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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 754 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150. 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 image quality and portability are on the whole positive. The zoom and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the memory and low light performance. Comments are divided on 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-FZ150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the zoom and price. The usability and performance also get good feedback, but many are negative about the memory and reliability.

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98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

SILVER AWARD!

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas and Barnaby Britton (dpreview.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

 

The Panasonic DMC-FZ150 CMOS-powered 24X superzoom is a replacement for the slightly unloved FZ100 and incorporates a lower-resolution 12MP sensor that the company says will outperform its predecessor's 14MP chip. The camera retains a 25-600mm...

Really useful 25-600mm (equivalent) lens range ; Very good JPEG image quality, with provision for shooting in Raw mode ; Lens impressively sharp with generally good sharpness at all focal lengths ; Effective image stabilization ; Good high ISO...

Slight tendency to highlight clipping in some situations ; EVF a little 'pokey' and prone to RGB tearing ; Noise-reduction takes the edge off fine detail above ISO 400 (but can be tweaked) ; High-quality video files are massive

THE FZ150 is a solid and capable superzoom camera that boasts impressive image quality considering it's 24X optical zoom range. Sharpness is high, aberrations are well-controlled, and its capable optical image stabilization system makes working at its...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 offers a long 24x zoom range, 1080p video recording, and fast continuous shooting. It's priced a little high when you compare it with competitors, but it's still a very capable camera.

Long 24x zoom range. Swiveling LCD. Fast continuous shooting. 1080p video capture. Hot shoe.

Pricey. Bulky. Images could be sharper. So-so low-light performance.

Performance and Conclusions Although the FZ150 isn't the fastest camera to start up and take a shot—its large lens has to extend a bit, which slows this process—it is able to rattle off shots with ease once it gets going. The camera takes a full two...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 (Black) review

 

There was one thing that kept the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 from earning a CNET Editors' Choice Award: photo quality. So when Panasonic announced that its successor, the FZ150, had a new imaging sensor and processor, I had high hopes for it.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 's lens, shooting options, and fast performance offer great shooting flexibility.

The FZ150's JPEG photos can look overprocessed when viewed at large sizes.

Hobbyists and enthusiasts who want a megazoom camera with a lot of control over final results should strongly consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150.

Oct, 2011

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Sean Carroll (pcmag.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ15

 

Megapixels: 4, Maximum Resolution: 2304 x 1728 pixels, Included Memory Amount: 8 MB, Included Memory: Media Card, M...

Speedier than its 5MP cousin, the DMC-F20. Leica 12X zoom lens with constant f/2.8 aperture and image stabilization. Very comfortable, SLR-like feel. Power feature set, lots of control over exposure.

Large and heavy for a superzoom. Poor video mode.

While the 4MP Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ15 can't quite match the 5MP DMC-FZ20 when it comes to image quality, it still takes good pictures, and its f/2.8 long zoom lens and short recycle times make this the best all-around superzoom when it comes to shooting

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ150 Preview

 

Move over Panasonic LUMIX FZ super-zooms, you've got a new sibling in town, the DMC-FZ150. With its 12.1 megapixel, 1/2.3 MOS image sensor, the DMC-FZ150 features a state of the are 24x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens (the 35mm equivalent of...

Aug, 2011

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ15

 

Continue to Features & Controls Lumix DMC-FZ15 Specifications Image Sensor 1/2.5" CCD, Primary Color Filter 4.23 Total Megapixels 4.0 Effective Megapixels Lens Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 12x Optical Zoom f=6.0-72mm (35mm equivalent: 36-432mm) Constant F2.8...

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 is a new super-zoom camera featuring a wide-angle 24x zoom lens, 12.1 megapixel high-speed MOS image sensor, and 12fps continuous shooting without autofocus and 5.5fps with autofocus. Successor to the FZ100 model, the...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Dave Etchells (imaging-resource.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ15 Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

Panasonic's been a player in the digicam market for the last couple of years, but until now, we've not managed to get hands on any of their cameras to test. As it happens, the Panasonic FZ15 was a great unit to start with, as I found it to offer...

To see how the DMC-FZ15's images compare to other cameras you may be considering

Oct, 2004

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

 

Panasonic rethinks their high-end ultrazoom, returning the flagship to five-star status with a reduction in resolution that paradoxically boosts image quality. Easy to recommend.

Excellent 24x zoom that starts at 25mm; Solid build; Articulating LCD; Improved sensor and image processing; 12 fps continuous mode; Full HD video at 60p

Tends to blow out highlights; Tripod socket close to battery door; Incandescent white balance is a little warm

Pro:Con: Excellent 24x zoom covers 25-600mm Optical Image Stabilization Solid build Stereo microphone Articulating LCD Electronic viewfinder Power switch instead of a button Built-in hot shoe Two zoom toggles Lens hood included Rear dial is great for...

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Lumix DMC-FZ150

 

A family portrait showing the FZ47 and FZ150. Note the extra zoom lever on the side of the FZ150 at right

Very good photo quality ; Monster 24X, 25 - 600 mm Leica lens ; Power OIS image stabilization, with "active" mode for movies ; 3-inch rotating LCD with 460,000 pixels, good outdoor/low light visibility ; Full manual controls with RAW support, numerous...

Tends to clip highlights ; Images have yellow/brownish cast in artificial light; still no fluorescent white balance option ; Some redeye; no removal tool in playback mode ; Long write times after a burst containing RAW photos is taken ; Rainbow effect...

In conclusion, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 is a very good super zoom camera, and one that should be high on your shopping list. If you're a beginner who wants something simple to take photos and movies with, it can do that with ease. Enthusiasts will...

Aug, 2012

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