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Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the value for money.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

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98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Customer Service is POOR.


Customer Service is POOR.

Good Product

Poor Customer Service

I am posting a daily update of the customer service problems with Panasonic. They are so bad at it - if this is how they treat their customers they will die soon. 16th Nov - Its more than 10 hours, since I heard about the call back which was going to...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2


Excellent image quality - for a point and shoot camera it is superb. Very easy to use, purchased for my girlfriend who is useless with anything electrical, she can use it without even thinking. Has lots of extra options also for those who like to...

Build quality in places feels a little plasticy, zoom wheel for example. But considering the price range of this camera, this is really only nit picking

Product Specifications

In the Auto Scene mode, advanced detection functions work automatically and simultaneously to optimize your settings, making it easier than ever to take beautiful photos every time. It includes Intelligent ISO Control to detect subject movement, Face Detection AF/AE to detect faces in the frame and Intelligent Scene Selector to detect scene conditions. Despite its slim body, the extended battery life of the DMC-F2 lets you take approx. 300 shots on a single charge. The DMC-F2 comes with a function to check whether the battery and unit can be safely used together. The Intelligent Scene Selector automatically sets the Scene mode to either of scenery, portrait, macro, night portrait or night scenery. The camera judges it from the various detection results such as focusing and brightness level of the circumstance. You are free from annoying settings every time scene changes when taking images with these most frequently used Scene modes to get beautiful results even before you know it.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Aerial photo / Baby2 / Baby1 / Soft skin / Starry sky / High sensitivity / Snow / Beach / Candle / Sunset / Sports mode / Night scene / Fireworks / Food / Scenery / Pet / Self-portrait / Night portrait / Party/indoor / Portrait mode / Hi-speed burst / Flash-burst/Night scene / Fireworks / Food / Scenery / Pet / Self-portrait / Night portrait / Party/indoor / Portrait mode


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic Lumix

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-5.9
Max Focal Length:22mm
Min Focal Length:5.5mm
Optical Zoom:4
Type:Zoom lens



Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.33"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.9 mm ( 1/2.33" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:10.1Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MJPEG/MJPEG / QuickTime
Digital Zoom:4
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):6400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 1600 / ISO 80 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 800/ISO auto / ISO 1600 / ISO 80 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 800 / ISO 100 / ISO auto (1600-6400)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Natural / Neutral / Sepia / Black & White / Warm / Cool/Neutral / Sepia / Black & White
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None