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Panasonic Lumix L Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 4x Aug 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Easy to use
Good size
Poor expert reviews
13 Reviews

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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Camera expert review website techlife.net scored this camera 60%. If all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this waterproof camera is in the bottom 16%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as outstanding. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This means that users think this digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable age and type.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 8,853 expert and owner reviews (including 60 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its waterproof cameras.


Good Video Capture

Three owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good for video recording. Expert website Techlife.net mentioned “100-1,600, built-in flash, 720p (30fps) video, waterproof to 7m, shockproof to 1.5m, 144gThe FT25 is Panas”. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix L “Great HD videos too” .

Good Flash

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good flash.

Good Quality Pictures

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Bertbate gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Great pictures and very clear video”. Elaine Kelly said three years ago “It takes really good photos” in her review of this digital camera.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Lumix L supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Design

Easy to Use

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. S. Pearson wrote “Excellent small camera which is easy to use”. Barry Booth mentioned two years ago “Great little camera - really handy” .

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Carol Heather gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “Easy to use and good quality pictures” in his review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed.

Has a Shock Resistant

The Lumix L has a shock resistant, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Waterproof

The Lumix L is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Dustproof

The Panasonic Lumix L is dustproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people concluded that it was thin. Two years ago Bertbate mentioned on Amazon “Thin, making it perfect to carry around all day”. One owner thought the Panasonic Lumix L was lightweight. S. Pearson mentioned three years ago “Bought as appeared compact and lightweight to take on holiday”.

One customer who bought this digital camera concluded that it was easy to carry around. Elaine Kelly wrote on Amazon “Very small and easy to carry around”.

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Very Light

The lightest camera of this age and spec is 36g and the heaviest is 1.4kg. The Panasonic Lumix L is one of the lighter digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years (only 125 grams) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner said in their reviews that it was noisy. Amazon Customer said “Good for everything except photographing in dim light where it will be very noisy” and gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Features Voice Recording

The Panasonic Lumix L features voice recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic Lumix L has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix L has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix L does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix L does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix L does not have a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other cameras of this spec and age which have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Lumix L features calendar, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix L has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix L has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 960, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3456 x 3456, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera range from 1.8" to 3.2". At only 2.7 inches, the Lumix L has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Panasonic Lumix L has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years. Cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 150,000 pixels and 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 480,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Lumix L has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the digital zooms range from 2x to 16x.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix L has a relatively average optical zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic Lumix L has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 100 millimeters) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 4mm, the longest is 200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 110mm.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Lumix L supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic Lumix L has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a batteries included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Lumix L has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic Lumix L has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic 200megapixel, panasonic dmclz30r, panasonic dmclz40k, panasonic 161mp
Barcodes 00885170181021, 05025232724871, 05025232724888, 05025232724901

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