Dec 1, 2004

Panasonic Lumix FZ-20 review on The Globe & Mail

Sean Carruthers writes for the Globe and Mail a review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20.

"When the Lumix FZ-10 hit the scene, it was revolutionary in a few key ways. Not only did it have an excellent 12x optical zoom, but it also featured built-in optical image stabilization to compensate for hand movement. And while that camera only had a four-megapixel sensor, it pulled white information from all three colours on the CCD, which theoretically gave the same image quality as a six megapixel model."

"The picture quality is stunning for a five megapixel model, and the optical image stabilization quickly becomes indispensable. The move towards more manual control will certainly impress the more pro-oriented shutterbugs, and even though it's no replacement for a digital SLR model, it's certainly a great backup model. Now if only they could get the price down ..."
Read the whole article here..