Summary: Nice small footprint camera, some may think too small. I have some trouble with recording but I assure you it is operator error. Pictures meet my standard. Not a pro looking for large print photos.
Summary: Camera ordered in Oct 2013, used 3 times during over the holidays before it broke. Because it was longer than 30 days before it broke, Amazon advised me to go through the manufacturer for the repairs. Followed the manufacturers instructions and sent camera to repair center in January 2014.
Summary: I ordered this camera to replace one that I had ordered a few months ago, but had a lens problem when dropped in the sand. The one I received this time was an older model than the last one, had missing parts and might have been used before. Big disappointment.
Summary: this camera broke after 2 months, lens error, I returned it under full warranty in august 2013, since then it has gone back three times. I sent in a DMC-SZ1 and they keep sending me a DMC-SZ3, when I talk to the service center I am assured there is no problem sending me the camera I purchased.
Summary: Can't say enough good things about this camera. It is very easy to use and the picture quality is great. We were in search for an inexpensive camera that was compact and durable. This one has been perfect.
Summary: I've always wanted a camera so I started looking for something not too expensive or complicated, lightweight, and of good quality. I found all of that in this lovely camera. I've had it for almost a year now, and it has not once disappointed me.
Summary: Zoom lens failed after 6 months and only the second time I used it. Returned to panasonic in July for repair/replacement. Since I live in the same city as their repair center, I hand delivered it directly to the center.
Summary: This is my third Panasonic Lumix. Not because they're broken, but to upgrade what I had. Even though this isn't a "tough" camera, it is rugged enough to withstand being dropped out of my pocket, and makes taking great pictures simple. The iA (Intelligent Auto) feature is amazing.