Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150

Announced Jul 21, 2008 •
15 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 100 mm (3.6×)
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I purchased this camera three weeks ago as an intended replacement for my aging Canon SD550 (Ixus 750). I assumed that technology had moved on somewhat in the 3 years since I last purchased a camera and that outputs would have likewise improved. Furthermore, I was on the hunt for something with a wider angle capability. When trying the camera out in the store, I found the images appeared crisp and vivid on the LCD. The build quality appeared sturdy, it was visually appealing and with very few ...

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If this camera lived up to its feature list it would be a run-away winner, but it does not. Problems: The bottom line is that, even in bright light, there is what I can only describe as a gauze, like a heat haze on a warm (UK!) summer's day, which - being Panasonic - is the result of noise. OK, you can make a lot improvement in Elements, but why should you have to? Why on earth Panasonic had to squeeze 15m pixels in so small a camera I cannot imagine; with 7m or 8m this camera might have had ...

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