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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Digital Camera

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39 Reasons For

Seventeen Industry Awards

This bridge camera camera has received seventeen awards from experts.

The editors of Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Reviewed.com and Optyczne.pl all decided that this camera was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at four more expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this bridge camera camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se, Akam.no, Pocket Lint and Tek.no.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which concluded that this Panasonic camera was very good.

This bridge camera camera was given a "Gold" award by both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which decided that this camera was fantastic.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100 based on thirty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com. If all the cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this bridge camera camera is in the top 6%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this camera as terrific on average.

Good Video Capture

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Cnet.com mentioned “Digital SLRs deliver high-quality photos and HD video and fast performance.” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Seven customers mentioned that this digital camera had a good zoom. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “It gets you that DSLR feel and a versatile 16x optical zoom without risking getting lured into spending thousand” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “It has a long zoom, plenty of speed” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “The RX10's 8.3x zoom range gives a fair amount of flexibility” in their review.

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewers agreed that the product had a good lens. Techradar.com said on expert review site Techradar “In fact, according to Panasonic's research the most important feature for prospective bridge camera buyers is their lens zoom rat”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com mentioned three years ago “Just want a camera capable of taking excellent photos, with a g” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000. In the same month expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote “Fantastic image quality and performance will draw you in, while a great set of features” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

Three customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com mentioned “Features a 20.1 megapixel 1inch sensor along with a bright Leica 16x optical zoom lens” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review. Three years ago Dpreview.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 looks a lot like Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 large sensor, long zoom camera.”.

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Stuff.tv said “Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 The FZ1000 is incredibly versatile – a single, fixed lens camera capable of shooting fantastic stills” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “If youre unfamiliar with 4K; its the new ultra high resolution image video capture thats four times the resolution of full HD video capture”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 was able to produce clear pictures. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “Can capture pictures with great clarity”.

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Good Brand

Panasonic has good average ratings for its bridge camera digital cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range.

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Good Product Quality

Four people reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 was good quality. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set”. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Trusted Reviews “What is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is a high-quality bridge camera with great image quality for its class” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Dpreview.com said on expert review site DP Review “Both photo and video quality are impressive”.

Good Size

Six Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “If you were on the fence between an entry-level digital SLR and a compact camera with a long zoom lens” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “The first compact system” . Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 is the World's first compact digital camera with 4k video recording” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Ephotozine.com said three years ago “Offers an array of impressive video features” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review and scored the product 5 stars. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on Pocket Lint “Price tag will be a barrier for more casual users, those it will appeal to will find lots of value for money in its jumbo feature set”. Three years ago Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “Performance will draw you in, while a great set of features and creative shooting modes will keep you trying new things”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reckoned that it was quiet. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 a rating of 5 stars and wrote “From 4K video, to silent operation, fast 12fps burst mode, through t” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewer who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was noisy. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert website Steve's Digicams three years ago “Ltiple built-in Noise Reduction systems” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

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Nice Design

One person who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Expert review site Dpreview.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review “The FZ1000 has a beautiful XGA EVF and”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who purchased the product considered that it had an electronic viewfinder.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 concluded that it was reliable. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Trusted Reviews “A good sensor, reliable autofocus and 4K video shooting make this one of the most capable bridge cameras to date, if you can handle its large body”.

Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owner wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 had good technical guidance. Gizmodo.in said “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 which do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Sony RX10 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon G1 X, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330.

Other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to look at include the Sony RX10.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon G1 X, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony RX10.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the megapixels range from 12MP to 21MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Two Image Editings

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of image editing modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The image editing "Crop" is also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of this spec and age is 19s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 2s to 120s.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.2" to 3", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.3". With a viewfinder screen size of 0.39 inches, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-one times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 768 x 512 pixels. This Panasonic camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. The video resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 26,000. When compared to other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 that we have checked the ISO sensitivity (max) of, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is one of the highest.

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Has Six White Balances

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The photo effects "Vivid" is also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras of this spec and age.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-seven times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago maximum video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Very Many Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 17MP, and the total megapixelss range from 12MP to 22MP. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the more total megapixelss (20.9 megapixels) amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.7 and 20, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.6. With a maximum aperture number of 11, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Camera Playback

The number of camera playback modes found on the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found camera playback is Single image, but this camera playback is not found on this camera. The camera playbacks Slide show are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the best image resolution is 5184 x 3888 pixels and the worst is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 500,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

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

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years. Bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have minimum aperture numbers of between 2.6 and 19.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 64 and 400. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s (only 80) amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 does not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a video capability and we think the Canon G1 X, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 do not support Full HD video. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 16 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the optical zooms range from 1.3x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 32x.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 (24x and cheaper).

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Only Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This Panasonic camera features a Tracking Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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Very Low Magnification

The lowest magnification of bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 1.8x, the highest is 20x, and the average magnification is 12x. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the lower magnifications (only 1.88 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 27 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 4.5mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 24mm.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 432 millimeters) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 range from 100mm to 1,600mm.

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Very Heavy

The lightest bridge camera camera that has been around for more than two years is 120g and the heaviest is 910g. The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 780 grams is one of the heaviest amongst comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony DSC-HX300 ($540.86) (623g) which is also cheaper.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this bridge camera camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Sony DSC-HX300 ($540.86).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the G1 X, and the G1 X both from Canon which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX300 ($540.86) (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Canon G1 X which is cheaper.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

If the sensor type of this bridge camera camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Canon G1 X (CMOS), or the Sony DSC-HX300 ($540.86) (CMOS) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

17 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice CNET.com.au Editor's Choice onfoto.ru Silver 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star tek.no Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice M3.idg.se Recommended Akam.no Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold Pocket Lint Recommended optyczne.pl Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

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16 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

CNET.com.au

15 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

15 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

16 March 2015

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 The FZ1000 is incredibly versatile ? a single, fixed lens camera capable of shooting fantastic stills and video in almost any situation. If you're about to head off on...

18 December 2014

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 December 2014 by Dcisive
Dcisive would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

As a professional photographer of 20 years who has owned many a pro DSLR system and pro glass, I can say with confidence this is a surprisingly effective tool for nearly every use one can imagine.... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2015 by Beatbox360
Beatbox360 would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (Verified Purchase)

This camera does a little of everything. It takes great photos, has a fairly long zoom, superfast focus, high burst rates, good battery life, and of course, it takes 4k video...

Reviewed 2 October 2014 by JG
JG would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

If my Panasonic FZ 1000 quit working today, I would purchase a new one tomorrow.That's how strongly I feel about the way this camera works for me. I currently own and use (much, much less now than... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by Bob56
Bob56 would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

I purchased the FZ1000 about a week ago. The photo quality and 4K video is fantastic. The camera is big but not too heavy. It is easy to hold because it has a very nice grip. There are many menus... Read more…

Reviewed 25 November 2014 by FrontPage
FrontPage would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

I've had the FZ1K for a month now and wish I could use it for even more shoots to expand my knowledge of what the camera can do (and can't). First and foremost, there's so much beneath the hood... Read more…

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