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Panasonic Lumix FZ47 Digital Camera Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 is king of the fixed-lens camera's...for now.

$399.99
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Introduction

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FZ47 is an exemplary 24x ultrazoom that boasts some of the most accurate color reproduction we've ever seen, and very strong test results across the board. Shooting is painless thanks to confident handling, a useful burst mode, and a robust feature set. It's sure to be one of this year's best fixed-lens cameras.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47, take a look at these other point & shoot cameras.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Comparison
  12. Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Comparison
  13. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery

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