summary: The camera has never worked from purchase. It takes photos with lines across the image and is over exposed. I've never had such a bad product before. I have dealt with both Panasonic and Tesco.com (where pruchase) to try and replace the product under warranty but after six months and apparent...
  • Pros: It has a London 2012 Logo on it
  • Cons: Everything. What a useless camera and manufacturer.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not live up to its billing- worst camera I have owned

James E. Breneman "jimbreneman", Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: I bought this camera based on the reviews. Mistake.. the reviews must have been done by internal Panasonic people. The iA mode produces "waves" on pictures, the stabilization does not work, setting scenery modes (e.g.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst camera ever owned

A.N., Amazon
20 December 2011
  • Summary: First off all, I really liked the price of this camera. It was VERY cheap for its qualities and met my budget. I was excited until I got it. I brought it to a very important event, and while taking pictures, I tried every option possible, but the auto mode always messed up the lighting somehow.
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Overall 2
2.0

VERY DISAPPOINTED

thecat'smeow, Amazon
4 December 2011
  • Summary: I ordered this camera and when I received it I could not use it because ALL of the instructions in it were in a foreign language~ there was NO section in English. This is the same as not getting an instruction booklet at all!
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Overall 2
2.0

broke when dropped two feet

MSreviews, Amazon
16 November 2011
  • Summary: I had only taken four pictures with this camera when I dropped it. It landed on it's side on concrete and gave an error message when I turned it on. I have a Sony that is six years old that has been dropped dozens of times and still works fine.
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