Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 review

October 1, 2011

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150



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With its 24x optical zoom, 12 frames per second capture rate and full manual control, the DMC-FZ150 wants to be the ultimate all-in-one camera. Tim Coleman tries it out


Resolution, Noise & Dynamic Range

These images show 72ppi (100% on a computer screen) sections of images of a resolution chart, captured with the lens set to its 100mm point. We show the section of the resolution chart where the camera starts to fail to reproduce the lines separately. The higher the number visible in these images, the better the camera’s detail resolution is at the specified sensitivity setting.

  • White Balance: Auto WB, 5 presets, 2 sets, temp and manual
  • Memory Card: SDHC, SDXC, SD
  • Output Size: 4000x3000 pixels
  • LCD: 3in LCD with 460,000 dots
  • AF Points: Quick AF, continuous, area, tracking, face, multi
  • Sensor: 1/2.3in, 12.1-million-pixel, CMOS sensor
  • Exposure Modes: PASM, creative video, creative control, portrait, scenery, sports, night portrait, close-up, scene mode (18 settings), custom
  • Weight: 528g (including card and battery)
  • Power: Rechargeable Li-Ion 895mAh (410 shots)
  • Shutter Speeds: 15-1/2000sec (15 or 30sec in starry sky mode)
  • File Format: Raw, JPEG. Compression: Fine/ Standard JPEG.
  • Focusing Modes: Normal AF, macro AF, manual focus
  • ISO: 100-6400
  • Lens Mount: 24x zoom lens, 25-600mm (effective) f/2.8-5.2, 1cm close focus macro mode
  • Dimensions: 124.3x81.7x95.2mm
  • Metering System: Intelligent, centreweighted, spot
  • RRP: £469.99

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