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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Digital Camera

$493.16
Bridge Camera 12.1MP 24x Apr 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Nineteen industry awards
Good design and handling, easy to use, customisable features
Unacceptable noise level
661 Reviews + 19 Awards
CNET.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Nineteen Industry Awards

Amongst similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years, this Panasonic camera is one of the most highly awarded.

Review websites CNET.com, PC Mag, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, 3dnews.ru, Reviewed.com and Firstpost.com all concluded that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Akam.no all concluded that concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both strongly endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. The editor of review site Expert Reviews wrote that this Panasonic camera was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award.

Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com all gave this Panasonic camera a "5 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on thirty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this low megapixel digital camera is 84 out of 100. That puts this digital camera in the top 7% of all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, Lumix DMC-FZ200 owners rated this digital camera as marvellous. Over 94% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this Panasonic camera in the top 15% of all the similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Brand

We checked 8,853 user and expert reviews (including 695 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in microphone.

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Photos Slightly Noisy

Fifteen people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Expert Reviews said “Photos slightly noisy” in their review of this digital camera. Expert Reviews also wrote “Noise creeps into some shots, even at lower ISO levels” in their review. Dp Review said “Noise reduction engine affects image sharpness” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Fifteen people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Expert Reviews said “Photos slightly noisy” in their review of this digital camera. Expert Reviews also wrote “Noise creeps into some shots, even at lower ISO levels” in their review. Dp Review said “Noise reduction engine affects image sharpness” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-FZ200 in April 2017.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Smart TV

Pas De GPS Ni De WiFi Intgr

Seven people agreed that it did not have gps. Five years ago Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “It doesn't have built-in GPS or Wi-Fi, or a proximity sensor for switching from the LCD to EVF”. Expert Reviews mentioned “Pas de GPS ni de WiFi intgr”. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 “No built-in GPS or Wi-Fi” although they gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Support

It Has a Ton of Shooting Options, Including Full Manual for

Thirty-seven people who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 thought it had good technical guidance. Cnet.com.au said on CNET.com.au “It has a ton of shooting options, including full manual for” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Expert Reviews said two years ago “Full manual controls with RAW support, numerous ways to adjust white balance, two types of bracketing” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012 Overall” .


Power

24 600mm Equivalent Range is Significant, Vari-Angle Screen, Decent Battery Life, Raw File Capture Available

Twenty-two owners who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Techreviewsource.com wrote “24 600mm equivalent range is significant, vari-angle screen, decent battery life, raw file capture available” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent picture quality and zoom, easy to operate, battery lasts forever”. Walmart.com also wrote “Great Battery Life” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

HD Slomo and Miniature Movie Modes

Twenty-nine owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Camera Labs mentioned “HD slomo and miniature movie modes” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Five years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Lumix DMC-FZ200 is Panasonic's premium super-zoom compact camera”. Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Trusted Reviews four years ago “While compact system cameras represent the fastest growing segment of the digital camera market, superzoom sales are also especially healthy –” in their review of this digital camera.

Nineteen owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “Panasonic.)Faster lenses always require more glass, making them larger, heavier and more costly to produce”. Liyana gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Come on - if you want something perfect, take the heavy DSLR stuff, which body alone is over 1000 bucks” in their review of this digital camera. Nate wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “While the body of the FZ200 isn't much smaller than my Rebel T4i, I'd need to carry at least 3 big, heavy lenses to cover the wide-angle, macro” and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 a score of 80 out of 100.

Twelve customers thought this digital camera was lightweight. Four years ago Hmoree said in their review of this digital camera “Great photos, lightweight, my grab”. Two years ago Jacofaltrades gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Focus and metering are right on the mark, fast f2/8 aperture, plenty of preset/program, manual settings to keep it interesting; lightweight easy to carry its good for travel”. Four years ago Wife Says Too Many Hobbies gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Relatively small and very lightweight) so I can shoot in many lighting situations at long focal lengths”.

Six people concluded that it was easy to carry around. Bhphotovideo.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “It's small, light and easy to carry” in their review of this digital camera. Markg mentioned “This a camera that's easy to carry” in their review of this digital camera. Ginnyv mentioned four years ago “The size and weight make it easy to carry” in their review of this digital camera and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Expert Reviews said in their review of this digital camera “The Panasonic Lumix's body has options to add an additional flash unit”. Walmart.com said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Nice Body Color” . Photochic said on Bhphotovideo.com “This small camera body is great to carry with me all the time”.

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Heavy

Cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera have weights of between 50g and 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g. The Lumix DMC-FZ200 is one of the heavier cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera (537 grams) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Nikon 1 V1 (294g and cheaper).

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Light Exposure

Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Memory

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera range from 8MB to 7.5GB.

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Battery

540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Lumix DMC-FZ200 which takes 540 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Design

Good Design and Handling, Easy to Use, Customisable Features

One hundred and twenty-four customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Good control placement” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review. Five years ago expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “The Panasonic FZ200 is a pleasure to use”. Also five years ago expert website Neocamera.com mentioned “The Panasonic FZ200 is pleasant to use with plenty of controls” in their review of this digital camera.

Twenty-six owners thought it was easy to use the menus. Walmart.com mentioned “Menu system feels more modern than F 150”. Walmart.com also said “Nice features and settings” in their review. Walmart.com also said “Creative Settings” in their review.

Four owners who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to handle. Tj Sky said “The camera handles well and responds quickly to user input” in their review of this digital camera and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Dierkfz200 said on Walmart.com “A physical size & form factor that manages to be both significantly smaller than the typical DSLR, while still being Large Enough for a steady grip & comfortable handling”.

Four owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Jay Oh Day mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “This camera holds great in my hands”. In Love With a Good Photo gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and she wrote on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Very easy to hold and use” in her review of this digital camera. Doug said on Bhphotovideo.com “I've always been a "the body's only job is to hold the lens”.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Actionphotogmom said “I did require some phone help with setting up certain aspects of the camera -”.

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Good Design and Handling, Easy to Use, Customisable Features

Fourty-five owners thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 was good looking. Four years ago Mike in Pa rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “In order to highlight the beautiful sky, I had to under expose the shot”. Imageon said in their review of this digital camera “It has a bunch of "whistles and bells" which I don't mess with as well as a pretty darn good setup for movie making” . Imageon also wrote “At the long end it is really pretty darn sharp” in their review.

Ten customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well designed. Techreviewsource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Good design and handling, easy to use, customisable features” . Pinon Pete wrote in their review of this digital camera “With its large, constant 2.8 aperture through about 25-600mm and light weight, compact design it is hard to beat”. Pattiann said on Bestbuy.com “I love the look and design of this range”.

Six owners concluded that this digital camera was smooth. In April last year Racer92 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Just make sure you have smooth, flat bottom pans though!”. Margiep gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Having the smooth top gives me house pride again” in their review of this digital camera. Traceyt said on Bestbuy.com “I thought it would be easier to quickly clean a smooth top.”.

Three customers who bought the product concluded that it was neat. Mike wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “There are some neat upgrades in the FZ200 including a nicer menu”. Suza wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “This pack is comfortably compact, yet holds and neatly organizes both cameras, all my gear (tripod if needed” in their review of this digital camera. Kenr said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “We love this range a lot of neat features”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was ergonomic. Yves said “I wish it would be a little more ergonomic - one or two lens rings would be great, as well as a specific wheel for IL compensation” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Bill scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said on Bhphotovideo.com “I found the camera basically very ergonomic and easy to use” in his review of this digital camera.

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Built Well

Twenty-eight people said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Four years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned “Excellent build quality and good handling” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 80 out of 100. What Digital Camera said five years ago “Contact maximum aperture of 2.8 is a real welcome feature, excellent build quality, good handling, solid image quality”. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com said “It delivers generally solid pictures and has plenty” in their review of this digital camera.

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Three years ago Pg Fine Art and Photography gave this digital camera a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Spot metering and focus controls are tough to manipulate quickly”. Kdishwasher said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “We have purchased a few different products to try and keep it clean and it been tough”. Also two years ago Wisemember rated this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “We'll see if over the years it turns out to be durable”.

Four owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was reliable. Speedballjet gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I think B and H is a very honest and reliable co” in their review of this digital camera. Vahomeowner mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The oven itself is reliable and heats up very fast” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200. Rex mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Small (for all of its capabilities), dependable (any shots I've missed have been my fault”.

One person reckoned that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Stan said on Bhphotovideo.com “My optician says the damage cannot be repaired”.

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Very Good Photo Quality

Ninety-three people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Expert Reviews wrote “2.8 max aperture thru ought, image quality” . Expert Reviews also wrote “Very good photo quality” in their review. Dp Review mentioned eleven years ago “Great overall image quality” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review.


Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a hand strap. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a batteries included, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature calendar.

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Features Histogram

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also feature histogram.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has one of the bigger optical zooms (24 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average optical zoom of low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 7.5x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 672 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera is 0.28mm, the longest is 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 230mm.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.2. At 8, the Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper digital cameras such as the Nikon 1 V1.

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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 low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1536 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1920, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2448 x 2448, 2560 x 1440, 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 cameras that are a similar age to this camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 supports video capability. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think cheaper cameras such as the Nikon 1 V1 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Good Exposure Control

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had good exposure controls. Maggieatsea wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “This camera is intuitive to use, offers an excellent lens and aperture setting”.

The Panasonic Lumix's Body Has Options to Add an Additional Flash Unit and an External Microphone

Fifteen people who purchased it reckoned that it had a good flash. Two years ago Walmart.com mentioned “Good Built In Flash”. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “It takes great pictures indoors without a flash” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Ildi gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “The zoom is great and it gets nice shots without a flash even in low light”.

HD Slomo and Miniature Movie Modes

Fifty-six people reckoned that this digital camera was good for video recording. Techreviewsource.com mentioned “Full HD video at 50 fps with stereo sound” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review. Two years ago Walmart.com gave this digital camera a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “The video quality is still amazing” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Neocamera.com wrote five years ago “This prosumer ultra-zoom uses a high-speed CCD with the ability to capture full 1080p video with stereo sound”.

Supersharp Electronic Viewfinder

Thirty-one customers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 had a good viewfinder. Expert Reviews said “Supersharp electronic viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “0.2in 1.3 million dot Electronic viewfinder”. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned four years ago “Excellent Viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera.

Twenty-seven owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen. Camera Labs said “3in 460k articulated LCD screen” in their review of this digital camera. Stuff.tv mentioned “Movable display” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Walmart.com mentioned “Articulating Lcd Display”.

Ten customers who purchased it thought it had an electronic viewfinder. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Articulated Lcd Good Evf”. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “A high-resolution LCD and EVF, fast auto-fo”. Lipp mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Has an excellent evf and a nice screen”.

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Fast 2.8 Zoom Lens

One hundred and thirty-seven owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom. Techreviewsource.com wrote “An 2.8 aperture throughout zoom range”. Dp Review said “That whopping 18x zoom betters most rivals”. Dp Review also wrote “Excellent 18x optical zoom Leica lens” in their review.

Seventy-eight customers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 had a good lens. Techreviewsource.com wrote five years ago “Superb lens sharpness”. Expert Reviews wrote “Constant 2.8 lens”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “24X Leica lens maintains 2.8 maximum aperture from 25 600 mm” in their review.

Eighteen people said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Techreviewsource.com mentioned “Quick autofocus” in their review of this digital camera. Walmart.com mentioned “Fastaccurate auto-focus” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Nate wrote “The programmable buttons and manual focus controls are also nice to have”.

Fourteen customers concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Dp Review said “Very good image stabilization”. Expert Reviews wrote in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Power OIS image stabilization, with "active" mode for movies” . Camera Labs wrote in their review of this digital camera “Superb 6 stop Power OIS stabilisation”.

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Sharp Images

Two hundred and fourty-four customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera on DP Review “Burst mode returns clear photos”. Trusted Reviews said “Impressive image quality”. Cnet.com said on CNET.com “And excellent picture and video quality for its class” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 80 out of 100.

Twenty-eight customers who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 said that it had a good picture resolution. Expert Reviews mentioned “3inch rotating LCD with 460 000 pixels, good outdoorlow light visibility”. Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “Fast shooting performance, even when shooting in raw or raw plus JPEG” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Travel-zoom compacts now have extraordinary zoom lenses, manual shooting modes and sometimes raw shooting, while compact system cameras (CSCs) also offer a smaller, lighter”.

Twenty-four owners thought it was good in low light. Mark said “This certainly enhances the low light capabilities of the constant f2.8 lens” in his review of this digital camera. Lisamhp said “I wanted a camera that was great in low light and action shots with some zoom” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Linda Rhg said in her review of this digital camera “It is great in low light”.

Eleven customers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. Firstpost.com wrote “The biggest advantage that DSLRs have over digital cameras is the sensor that's more than thrice as large” and rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Mike in Pa said on Bhphotovideo.com “The detail it packs into its small sensor is incredible” and gave this digital camera a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Mike in Pa also wrote “The sensor is very capable, I have attached a pic I took this evening” in his review.

Seven customers reckoned that the product had a good ISO range. Five years ago Techreviewsource.com said in their review of this digital camera “Bonne qualit d'image jusqu' 800 ISO” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago Juqui wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “What's the trade-off?The camera due to its low sensitivity of 100 ISO really needs a fast lens”. Juqui also mentioned “In movie mode, noise has quite an attractive pattern at 400 ISO and is still quite usable at 1600” in their review.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ200 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera supports a video resolutions 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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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 frequently found maximum video resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Features

Good Design and Handling, Easy to Use, Customisable Features

Seventy-one customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good features. Bhphotovideo.com said “Lots of creative features”. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “The Panasonic FZ200 offers a great number of features and direct control over the image-making process.” in their review of this digital camera and scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Neocamera.com said “The FZ200 is highly capable with lots of interesting features” in their review of this digital camera.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-FZ200 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper cameras such as the Nikon 1 V1.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcfz200eb9, panasonic dmcfz200ebk, panasonic 8mlrza00, panasonic 8mlrzs00, canon dmcfz200eb9, panasonic ptw001
Barcodes 05025232683710, 05025232771530, 05025232771554, 05711783222231

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