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Panasonic DMC-FZ200 Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 12.1MP 24x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Panasonic cameras have good reviews
Supports video recording
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661 Reviews + 19 Awards
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Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,853 expert and owner reviews (including 695 verified purchases), Panasonic has good reviews for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DMC-FZ200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 supports video capability. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support video capability currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX50 HS, or the Panasonic LUMIX GF3K.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-FZ200 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ZZBPWFR, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-FZ200 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon SX50 HS.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-FZ200 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. Most low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Panasonic camera have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1536 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1920, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2448 x 2448, 2560 x 1440, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1920, 2992 x 2992, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2672. Across all similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x. The DMC-FZ200 has a fairly big optical zoom (24 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

If this Panasonic digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£343.99) (30x) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 230mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600 millimeters, the DMC-FZ200 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras that have been around for more than two years have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 22. The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (8) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the DMC-FZ200 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon S110, or the Nikon P500.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The DMC-FZ200 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DMC-FZ200 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-LF1 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 features noise reduction. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature noise reduction.

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Features Voice Recording

The DMC-FZ200 features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Camera

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The DMC-FZ200 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DMC-FZ200 features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also feature multi burst mode.

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Features Calendar

The DMC-FZ200 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature calendar.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DMC-FZ200 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The DMC-FZ200 features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Features Histogram

The DMC-FZ200 features histogram. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera, the DMC-FZ200 does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at including the DMC-FT3, or the DMC-FT4 both from Panasonic or the Canon SX230 HS which is also higher rated.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has a microphone in, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has an HDMI

The DMC-FZ200 has an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The DMC-FZ200 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic DMC-FZ200 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The DMC-FZ200 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The DMC-FZ200 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Viewfinder

Very High Magnification

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the magnifications range from -2x to 20x. With a magnification of 18.4 times zoom factor, the DMC-FZ200 has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Battery

540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this type and age take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Panasonic DMC-FZ200 which takes 540 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Memory

Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera range from 8MB to 7.5GB, and the average internal memory is 300MB. The DMC-FZ200 has one of the bigger internal memory (70 megabytes) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Light Exposure

Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The DMC-FZ200 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DMC-FZ200 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a Wi-Fi and we think the Canon S110 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The DMC-FZ200 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 537 grams, the Panasonic DMC-FZ200 is one of the heavier digital cameras of this type and age amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera have weights of between 50g and 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This low megapixel digital camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcfz200eb9, panasonic dmcfz200ebk, panasonic 8mlrza00, panasonic 8mlrzs00, canon dmcfz200eb9
Barcodes 00616641724665, 00617689550148, 00617689550155, 00617689550162, 00617689550179, 00845251094213, 00846875436885, 00885170087804, 05025232683680, 05025232683697, 05025232683703, 05025232683710, 05025232771523, 05025232771547, 05025232771554, 08851700878046

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