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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 5x CCD Mar 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The DMC-FX90 has Wi-Fi connectivity for sharing images easily. You can send your images to a computer, and enjoy watching images with your family or sharing images with friends around the world.... More
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35 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this Panasonic camera. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

The writer at one additional expert review site said that this camera was very good. This Panasonic camera received a "Silver" award from Revolucaodigital.net.

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Good Size

A few customers concluded that the product was compact. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 attempts to bridge the gap between a compact camera's ability to capture quality prints” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 review.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 reviewers considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 was thin.

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Good Connectivity

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 owners reckoned that this digital camera was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is a digital compact camera with built-in Wi-Fi, allowing you to upload your photos to your computer wirelessly” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “There aren't many cameras which feature built-in Wi-Fi and the FX-90 also takes good pictures”. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in the same month “Chief among them is built-in Wi-Fi, which enables the wireless transfer of photos” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

A number of people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 concluded that it had good features. Four years ago Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a good range of features to separate it from the competition, such as a fast f/2.5 lens”. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint five years ago “Its feature set sounds impressive.” in their review of this digital camera. Itreviews.com said on IT Reviews.com four years ago “It's packed with advanced features like touch-screen, Wi-Fi” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Quality Lens

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Pocket-Lint.com gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and said in their review on expert website Pocket Lint five years ago “The 24mm wide-angle lens is capable for macro shots”.

One person who purchased it considered that it had a good autofocus. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote “While the touchscreen won’t see off Smartphone competitors it is great for literal hands-on autofocus”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com five years ago “The FX90 also offers a bright f/2.5, 5x zoom lens, 12 megapixel CCD sensor, 3 inch LCD screen” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Robust

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 reviewers agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 was well made. Four years ago Cnet.com.au wrote “While adding Wi-Fi to a point-and-shoot is a solid way to compete with smartphones, Panasonic fumbles it a bit with the Lumix DMC-FX90” but they scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 60 out of 100. Five years ago Pocket-Lint.com said in their review on Pocket Lint “The Panasonic Lumix FX90 is small, well-built and packed full of features”. Itreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera “Cliff Smith Since introducing its first digital camera as long ago as 1997, Panasonic has built its Lumix brand into a market leader with a solid reputation for quality”.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Panasonic compact camera digital cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all cameras produced by Panasonic.

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Easy to Use

Some people reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 was easy to use. Four years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “A handy combinatio” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “While this kind of interface is often seen in Quick menus, grouping together four frequently used settings, we”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 owner thought this digital camera had a good interface. Photographyblog.com rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on PhotographyBlog.com “The Pansonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is a cutting-edge compact camera that offers an almost entirely touch-screen interface and wi-fi connectivity”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good looking. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “The LUMIX FX90 is targeted towards users looking for a stylish, slim and easy to use compact camera”. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com said “The Panasonic Lumix FX90 has similar specs to other small, stylish compacts” in their review. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is a small, thin, elegant camera that offers some interesting features” in their review.

Good Product Quality

Several customers reckoned that the product was good quality. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com said “It's attractive with good build quality, though I have a few minor quibbles with its ergonomics, particularly its tiny zoom lever”.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 was able to produce good images.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the Samsung WB150F, or the Olympus VR-340 which has better reviews.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has one of the larger screen sizes (3 inches) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The screen sizes of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FX90 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8".

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the PowerShot SX220 HS, or the IXUS 125 HS both from Canon which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS (3.2" and higher rated), the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) (3.2" and higher rated), or the Samsung MV900F ($165.99) (3.3" and higher rated).

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90 are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, or the Nikon Coolpix S9500.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-FX90 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think the Samsung ST200F which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00), and the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-W800 ($88.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-FX90 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FX90 range from 1x to 810x. At 6.5 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FX90 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 (6.7x) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 supports video recording.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video recording currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9400 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Coolpix S9500, and the Coolpix S9400 both from Nikon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-FX90 that we have checked, the maximum camera shutter speed of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 of 60 seconds is one of the longest. The maximum camera shutter speeds of compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FX90 range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Manual", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has One Playback Mode

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently found playback mode is Single image, but this playback mode is not found on this camera. The playback modes Slide show are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Panasonic camera have still image resolutions of 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1920, 2992 x 2992, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2672. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FX90 the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90 the internal memory range from 8MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. With an internal memory of 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-FX90 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all cameras of this spec and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FX90 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Panasonic camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has One Light Exposure Mode

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of this age and spec. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.9. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a fairly small minimum aperture (only 2.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 2.6mm and the longest is 290mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FX90 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This compact camera digital camera has an average expert rating of 68 out of 100 based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar.

Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-FX90 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FX90 also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FX90 are not waterproof. The Lumix DMC-FX90 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 15,000,000MP. The Lumix DMC-FX90 has a fairly few total megapixel count (only 12.5 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 170mAh to 2,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 840mAh. At only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The Lumix DMC-FX90 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 120 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average maximum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FX90 is 250mm, and the maximum focal lengths range from 13mm to 1,800mm.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FX90.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the weight of the Lumix DMC-FX90 of 149 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The average weight of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5.3kg, and the weights range from 0.097kg to 180kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Released Over Five Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-FX90 over five years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FX90.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5100 is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P7700 (7.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 12.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-FX90 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FX90.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.1MP digital cameras currently available including the IXUS 105 IS, or the PowerShot SX230 HS both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix P500 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Coolpix P7700 (12.2MP), or the Coolpix P330 (12.2MP) both from Nikon or the Samsung EX2F (12.4MP) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
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
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Ports & Interfaces
Connection
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Networking Feature
Other Features
Weight
Video Out Port
USB 3.0 Port

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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1 June 2012

The latest Panasonic Lumix FX90 is a good choice indeed if you plan on buying a digital camera that has the added bonus of Wi-Fi connectivity...

23 March 2012

Even the best manufacturer can have its off-days, and the FX90 is certainly not one of Panasonic's better efforts. It's packed with advanced features like touch-screen, Wi-Fi and 3D imaging, but...

24 February 2012

If you want to capture the antics of friends and family and share the images on a social network site or an iPad , then this camera will happily do the job, thanks to its welcome Wi-Fi connectivity...

24 February 2012

The Panasonic Lumix FX90 may lack the option to shoot in raw format, but it's perfect for those who want to shoot and share web-friendly JPEGs without having to process each shot. The camera is...

7 February 2012

While adding Wi-Fi to a point-and-shoot is a solid way to compete with smartphones, Panasonic fumbles it a bit with the Lumix DMC-FX90...

The Panasonic FX90 is a highly competent, well-made camera with many strengths and a few weaknesses. It's attractive with good build quality, though I have a few minor quibbles with its...

1 February 2012

The Panasonic Lumix DMC FX90 is a pocket sized digital camera with a touch controlled LCD screen. Another big attraction is likely to be Wi-Fi connectivity. This is one of the few digital cameras... Read more…

26 January 2012

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has a good range of features to separate it from the competition, such as a fast f/2.5 lens and built-in Wi-Fi. There aren't many cameras which feature built-in Wi-Fi...

Ephotozine

17 January 2012

The Panasonic Lumix FX90 has similar specs to other small, stylish compacts but with added Wi-Fi functions. Unfortunately, there are better alternatives out there fore both photos and video, and...

15 December 2011

In times gone by it was a simple rule of thumb that if you wanted to get a digital compact camera, you went for an optical company such as Nikon, Canon, Pentax or Olympus. As an electronics...

PhotographyBlog.com

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