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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The screen and color are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the usability, while many are critical about the features and flash.

image quality, color, screen, portability, size

battery, flash, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 60 reviews)

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Paul Czar..., 6 Jul 05)

 

I have Panasonic FX2 camera for a week. So far no problems. The LCD screen is very good, sharp and clean No problem with focusing in normal and low light enivironment. Noise is non existing in low ISO, good in 100 ISO, visible in 200 ISO and bad in...

The battery life could be better but with 2 or 3 baterries the is no problem even with the extensive usage

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Duy Thanh, 30 Dec 04)

 

I do agree with Chan Kah Fatt about the picture quality. Picture image is quite poor. How can I avoid the color blurring

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Chan Kah Fatt, 21 Dec 04)

 

Very easy-to-use menu. Small size and nice metallic finish.

Very poor quality photos result if you leave ISO setting at "auto" when taking photos in a dark area (typical outdoor poorly lit place). ISO400 is usually automatically selected in such a situation to compensate for the short range of the small...

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Ronald Jackson, 9 Dec 04)

 

Battery cost of £40+ is too high; generic versions?

Phographically: too easy to take two shots instead of just one. Results OK

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Bubblemunche, 1 Dec 04)

 

Have been using this camera for the past 3 weeks, and took about 100+ pictures under various conditions with a a Lexar 32x SD card. My previous cameras include the Canon V3, Canon S400, and the Pentax S4. My observations: - The optical stablizer...

None thus far

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (ao5208, 23 Oct 04)

 

I would like to know the battery life of FX-2 on High Resolution & Medium Resolution. It worry me as beside quality image which i believe it have. The next is more on practice issue like battrey life.??

Only want to know the battery life issue and other view

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (Chong Hung, 15 Oct 04)

 

I am happy with my choice with FX2 for the acceptable quality image I can get from P&S digital camera. Most pictures taken sharp with good color results using Auto for white balance. One of the plus feature is the OIS set at mode 2. Without this...

Wish the battery can last longer

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Owners Opinion: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 (woho, 4 Oct 04)

 

I've posted a lengthy personal review in this thread: Sample pictures can be viewed here:

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX2 is a 4.0 megapixel digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom lens, Optical Image Stabilizer and 2.0 inch LCD. Following is the press release announcing the DMC-F2 and it's big brother, the FX7. DP Review has a good hands on...

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Review of the Panasonic DMC FX2-S - Digital SLR Reviews

 

The diminuitive FX2-S is the latest four megapixel Lumix digicam from Panasonic, boasting a quality build and 4x zoom lens...

Product Specifications

The 4.0-megapixel DMC-FX2 heir to the DMC-FX1 the worlds first compact cameras with MEGA O.I.S. incorporate 3x optical zoom (eq

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
Sensor Size:1/2.5''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

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: Yes
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
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