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Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and screen. The image quality and usability also get good opinions. There are some mixed reviews about the viewfinder and performance. There are some critical comments about the shutter and zoom.

portability, usability, image quality, screen, value for money

zoom, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 79 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

portability, value for money, usability, performance, design

responsiveness, lens, size, features

39% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3K 12.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom with 2.7 inch LCD (Black)

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Bought this camera as a birthday gift. [...] Great little camera, I'm sure the receipient will enjoy taking many pictures in the future.

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Good budget camera

 

At $100, expectations shouldn't be very high, but this camera takes decent pictures and shoots nice HD videos. Build quality could have still been better. Works fine overall and is a good deal for non-hobbyists and absolute beginners who want to stay...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3

 

Very simple and basic camera to carry around everyday.

Decent pictures for a cheap camera ; wide angle lens with sufficient zoom (4x) for daily use

The main drawback is that the camera is slow to record the pictures

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awesome, better than expecte

 

great camera, good deal

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Large Clear LCD","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

Limited Zoom","Short Battery Life

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Excellent camera

 

An excellent camera for the money.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

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so far so good

 

Bought this at a great price, and Lumix cameras generally have a good reputation (other models are usually highly-rated and recommended on consumer and photo magazines). Very small and compact; light! Not quite but almost as small as my old Canon...

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Large Clear LCD","Small \/ Compact

Junky-looking menu text

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Great little camera

 

Great price [...]

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

Short Battery Life

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Great wide angle camera.

 

I like the small size for the features.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

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USER FRIENDLY - EVEN MY HUSBAND CAN USE

 

Bought this for my husband and already he is a pro taking great pictures. He has had several cameras and never quite figured them out. This one takes great pictures every time. He carries it to work with him every day.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.33''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:60
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Shutter Priority: No
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