As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX07 is also often compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX07's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX3 and the Lumix DMC-FZ8) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-W550 and the Cybershot DSC-W650)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX07 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second) and significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 2 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is older (july 2006 vs july 2011), is thicker (0.9" vs 0.8") and is slightly heavier (170 g vs 124 g).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3
similar age

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX3 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX3 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FX3 and DMC-FX07

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DSC-W550 and DMC-FX07

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 2 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W650 and DMC-FX07

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX07 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 36 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs standard size (113×72×79 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1"), is slightly lighter (170 g vs 340 g) and is slightly less expensive ($274.99 vs $456.98).

However, on average it is older (july 2006 vs january 2007) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
6 months newer
$457

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ8 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ8 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ8 and DMC-FX07

  • Very small: Standard size (113×72×79 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Very light: 340 g vs 170 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX07 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second) and significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 10 fps).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH22

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH22
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH22 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH22 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-FH22 and DMC-FX07

  • Very small: Compact (100×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 170 g vs 170 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
7 years newer
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DMC-FX07)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and DMC-FX07

  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 121 g vs 170 g