Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Announced Aug 26, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 600 mm (24×)
dpreview conclusion

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 extreme effective focal lengths relatively pain-free.

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Silver Award
76%
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Good for

The ultimate 'general purpose' camera, the FZ150's versatile 24X zoom lens is just as capable when it comes to wideangle landscapes as it is for extreme telephoto shots

Not so good for

Like all 'megazooms', when it comes to applications where critical image quality really matters, there are better cameras out there.

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Other reviews
DCRP Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Oct 15, 2011)

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 be pleased too, thanks to the full manual controls, expandability, and RAW support. Negatives are few, and are mostly related to highlight clipping, color...

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Panasonic Lumix FZ150 review
By: Mike Lowe, What Digital Camera (Sep 21, 2011)

The Panasonic Lumix FZ150 is among the best superzoom cameras available on the market. It may not have the very best picture quality, nor is its 24x optical zoom lens the grandest out there. But what the FZ150 does get right you'll more than know about: the autofocus speed is superb, the burst mode super-fast, Raw shooting is a very big tick in the box and the lens-based Power OIS stabilisation...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 review

The Panasonic Lumix FZ150 is one of the most satisfying all-round super-zoom cameras I've tested, and all it took was a sensor upgrade over the previous model. Last year's Lumix FZ100 was already packed to the hilt with features to delight enthusiasts, but the image quality was disappointing. Now by simply fitting a lower resolution sensor with better processing, the FZ150 finally shows us...

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