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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

$524.16
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A multi award winning and good value for money 12.1 megapixel 24 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 12.1MP 24x Yes Jul 2012
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 number 39 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital 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.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Lumix DMC-FZ200 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. However good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 is 125.2mm wide and 86.6mm tall. It is 110.2mm deep and weighs 537g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 front dimensions

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

19 Industry Awards

Experts really like this camera and have given it 19 awards.

This Panasonic digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites 3dnews.ru, CNET.com.au, CNET.com, Firstpost.com, Reviewed.com, PC Mag and Photoreview.com.au all of whom said that this digital camera was brilliant.

This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" award from review sites Trusted Reviews, Akam.no and Techradar all of whom said that this camera was very good.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both decided that this Panasonic digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both Camera Labs and PhotographyBlog.com.

An additional two expert review sites thought that this camera was very good. This Panasonic camera received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award and review website Expert Reviews concluded that it was very good and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. This digital camera received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Digital Versus and Besteproduct.nl gave it a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

36 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews have rated this camera on average 84%. This means that experts think this digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this digital camera as outstanding on average. Over 94% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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 for its cameras compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

Price Has Gone Down by $153 (29%)

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 of £279.00 ($279.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $91.99.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The best image resolution of all cameras is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-FZ200 has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Heavy

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 is quite heavy (537 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average weight of cameras is 300g, and the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. With an optical zoom of 24 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Lumix DMC-FZ200 which takes 540 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2448 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 1920 x 1920, 2560 x 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. The best still image resolution of all cameras 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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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 672 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Digital cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This Panasonic camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. Across all digital cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Lumix DMC-FZ200 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2 and the largest is 22.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-FZ200.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcfz200ebk

Barcodes:

05025232683710, 05025232771530, 05025232771554, 05711783222231

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