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Panasonic DMC LZ5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 224 reviews of Panasonic DMC LZ5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and zoom. The image quality and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the energy efficiency and memory. There are mixed opinions on the focus and exposure.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic DMC LZ5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic DMC LZ5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Panasonic DMC LZ5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price. The portability also gets good reviews, but some have doubts about the usability.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic DMC LZ5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Panasonic DMC LZ5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and price. The performance and image quality also get good views, but there are mixed views on the focus and shutter.

usability, image quality, performance, price, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (pcmag.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

 

The 6-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 doesn't clearly distinguish itself.

6X optical zoom, higher than most compacts. Image stabilization. Excellent resolution.

Substandard performance and noticeable shutter lag. Images a bit noisy.

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May, 2006

Expert review by : Shams Tarek (cnet.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 review

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3

Optical image stabilization; long-range, relatively fast lens; lots of handy features.

Mediocre performance; cheap build quality; some problems with image quality.

Poor low-light performance hinders the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5's useful features.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

 

Physical Views The DMC-LZ5 compared in size to a standard CD disc. The 6-megapixel DMC-LZ5 and the 5-megapixel DMC-LZ3 Besides higher resolution, the LZ5 has a 2.5" LCD and records audio. Continue to Features & Controls Lumix DMC-LZ5 Specifications...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Let's go digital (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5 Test

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 digitale Kompaktkamera Panasonic legt mit der Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5 eine sehr attraktive Kamera vor. Die Kamera bietet dem Verbraucher viel für sein Geld, besonders die Kombination des 6x optischen Zooms und des optischen...

Sep, 2006

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5 review

 

Panasonic are clearly hard at work to assert their presence in the digital camera market. Lumix is starting to become a familiar name to many consumers, a fact that is more than welcomed by Panasonic, who know how to put this brand awareness to clever...

With the Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5, Panasonic offer a very attractive camera indeed. It offers the consumer true value for money, a fact that is only emphasised by the combination of the 6x optical zoom and the optical image stabiliser, which proves an...

Expert review by (photographyblog.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 is a brand new compact digital camera with a 6 megapixel sensor and 6x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 37-222mm on a 35mm camera. The Panasonic LZ5, as with all...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Aimee Baldridge (imaging-resource.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera - Full Review - The Imaging Resource!

 

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-LZ5 falls near the bottom of the Lumix line, providing an affordable option to snapshot photographers who want a useful selection of automatic settings in a compact camera. Its 6-megapixel resolution and optically stabilized 6x...

Optical stabilization helps greatly for hand-holding the camera in dim lighting, 6x zoom lens gives plenty of range for typical shooting situations, Bright color will be appealing to most users, Auto white balance does better than average under...

Available in both black and silver finishes, this Lumix has an understated look. Its lightweight plastic body is peppered with a moderate number of physical controls and a single silver and gray accent that extends from one side of the lens and curls...

May, 2006

Expert review by : Emily Raymond (reviewed.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera Review

 

The LZ5 has a nicely sized LCD screen, but the resolution isn't very good at all. Some digital cameras like the Kodak Z612 have 230,000 pixels on this size screen, and almost all models have at least 115,000 pixels. The Panasonic LZ5 reaches a new low...

This digital camera has 15 Scene modes, complete with a help screen to explain each one. The Scene mode list includes the basics like Portrait and Night Scenery as well as two Baby modes that save the age of the subject along with the rest of the file...

Aug, 2006

Expert review by : Emily Raymond (washingtonpost.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5

 

The LZ5 has a nicely sized LCD screen, but the resolution isn't very good at all. Some digital cameras like the Kodak Z612 have 230,000 pixels on this size screen, and almost all models have at least 115,000 pixels. The Panasonic LZ5 reaches a new low...

Aug, 2006

Expert review by : Dc Resource (dcresource.com)

Expert Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 ($279) is a midsize point-and-shoot camera with two standout features. The first is its lens; where most cameras in this class have 3X or 4X lenses, the LZ5's is 6X. The second feature is one found on all of Panasonic's...

Good photo quality (though see issues below), 6X zoom lens in a relatively small package, Optical image stabilization, Large 2.5" LCD display is visible in low light (though see issues below), AF-assist lamp, good low light focusing, Very good...

Above average noise; some vignetting and corner blurriness, Redeye, Poor LCD resolution, No optical viewfinder, High sensitivity scene mode is practically useless, More manual controls would've been nice, Miniscule amount of built-in memory, No USB 2.0...

Mar, 2006

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