Summary Panasonic DMC-FX78

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 55
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 61
Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3.5"
Help f/2.5
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78


Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-FX78 with the DMC-FX90.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 announced August 2011
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Macro focus Better macro capability
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed

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The Panasonic DMC-FX78 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Screen size Huge screen Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight Light Help
142 g
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Size Really small Help
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Thickness Thin Help
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Panasonic DMC-FX78 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.7 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Announced Old Help
January 2011
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Lowest price Expensive Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1300 of a second


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78

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Avatar for Said Akkaş Said Akkaş (4:29 PM, December 11, 2011)
Aperture is F/2.5 I have this camera.