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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the size and performance are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the viewfinder, and there are some mixed views about the price.

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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-FX65 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Comments about the performance and price are overall positive. The zoom and image quality also get good reviews.

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

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 Review


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 (also known as the DMC-FX65) is a small and light point-and-shoot camera aimed at the casual user. At first glance the FX60 is rather unassuming, with a 2.7 inch LCD screen and understated styling, but there are a couple of...

In conclusion, like so many upgrades, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 is basically an FX40 with a few under-the-bonnet operational tweaks to justify its release - namely speedier AF and improved image stabilisation, not that the uninitiated would notice....

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Hardware Zone (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65 Digicam - Better Each Time


Instead of making quantum leap changes, each successive model of this FX series has seen incremental improvements, and the FX65 is the most refined model yet, striking a balance between features and quality. With Power O.I.S., quicker start-up,...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Alvin Soon (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65 Digicam -


The Panasonic Lumix FX65 comes from a line of fine digital compact cameras; its predecessors include the FX36, FX38 and FX48. Does it live up to its pedigree and can it overcome some of the shortcomings of its predecessors? We take it for a spin and...

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60


If it evolves much more it'll develop rudimentary tool use

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 digital camera


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 offers a comprehensive front line spec to appeal to all those who need to tick the right boxes with their compact camera. It comes with a 12-megapixel sensor, the ability or shoot HD video footage and the promise of good...

Build quality, iA works well, image stabilisation, battery life

Image noise, lacks direct control, price, no HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 is an easy to use point and shoot, demonstrating excellent build quality and giving results that great for the majority of everyday shooting. The HD video capture will please those who like to bring a little quality to...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review


Of course, you're not going to get the same picture quality or level of user control with the Panasonic DMC-FX60 as with a DSLR - but compacts have the crucial distinction of being easy to carry, wherever you go.

Pictures in average to bright light conditions appeared fine but we were less convinced by low-light photos, and video may list a hi-def spec, but watch out for grainy, colour-limited video. But for ease of use and simple control, the Panasonic...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review


A beautiful camera with some smart useful features, hampered by a sensor that packs too many pixels into such a small space.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Alexandra Savvides (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65


It's a good camera that can take some beautiful pictures, but for the price and the lack of extra features, the FX65 doesn't live up to our expectations of value — and its video quality is terrible.

Lovely wide-angle 25mm lens with 5x optical zoom ; Looks pretty stylin ; Easy to use ; Takes some stunning pictures

Expensive ; No zoom in movie mode. At all. Nada. Not even digital ; Plus the movies are grainy and pretty bad ; Incremental updates to the previous camera. Oh, and it looks much the same too

Panasonic has priced the FX65 rather oddly: for AU$110 less you can get the 8x optical zoom, similarly wide-angled ZR1 which, while not quite as stylish, certainly won't look out of place on the runway. So essentially, you're paying a premium on the...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review


Boasting ease of use and functional controls, the Lumix DMC-FX60 from Panasonic will suit the beginner to mid-level photographer.

Wide 25mm-125mm zoom; simple to navigate functions

Poor low-light images; filming HD video is grainy

Pictures in average-to-bright light conditions appeared fine, but we were less convinced by low-light photos and grainy, colour-limited HD video. However, for ease of use and functional controls, the FX60 wins our admiration for its simplicity of...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review


Is the Panasonic Lumix FX60 the company's most advanced compact yet?

Build quality, image quality, reliability

Price, ageing design

The FX60 is a high-quality camera with many advanced automatic features. Build, performance and image quality are all above average, but it is very expensive and the six-year-old body design is a bit dated.

Dec, 2009

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