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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 16x MOS Jun 2014
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41 Reasons For

Seventeen Industry Awards

Amongst cameras that were released more than two years ago, this camera is one of the most awarded.

This bridge camera camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Reviewed.com and Optyczne.pl all of whom thought that this camera was exceptional.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by M3.idg.se, Akam.no, Pocket Lint and Tek.no all of whom said that this digital camera was good.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which said that this bridge camera camera was great.

This bridge camera camera received a "Gold" from both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which thought that this digital camera was exceptional.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100 based on thirty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com. Digital camera experts think this bridge camera camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable type and age.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owners rated this camera as outstanding.

Good Video Capture

Several customers considered that this digital camera was good for video recording. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “Digital SLRs deliver high-quality photos and HD video and fast performance.”.

Good Quality Lens

Several customers mentioned that this digital camera had a good zoom. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It gets you that DSLR feel and a versatile 16x optical zoom without risking getting lured into spending thousand” in their review and rated this digital camera 80 out of 100. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said “It has a long zoom, plenty of speed” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review three years ago “The RX10's 8.3x zoom range gives a fair amount of flexibility” and rated it as very good.

Two people who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 concluded that it had a good lens. Techradar.com said on expert review site Techradar three years ago “In fact, according to Panasonic's research the most important feature for prospective bridge camera buyers is their lens zoom rat” in their review.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers considered that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “Just want a camera capable of taking excellent photos, with a g” in their review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Three years ago expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “Fantastic image quality and performance will draw you in, while a great set of features”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 thought it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine three years ago “Features a 20.1 megapixel 1inch sensor along with a bright Leica 16x optical zoom lens” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000. Dpreview.com wrote in their review on expert review site DP Review “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 looks a lot like Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 large sensor, long zoom camera.”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Stuff.tv said “Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 The FZ1000 is incredibly versatile – a single, fixed lens camera capable of shooting fantastic stills”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said three years ago “If youre unfamiliar with 4K; its the new ultra high resolution image video capture thats four times the resolution of full HD video capture” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

One person who reviewed it thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Three years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on Good Gear Guide.com.au “Can capture pictures with great clarity” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Panasonic bridge cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all digital cameras manufactured by Panasonic.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 mentioned that it was good quality. Two years ago Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 “With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “What is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is a high-quality bridge camera with great image quality for its class” in their review. Dpreview.com mentioned in their review on expert review site DP Review “Both photo and video quality are impressive”.

Good Size

Six Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 was compact. Expert website Cnet.com scored it 4 stars and said in their review “If you were on the fence between an entry-level digital SLR and a compact camera with a long zoom lens”. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “The first compact system” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 is the World's first compact digital camera with 4k video recording”.

Reasonably Priced

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. L. Edwards said on Amazon two years ago “Simply a wonderful camera and great value”. Three years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned “The camera is priced at £749”.

Good Technical Features

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Three years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review “Offers an array of impressive video features” and rated it 5 stars. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Price tag will be a barrier for more casual users, those it will appeal to will find lots of value for money in its jumbo feature set”. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “Performance will draw you in, while a great set of features and creative shooting modes will keep you trying new things” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review “From 4K video, to silent operation, fast 12fps burst mode, through t”. One customer who bought it concluded that it was noisy. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 “Ltiple built-in Noise Reduction systems”.

Nice Design

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good looking. Dpreview.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review on expert review site DP Review “The FZ1000 has a beautiful XGA EVF and” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer considered that this digital camera had an electronic viewfinder.

Robust

One customer reckoned that it was reliable. Three years ago expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “A good sensor, reliable autofocus and 4K video shooting make this one of the most capable bridge cameras to date, if you can handle its large body”.

Good Support

One person who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Gizmodo.in mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 review “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 which do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support wi-Fi and we think cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price] is also worth considering.

Alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the Canon G1 X[plb_1397751_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Canon G1 X[plb_1397751_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price].

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Quite High Megapixel

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a fairly high megapixel (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average megapixel of cameras of this type and age is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 12MP to 21MP.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this Panasonic digital camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most commonly found image editing found on comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image editing "Crop" is also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 2s, the longest is 120s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 19s. At 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Panasonic camera has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s), whereas most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4864x3648, 3456x2592, 2432x1824, 5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3648x3648 and 2592x2592 and 1824x1824. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 ranges from 384 x 480 to 6016 x 4016.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

With a viewfinder screen size of 0.39 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes amongst digital cameras of this age. The average viewfinder screen size of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 0.3".

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-one times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 768 x 512 pixels. This camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video. Across all cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1,600, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 7,700.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras of this age and type. The photo effects "Vivid" is also found on this Panasonic camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-seven times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 6.6, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 20. With a maximum aperture number of 11, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 20.9 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. Bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have total megapixelss of between 12MP and 22MP, and the average total megapixels is 17MP.

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Has One Camera Playback

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently found camera playback is Single image, but this camera playback is not found on this digital camera. The camera playbacks Slide show are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 4000 x 3000 pixels and the best is 5184 x 3888 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average display resolution (numeric) of bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 500,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is more than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Across all the digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 the minimum aperture numbers range from 2.6 to 19.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 64 and the biggest is 400. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 80, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 does not support video capability, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support video capability including the Canon G1 X[plb_1397751_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 are not waterproof. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Expensive

We think this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras of a similar type and age. The cheapeast digital camera of a similar age and type that we found costs £113 and the most expensive costs £939.

Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 32x, and the optical zooms range from 1.3x to 65x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 16 times zoom factor) amongst bridge cameras of this age.

If this Panasonic digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330[plb_2981228_price] (24x and cheaper).

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Only Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Panasonic camera features a Tracking Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Flexible Spot Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Manual" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Low Magnification

With a magnification of only 1.88 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has one of the lower magnifications amongst cameras of this age. The magnifications of bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 range from 1.8x to 20x.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a greater number of supported image formats than most bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Panasonic digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 4.5mm and 28mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 24mm. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (27 millimeters) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 range from 100mm to 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 750mm. At only 432 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 780 grams, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000's weight is one of the heaviest amongst cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-FZ1000. Comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 have weights of between 120g and 910g, and the average weight is 500g.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price] (623g and cheaper).

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6 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Recent Price Increase of £8.00

In the last 22 days the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has increased in price by £8.00.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the G1 X[pl_1397751_price], or the G1 X[pl_1397751_price] both from Canon which is cheaper.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also cheaper.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FZ1000.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think cheaper cameras such as the Canon G1 X[plb_1397751_price] is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many bridge cameras that are a comparable age to it.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Canon G1 X[plb_1397751_price] (CMOS and cheaper), or the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price] (CMOS and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

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Expert Reviews

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16 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

CNET.com.au

15 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

15 May 2015

With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the...

16 March 2015

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 The FZ1000 is incredibly versatile ? a single, fixed lens camera capable of shooting fantastic stills and video in almost any situation. If you're about to head off on...

18 December 2014

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those... Read more…

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Reviewed 31 December 2014 by Dcisive
Dcisive would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

As a professional photographer of 20 years who has owned many a pro DSLR system and pro glass, I can say with confidence this is a surprisingly effective tool for nearly every use one can imagine.... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2015 by Beatbox360
Beatbox360 would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (Verified Purchase)

This camera does a little of everything. It takes great photos, has a fairly long zoom, superfast focus, high burst rates, good battery life, and of course, it takes 4k video...

Reviewed 2 October 2014 by JG
JG would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

If my Panasonic FZ 1000 quit working today, I would purchase a new one tomorrow.That's how strongly I feel about the way this camera works for me. I currently own and use (much, much less now than... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by Bob56
Bob56 would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

I purchased the FZ1000 about a week ago. The photo quality and 4K video is fantastic. The camera is big but not too heavy. It is easy to hold because it has a very nice grip. There are many menus... Read more…

Reviewed 25 November 2014 by FrontPage
FrontPage would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

I've had the FZ1K for a month now and wish I could use it for even more shoots to expand my knowledge of what the camera can do (and can't). First and foremost, there's so much beneath the hood... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcfz1000, panasonic dmcfz1000k, circuit street csdmcfz1000, circuit street csdmcfz1000p, circuit street csdmcfz1000pk
Barcodes 00132162238448, 00628804152123, 00885170188235, 00885170188242, 04549077133120, 05025232782543, 07432409336351

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