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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and performance. The size and screen are also mentioned favorably. The flash and memory get less positive comments.

usability, screen, size, performance, portability

shutter, memory, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and price. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the shutter.

usability, performance, portability, price, battery

shutter

100% 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 Lumix DMC-FX50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 review

 

It's not just attractive, it's smartly designed. A highly legible menu system with the occasionally helpful descriptor (under Aerial Photo, it cautions Please turn off the camera when taking off or landing ) plus a large joystick control make it easy...

Optical image stabilization; large LCD; solid build quality.

Mediocre photo quality; some controls too small.

A decent camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 is held back by less-than-decent photo quality.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (my411family.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 Camera Review

 

The most noticeable feature on this compact camera is its 3-inch display on the back. This is a pretty big screen for a camera that only measures 3.9 inches wide and 2.2 inches tall. This helps a lot when trying to navigate through on-screen menus and...

The DMC-FX50 looks great with joystick controls and a large screen. The start-up time, shot-to-shot time, and the shutter lag are all up to par as well. The small buttons could get on your nerves, and if they don't the image noise might get to you. The...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (washingtonpost.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

Retailing for around $330, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 is a relatively simple camera that has some distinguishable features like optical image stabilization on the 3.6x zoom lens, a bright 3-inch screen, and the ability to shoot widescreen movies. The...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Emily Raymond (reviewed.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 Digital Camera Review, O.I.S. optical image stabilization, image stabilisation, high sensivity mode

The Panasonic Lumix FX50 is an average digital camera with a few above average features and below average image quality. The camera itself has a 3.6x lens, optical image stabilization, and 3-inch LCD screen packaged in a bland design. Still, the chunk...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Luuk Jurrien (photokina-show.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

Panasonic today introduced the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 7.2 Megapixel, 28mm wide angle f/2.8 Leica DC lens with 3.6x optical zoom (equivalent to 28mm to 102mm on a 35mm film camera) camera, featuring an Intelligent Image Stabilizer by MEGA...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

Great sharpness, Good colour performance, Nice continuous shot mode, Big screen

Lots of noise

While the FX50 did exhibit a lot of noise, it was extremely small and it performed well in all our other tests, so unless you're magnifying your shots to a great degree it may be a contender.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix FX50

 

The FX50 is another solid compact camera from Panasonic. Part of their new range, it appeared to be very similar to the FX07 which we looked at recent...

Great sharpness, Good colour performance, Nice continuous shot mode, Big screen

Lots of noise

While the FX50 did exhibit a lot of noise, it was extremely small and it performed well in all our other tests, so unless you're magnifying your shots to a great degree it may be a contender.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

A decent camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 is held back by less-than-decent photo quality.

Optical image stabilisation ; Large LCD ; Solid build quality

Mediocre photo quality ; Some controls too small

If Panasonic could just nail the noise, the Lumix DMC-FX50 might stand a chance against competitors such as the Canon Digital IXUS 850 IS and the Sony Cyber Shot DSC-T30. As it is, however, you're better off letting the FX50 sit this one out.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50

Optical image stabilization; large LCD; solid build quality.

Mediocre photo quality; some controls too small.

A decent camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 is held back by less-than-decent photo quality.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Claire Gillo (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Panasonic Lumix FX50

 

Panasonic provide wide angle shooting in a compact body

This is a great little compact that offers wide angle shooting a good size LCD screen and plenty of user friendly options, though admittedly it is a little pricey.

Nov, 2007

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