A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 reviewers reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 was able to produce good images. Cnet.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “In this review Wireless controls Core specs Stills performance Still life test Video performance Conclusion The Lumix DMC-SZ9 is "every photographer’s friend", according to Panasonic”. Cnet.co.uk also said “Reliable, predictable image quality and built-in Wi-Fi make the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 a tempting choice for novice users”. Cnet.com.au said on expert review site CNET.com.au “The SZ9 delivers good image quality and seamless Wi-Fi functionality that belies its list price”.
A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine.com mentioned “The new Panasonic Lumix SZ9 updates the Panasonic Lumix SZ7, adding a 16.1 megapixel sensor, Wi-Fi, high speed shooting at 5fps with continuous AF, full HD video recording with stereo sound” in their review. Ephotozine.com also said “The Panasonic Lumix SZ9 adds a 16.1 megapixel sensor, Wi-Fi, high speed shooting at 5fps with continuous AF, full HD video recordi”.