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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

£529.00
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A multi award winning and fully featured bridge camera, great for sports photography
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 number 66 across all digital cameras.
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 20 awards including a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se plus five other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Optyczne.pl plus three other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality, picture quality and excellent product quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has some great features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Quite big optical zoom
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for sports photography, ranking number 66 in sports photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 106 in wildlife photography cameras as well being excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 66 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 136.8mm wide and 98.5mm tall. It is 130.7mm deep and weighs 780g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

20 Industry Awards

This digital camera has received 20 awards from camera experts.

The authors at six expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se, Akam.no, Tek.no, Pocket Lint, Pricerunner.se and Techradar.

This Panasonic camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites Optyczne.pl, CNET.com.au, Good Gear Guide.com.au and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this camera was fantastic.

The writers at two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was superb and gave it one of their highest awards. This Panasonic digital camera received a "Gold" award from both DP Review and What Digital Camera.

The authors at review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine both concluded that this Panasonic camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites endorsed this digital camera. This camera received a "Silver" award from review site Onfoto.ru and it received an Expert Reviews "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

41 experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com have rated this camera on average 86 out of 100. The camera expert review sites think this Panasonic digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 371 owner reviews this camera has a brilliant average owner rating. 157 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Lens Quality

17 people reckoned that the product had a good zoom, 13 owners concluded that it had a good autofocus and nine people who bought it reckoned that it had a good lens. five people agreed that it had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

70 people who purchased it thought it was able to produce good images, four owners wrote that it had a good picture resolution and four customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. two owners who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it had a good image sensor and two people concluded that the product was good in terms of colour rendition.

Users Report Great Product Quality

36 customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

10 owners thought the product had a good viewfinder and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 had a good screen.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

22 owners who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use, nine customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use the menus and six owners who bought the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Five owners who bought it said that it was noisy.

Very Good Brand

We checked 11,275 expert and user reviews (including 2,753 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Seven owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight people who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Video Capture

18 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

Seven customers agreed that this digital camera was well made.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Nine people who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Seven people who purchased it agreed that it was compact, two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was lightweight and two customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £529.00 it is more expensive than 64% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 and the United Kingdom price of £529.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $697.99 (£905.29).

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Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 20.1MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000's optical zoom of 16x is fairly big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as "UHD-1".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 25,600 is in the highest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavy

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Lumix DMC-FZ1000's weight of 780g is in the heaviest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 432mm is in the longest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 11 is in the largest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is fairly high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Features Smile Detection

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this Panasonic camera supports still image resolutions of 5472 x 3080 pixels, 3648 x 3648 pixels, 3888 x 2592 pixels plus 5 more values. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic camera). In addition, this Panasonic digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 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.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The smallest image sensor size of digital cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5". The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000's image sensor size of 1" is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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360 Battery Life

The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is a camera that takes 360 shots battery life.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic lumixdmcfz1000eb, panasonic dmcfz1000ebk, panasonic panasonic, panasonic fz1000eb, panasonic p012711k, panasonic n110812w, canon dmcfz1000ebk
Barcodes 00009608235591, 00635131600913, 00885170188235, 05025232782499, 05025232782543

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