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Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 1x MOS 2x Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
The 1-inch 20-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor is larger than that on a smartphone, and usually only found in higher spec compact cameras. But because of the size, it offers outstanding low... More
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39 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Experts love this Panasonic digital camera and have given it five awards.

PhotographyBlog.com and Focus-numerique.fr both endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Panasonic digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Photoreview.com.au who thought that this compact camera was brilliant.

This Panasonic camera received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Favourite Product" award from Clubic.com.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com this camera has an overall expert rating of 75 out of 100.

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 28 owner reviews the average owner rating of this compact camera is 79%.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers who purchased the product thought it was able to produce good images. Andreas Kempka wrote in October “The camera takes superb photos due to the largest sensor ever used in a camera! Aperture (2.8) could be wider though” in his Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review. Andy K wrote in his Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review “So if you are good at Photography, you will be very happy to be able to manually change settings to suit the situation” . C Dunthorne gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review this month “Good pictures”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good image sensor. A few weeks ago Mr. P. Galbavy said on Amazon “That said other camera qualities are excellent and the 1" sensor really comes into it's own for indoor shots” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 and rated the product 80 out of 100. Expert website Ephotozine.com rated this digital camera 70 out of 100 and said “Is even difficult to compare with other smartphone / camera crossovers such as the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, as the CM1 has such a large sensor (and no optical zoom” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com said in October last year “The Panasonic CM1 camera/smartphone features a large 1-inch MOS sensor and is capable of 4K video re” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 had a good picture resolution. Andy K gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon last year “There are 7 night shooting modes ( includes clear Night Portrait, Artistic Nightscape, Warm Glowing nightscape, cool night sky etc”. Ausdroid.net said “10fps continuous shooting”.

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Easy to Use

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 owners considered that this digital camera was easy to use. Tony Jones scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 on Amazon last year “How wonderful it is to use”. Wonderoflaw wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review “Is very handy for adjusting settings quickly on the go”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Ausdroid.net said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 “Tricky to hold securely” .

Some people concluded that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Andy K gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The physical (and Onscreen) control wheel (allows you to easily change various settings by easily rotating the wheel” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Last year Ausdroid.net wrote “Interface compact expert”. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewer wrote that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 had a good experience.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was well made. In October Andrea Clarke wrote “It feels well built and I love the Finnish not the slippy slidy finish of other smart phones” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1. Borderdutch mentioned on Amazon “It is not there yet, I found it a little fragile for keeping in ones pocket, you need a good case” in their review. Kanwaljeet Singh scored the product very highly and wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 on Amazon a few weeks ago “One cool feature is that the flash LED can be turned ON while taking a photo! It feels solid to handle”.

Good Product Quality

Six Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Andy K wrote “You can shoot in RAW for superior image quality”. Chris S. wrote in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 on Amazon “Amazing quality photos!” and gave this digital camera a very good rating. A few weeks ago Jay Seaton mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The phone feels well made” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people said that it had a good screen. In October Andreas Kempka mentioned on Amazon “Dedicated camera slider is gorgeos as it even launches the camera quickly when the screen is off” yet he scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 60 out of 100. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 “It also has plenty of mobile power with a Full HD screen, LTE”. Notebookcheck.net also mentioned “The Full HD screen could surely be a bit brighter.”.

Good Quality Lens

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens. Jay Seaton he said in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 “The lens will deploy instantly”. Businessspectator.com.au said “Samsung's Galaxy K Zoom, which boasted the impressive 10x optical zoom lens” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 owner who bought the product considered that it had a good image stabiliser. Last year Ausdroid.net mentioned “Optical image stabilisation would be nice” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review. One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom. Tony Jones scored the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Pay less or have the money spent on a better zoom” in his review of this digital camera.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had a good autofocus. Ausdroid.net wrote “Fast autofocus and shutter” in their review of this digital camera.

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Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Panasonic has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Technical Features

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 had good features. Borderdutch mentioned “And countless features this amazing gadget is a step in the right direction” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Size

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact. A. Stevens mentioned on Amazon last year “Settings are just what you would expect from a dedicated compact camera”. This year Andreas Kempka wrote “Best compact camera phone I ever owned”. Expert review site Cnet.com said last year “It's best thought of as a high-quality compact camera with a top-end phone squashed into it” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was thin. Jay Seaton mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Those accustomed to the slim, lightweight feel of a Galaxy S5 or iPhone 5/6 will probably find it too unwieldy.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Tony Jones gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 on Amazon “It lacks the slim convenience I am used to”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewer said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 was a good weight. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewer wrote that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 was a good body shape. Cnet.com wrote “Its metal and leather-effect rubber body houses a huge 1-inch sensor that deli”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. A. Stevens gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It doesn't feel too big and bulky in your pocket” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

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Nice Design

One customer reckoned that this digital camera was ergonomic. In October last year Ausdroid.net mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 review “Design could be more ergonomic weight distribution could be better”.

One customer mentioned that it was good looking. Expert review site Stuff.tv said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 “It's an OK phone and a pretty good camera Panasonic has made a strange product here” yet they only rated the product 3 stars.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 was neat. This year Jay Seaton wrote in his review of this digital camera “The sheer size of the lens makes it difficult to store in a pocket, which leads neatly to the last point”.

One person reckoned that it was retro. A. Stevens mentioned on Amazon “It looks great with a retro feel to it”.

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Good Flash

A few people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash. Andreas Kempka said on Amazon “16GB of internal flash ROM (11GB free) are supbar” in his review. Andreas Kempka also wrote “The flash or a bright backlight setting”. Mr. P. Galbavy rated the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon in October “The "flash" is a huge disappointment” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

Good Support

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Last year Ausdroid.net said “Shoots raw and has full manual controls”.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a GPS, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-CM1 which do not have a GPS.

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Very Large Screen Size

The screen size of the Lumix DMC-CM1 of 4.7 inches is one of the largest amongst digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1. The smallest screen size of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1 is 2.7", the largest is 4.7", and the average screen size is 3.1".

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($458.00) which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39), or the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($699.99) which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1, the Lumix DMC-CM1 supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($458.00) or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($699.99) are also worth considering.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the biggest battery capacities (2,600 milliamperes * hour) amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest battery capacity of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1 is 1,000mAh, the biggest is 2,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,500mAh.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 54MB to 16GB. When compared to other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1, the internal memory of the Lumix DMC-CM1 of 16,000 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-CM1 of 6,220,000 pixels is one of the highest amongst digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1. Across all the similar spec cameras that were released one year ago the display resolutions range from 1 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 1,300,000 pixels.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-CM1 have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 83GB. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-CM1 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over one hundred and eight times the video resolution of a 320 x 240 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-CM1. In addition, this digital camera support a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the longer maximum camera shutter speeds (60 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1 is 15s and the longest is 300s.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The average maximum ISO speed of digital cameras of this spec and age is 19,000, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 1,600 to 52,000. With a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Lumix DMC-CM1 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on compact cameras that have been around for more than a year. The photo effect "Vivid" is also found on this Panasonic camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Across all digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-CM1 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a fairly small minimum ISO speed (only 100) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The smallest minimum ISO speed of compact cameras that were released one year ago is 80, the biggest is 130, and the average minimum ISO speed is 100.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The camera file systems "DCF" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Has Five Shooting Modes

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The shooting modes "Auto", "Manual", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-CM1 is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Auto" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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300 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Lumix DMC-CM1 is a camera that takes 300 shots shots per battery charge.

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TFT Display

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1.

The worst display across similar types of digital camera is LCD.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 21.1 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-CM1 is fairly thin compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The thinnest compact camera that has been around for more than a year is 21mm deep and the thickest is 130mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few customers said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 did not have a good battery life. A few weeks ago Ald67 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very bad battery”. Ausdroid.net wrote last year “Let down by battery life, needs a lens cover” . Gizmodo.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “In addition to questionable things like battery life, th”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was not noisy. Andy K said “This is because there is a shooting Mode called' Handheld Night Shot' with minimum noise and blur noise (See included sample shots” in his review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1.

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 1 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1. The optical zooms of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1 range from 1x to 30x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (25x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1 have an image stabiliser, however the Lumix DMC-CM1 does not have an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($458.00); or the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39).

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-CM1 do not support video recording. The Lumix DMC-CM1 is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video recording to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($699.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in flash.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($699.99) or the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($458.00).

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-CM1 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D compatible. The Lumix DMC-CM1 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-CM1 is 4.1x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-CM1.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact cameras that were released more than a year ago. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this compact camera was released.

Average Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a fairly typical megapixel count (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-CM1.

We compared all the other 20.1MP cameras to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-RX100M3 ($699.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this compact camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot G3 X ($710.39) (20.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a relatively typical weight (203 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($458.00) (194g) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Fixed Focal Length
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Built-In Processor
Operating System Installed
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wireless LAN Type
Data Network
Other Features
Technical Details

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Expert Reviews

(69)
30 October 2015

I enjoyed my time with the Lumix CM1. I loved that it could fit it my pants pocket so I could carry it around without a bag. Note: I don't wear tight jeans! I loved the bright, accurate photos it...

Photos are bright and colour accurate
Compact size as a camera phone
Fast autofocus and shutter
Classic camera design and build
Scene modes are awesome
4K video is only 15fps
Video is shaky
Display is hard to read in direct sunlight
Expensive price
Future updates uncertain
23 October 2015

A camera can make or break a smartphone. The HTC One M9 was a solid phone let down by an average camera, while the iPhone's rear shooter has often been heralded as the reason to own an Apple-made... Read more…

14 September 2015

Is it a phone? A camera? Something else? We could get bogged down with terminology but here's what I know for sure: within minutes of firing up Panasonic's DMC-CM1 I was capturing snaps that had... Read more…

There have been a number of attempts at making a smartphone that takes better pictures than a dedicated point-and-shoot like the 41MP monster Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung's Galaxy K Zoom, which... Read more…

11 August 2015

I love the idea of this phone, and I even don't hate the execution. Kudos to Panasonic for tackling such a daunting task. But I can't wholeheartedly recommend the CM1 as a thing to spend $US1000...

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User Reviews

(28)
Reviewed 21 September 2015 by Thor
Thor would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1

The best camera is the one you have with you and in this case a really good one too. My regular equipment is a full frame Canon 6d with 4 lenses, and my secondary camera was the Panasonic Lumix... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Altaf Busal
(Verified Purchase)

I was so excited when i order it over the blackfriday sale, i have to admit i was blown away by the image quality of a phone camera we call Panasonic CM1. Pictures are well detailed, sharp and... Read more…

Ample Manual Controlls
Excellent picture quality
Great built quality
Dedicated shutter button
Fully Manual Controls
Ois
Pricey
Mediocre battery life
No lens cap
No stabilization
Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Old Finn

First I want to thank B&H for their usual quality service and quick delivery. I was hoping this CM1P would replace my Nokia 1020 41mp camera smart phone. No matter how many adjustments I make, it... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2016 by John Credland
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic...

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Steve

Beware Buying this Product. Bought this about 3 weeks ago and within 15 mins tried to insert a sim card into the sin slot --damaged the slot --so camera/phone worthless now --Panasonic won't do... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmccm1, panasonic dmccm1p, panasonic dmccm1e, panasonic dmccm1eb, panasonic dmccm1ebs
Barcodes 00885170229259, 05025232807871

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