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Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1

focus-numerique.fr Recommended 01net.com 4 Star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured 20.1 megapixel 1 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.1MP 1x No Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 Review

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71 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with 76% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality, a good screen / viewfinder and good picture quality. However they also report sub-standard battery life.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Quite small optical zoom
Very small digital zoom

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Five Industry Awards

The authors at review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Focus-Numerique.fr both decided that concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one more expert review site concluded that this camera was exceptional and gave it their highest award. Photoreview.com.au gave this Panasonic camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at two other expert review sites both thought that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Favourite Product" award from Clubic.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

44 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com have rated this Panasonic digital camera on average 75%.

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 27 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 82 out of 100. Over 89% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 76% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Poor Battery Life

Three owners mentioned that this digital camera did not have a good battery life.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 11,202 expert and owner reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good lens.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who purchased the product agreed that it had a good screen.

  • It's a device that offers better sharing and a better screen than most compacts…
    Stuff.tv/my/ March 2015
  • Battery life, speaker, screen are all fine…
  • No lens cap is an odd choice though, you definitely have to be careful not to get the screen dirty and it could get scratched easily…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two owners thought it was good quality.


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. The Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the higher megapixels (20.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a relatively typical weight (203 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other cameras, the optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 4.7 inches, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has an electronic compass, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-CM1 features bluetooth, unlike most of the other cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-CM1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-CM1 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 640 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130. With a maximum aperture number of 11, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Panasonic camera supports a video resolutions of 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. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other cameras that we have checked, the Lumix DMC-CM1's display resolution (numeric) of 6,220,000 pixels is one of the highest. Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-CM1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-CM1 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16,000 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 2.1TB. With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the Lumix DMC-CM1 has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes amongst cameras of this age.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Panasonic digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 5472 x 3080, 3648 x 3648, 3888 x 2592, 3456 x 2592, 3840 x 2160, 2592 x 2592, 2736 x 1824, 2560 x 1440 and 1920 x 1280 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-CM1 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

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