Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 reviews and prices: Hybrid camera

55 customer reviews

+ This digital camera scores high on build quality. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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9.3 out of 10 based on 55 reviews.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50: 10.4 MP (Megapixels), 12x optical zoom, MMC Card storage, Yes image stabiliser digital Hybrid camera. See full product description
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Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use in auto mode, Huge zoom (optical), good quality screen which can be turned round to save from damage and battery life.

Bad points:
Little large (slr size i knew this when buying but could suprise someone else)

Sometime the shutter speed can be a litte slow, depending on settings etc
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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12 of 12 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 15 Feb 2007

Phil, Matlock

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
The camera feels right in the hand and is very versatile
Bad points:
Without getting to picky - non really
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 14 May 2007

Martin, Thornley, Durham

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Each Year I take hundreds of photos at an International Music festival. This year I have excelled myself
Bad points:
Sould come with its own case
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Jul 2007

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great for astro pictures
Bad points:
Slightly pricey for a 2006 camera
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Oct 2008

ray, norwich

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
exellent camera for the price I consider this camera far better than Panasonics more resent models picture quality far better a 28 mm wide angle would have been apreciated instead of the 35mm but apart from that small fault a very good camera for the price
Bad points:
none exept for the 35mm wideangle instead of 28mm but this is just a personel choise
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Oct 2008

Anthony, Banbury

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Superb telephoto lens even when taking shots at an air display ( fairford ). Video as good if not better than than some video cameras. easy downloading. Can produce good pictures in low light without flash. Very easy to operate.
Bad points:
When the real need for a flash is required would recommend a dedicated flashgun. Spare battery expensive.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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9 of 9 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Jul 2007

Alan, Worcester Ex proffesional photographer.

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Superb, sharp image quality.
Manual zoom.
Auto or manual focussing, ideal in poor light or very distant shots. Central magnification on manual.
Permanent length lens barrel that does not get longer when zooming or on switch-on.
Screen can be used at any angle or put awat when using evf.
Superb build quality, feels just right, solid but not too heavy. Well balanced.
Bad points:
Not really found any!
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Dec 2008

Product Features

Camera Type Hybrid
Resolution (Pixels) 3648x2736
Optical zoom ratio 12
Screen size (Inches) 2
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser Yes
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Media format SD Card
Media format SDHC Card
Media format MMC Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 668
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/2000
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/60
Waterproof No
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 86x141x142
RAW Format Yes
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-3.7
In-built memory (Megabytes) 32
Release date 2006-09-14
Height in mm 8.6
Width in mm 141
Depth in mm 14.2
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 420
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 35

Also known as: Panasonic FZ50, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50EB-S, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50EB-K, Panasonic DMCFZ50EBK, Panasonic DMCFZ50EBS, Lumix DMC-FZ50

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Manufacturer's Description

Panasonic has introduced its latest 12x zoom camera, the DMC-FZ50. This successor to the popular high zoom DMC-FZ30 offers all the key LUMIX technologies of its predecessor, as well as enhancements such as a 10.


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