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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK

£279.00
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A cheap and multi award winning bridge digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from seven expert review websites and 12 further awards from other expert sites
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK number 90 in best selling cameras and number 228 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
806 Reviews + 19 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
58
Age
5 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 19 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from 3dnews.ru plus six other sites and a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus two other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 109 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 118 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 108 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK is 125.2mm wide and 86.6mm tall. It is 110.2mm deep and weighs 537g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK front dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

19 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded of all the cameras.

This Panasonic camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites 3dnews.ru, CNET.com.au, CNET.com, Firstpost.com, Reviewed.com, PC Mag and Photoreview.com.au all of whom thought that this camera was amazingly good.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Trusted Reviews, Akam.no and Techradar all of whom concluded that this Panasonic camera was very good.

The experts at websites Camera Labs and PhotographyBlog.com both said that this Panasonic camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

In addition, this Panasonic digital camera received a "Gold" award from website What Digital Camera who decided it was fantastic and it received an Expert Reviews "Best Buy" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all concluded that this camera was very good. This Panasonic camera received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Digital Versus and Besteproduct.nl gave it a "4 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100 based on 36 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK owners rated this digital camera as terrific. 544 reviewers (94% 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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Very Good Brand

Based on 13,199 expert and user reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £279.00 it is cheaper than 65% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK in February 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's optical zoom of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 45% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK of 537g is in the heaviest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600mm is in the longest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's maximum aperture number of 8 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 95% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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540 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK is a camera that takes 540 shots battery life.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 48% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK of 70MB is in the biggest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's display resolution of only 460,000 pixels is in the lowest 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK features noise reduction. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a self-timer, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK is 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has an HDMI port. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has an anti-dust function. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-FZ200EBK features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcfz200ebk

Barcodes:

00616641724665, 00617689550148, 00617689550155, 00617689550162, 00617689550179, 00845251094213, 00846875436885, 00885170087804, 04056572643646, 05025232683680, 05025232683697, 05025232683703, 05025232683710, 05025232771523, 05025232771530, 05025232771547, 05025232771554, 05711783222231, 08851700878046

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