Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 / Lumix DMC-FX520 digital camera
Lumix DMC-FX500
Lumix DMC-FX520
3648 x 2736
5x optical zoom
3.0" lcd viewer
SD, SDHC, MMC
li ion battery
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 review summary
camera date Apr 08  
pixels / class 10.7M  compact digital camera
overall rating good overall camera rating  8 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  
ease of use good usability rating  
camera body very good camera body rating  
digital features very good digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls average it its class photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography recreational
comments  
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 specifications
lens / zoom  25mm - 125mm (5x) (dig. 4x)
focus / macro  auto / 50cm / ?cm
metering mode  intelligent multiple
aperture  auto | manual / F2.8 - F8 (W) / F5.9 - F8 (T)
white balance  auto, 5 presets, adjustable
shutter  auto | manual / 60s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal -  5 modes / 0.6m - 6m (iso auto)
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  100, 200, 400, 800, 1250, 1600  (1600 - 6400 in high sensitivity mode)
image size  3648x2736 / 3072x2304 / 2560x1920 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 640x480 / 3648x2432 / 3072x2048 / 2560x1712 / 2048x1360  (*)
image format  jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  fine / standard
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s, 2s
video options  Qt m-jpeg, with audio - 1280x720 (30fps, 15fps); 848x480, 640x480; 320x240 (30fps, 10fps)
audio options  wav
connectivity  usb 2 HS; A/V (PAL/NTSC)
storage  50MB internal; SD, SDHC, MMC
platform  
extra features  optical image stabilizer
real time histogram
PictBridge compatible
miscellaneous  (*) plus 3648x2056 / 3072x1728 / 2560x1440 / 1920x1080
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
01Jun08 Panasonic DMC-FX500 review at CameraLabs
04Nov08 Panasonic FX500 review at TrustedReviews
16Sep08 Panasonic FX500 review at Imaging-resource
16Jul08 Panasonic FX500 review at Quesabesde (es)
07Jul08 Panasonic FX500 review at PhotographyBLOG
01Jun08 Panasonic FX500 review at DigitalCameraReview
28May08 Panasonic DMC-FX520 review at PhotoReview
Introductions, previews and other reviews
22Jun08 Panasonic FX500 review at digitalkamera (de)
News, guides, hints & tips
19Mar08 Panasonic DMC-FX500 / FX520 press summary
Forum discussions
dpreview.com Panasonic Talk Forum
steves-digicams.com Panasonic Forum
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 / Lumix DMC-FX520 announcement clippings


The new 10.1-megapixel DMC-FX500 features a 25mm ultra-wide angle Leica DC lens with 5x optical zoom. Touch-screen operation on a large, 3.0-inch LCD brings new enjoyment to the digital photography and enables easy manual operation, which is another first for the FX series. A variety of advanced functions, including Intelligent Auto mode, HD motion picture recording and HD component output, and slideshows complete with music, also enrich the camera's potential and user experience.


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