|Release Date in Singapore|
|Compatible memory cards||mmc,sd|
|Display diagonal||6.35 cm (2.5")|
|Display resolution (numeric)||114000 pixels|
|Ports & interfaces|
|Focal length range (f-f)||6 - 72 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Camera type||Compact camera|
|Image sensor size||1/2.5"|
|Maximum video resolution||640 x 480 pixels|
|Motion JPEG frame rate||30 fps|
|Flash modes||auto,Red-eye reduction,Slow synchronization|
|Scene modes||beach,Fireworks,Night landscape,Night portrait,party (indoor),Portrait,Sports|
|Self-timer delay||2,10 s|
Reviewed on 2006-11-20
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera Pro Review by Laurence Chen Additional photography by Gena MorganSmall image sensors bring long telephoto zoom lenses into the mainstream, and for those willing to carry a little more bulk than the average consume...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-06-27
The Panasonic DMC-FZ7 offers a 12x ultra-zoom lens, equivalent to a focal length of 36-432mm, in a relatively compact and stylish body. The DMC-FZ7s Leica-branded lens doesnt just offer a massive focal range - its also fast too, with a maximum ape...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-05-30
Amazing 12x optical zoom Optical image stabilization Respectable LCD screen Extensive manual controls Good battery life
Noise above 200 ISO Manually operated pop-up flash LCD screen could be better Slow saving files to card Must budget for large high-speed SD card
This one is a good choice for travelers who want a 12x optical zoom that delivers a range of 36-432mm (35mm equivalent).Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-04-19
12X optical zoom. Excellent image stabilization features. Decent video capabilities. Very inexpensive for a superzoom.
Some shutter lag. Nonarticulating LCD.
In the past, weve awarded the Editors Choice to a number of Panasonic superzoom cameras, such as the Lumix DMC-FZ30, specifically for their combination of excellent optics and image stabilization. The only caveat was that most cost about what youd...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-04-10
Extensive set of manual features; 12X optically stabilized zoom lens; relatively speedy.
Image flaws such as blooming, fringing, and unusually frequent image noise.
<b>Spec:</b> Digital camera, 6,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color, 16 MB - SD Memory Card<br /> <b>Good:</b> Extensive set of manual features; 12X optically stabilized zoom lens; relatively speedy.<br /> <b>Bad:</b> Image flaws such as blooming, fringing, and unusually frequent image noise.<br /> <b>Bottomline:</b> The Panasonic DMC-FZ7 is a solid megazoom alternative for beginners and enthusiasts alike.<br />Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-02-28
Digital camera makers are constantly one-upping each other, either by adding features or lowering cost. Only occasionally do those two variables intersect. But Panasonics DMC-FZ7 puts an array of high end features in a lightweight camera for less than...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-02-24
Panasonics latest addition to its Lumix "super zoom" line is the six-megapixel DMC-FZ7. This compact and lightweight camera features a high-quality Leica DC VARIO-ELMARIT 12x optical zoom (equivalent to 35mm to 430mm on a 35mm film camera) with Panaso...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-02-20
Excellent resolution & sharp results, Good, natural color and excellent exposure, Superb 12x optical zoom, Effective image stabilization, Small and light, but well built, Comprehensive range of controls, Very fast operation, Very fast (and accurate) focus......
Higher than average Noise at ISO 80, Strong color noise at ISO 200+, Mild Chromatic aberration and corner softness in macro mode, Mild vignetting at widest zoom setting / widest aperture, New LCD is bright, but resolution is lower, Occasional focus huntin......
Almost a year to the day since the introduction of the hugely popular FZ5 (and 4MP sibling the FZ4) - itself an upgrade to the FZ3 - Panasonic has announced its successor, the 6 megapixel DMC-FZ7. As well as a design facelift and an extra megapixel, t...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-04-01
Sharp pictures, Lots of features
Poor colour representation, Fickle lighting response The Final Word A bit of a let down compared to Panasonic’s earlier models. If they could fix the camera’s colour response they’d have a winner on their hands, but as it stands th...
To employ an already grossly overused cliche, size does matter. Being that you already know this is a camera review and that the site is family friendly, we can only be talking in relation to zoom (we know a few of you are closing the review in disappo...Read more >
Reviewed on 2006-03-01
Available in silver or black, Panasonics new DMC-FZ7 Lumix camera replaces the popular FZ5 and offers a higher-resolution sensor, larger LCD screen and a redesigned body that is slightly larger and heavier. The electronic viewfinder (EVF) has been rel...Read more >