S5 Vs NEW Panasonic FZ18

Started Jul 24, 2007 | Discussions thread
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Chakravarthi New Member • Posts: 21
S5 Vs NEW Panasonic FZ18

The new Panasonic FZ18 looks very competitive Vs S5...look at this

Sensor:
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S5 : 1/2.5"
FZ18 : 1/2.5" (same level)

Resolution:
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S5 : 8.0MP
FZ18 : 8.3MP (same level)

Lense:
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S5 : 12x(36 - 432 mm)
FZ18 : F2.7 - F3.5

FZ18 : 18x(28 - 504 mm)
F2.8 - F4.2 (very good)

Aperture:
S5 : F2.7-3.5 (max)
FZ18 : F2.8 - 8 (wide) F3.1 - 8 (tele) (very good)

LCD:
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S5 : 2.5” vari-angle
FZ18 : 2.5” fixed ( )

RAW:
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S5 : No
FZ18 : Yes

Continuousshooting:
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S5 : 1.5frames/sec
FZ18 : 3to2 frames/sec

Face Detection:
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S5 : Yes
FZ18 : Yes
...but what about IQ ?...sample pics looks convincing (up to ISO 400 !!)

For sample pics:

http://www.popphoto.com/cameras/4394/first-impressions-panasonic-lumix-dmc-fz18.html

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