Summary Panasonic DMC-FZ18

Prices Price
Camera only
$1,000
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 17
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 18x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 207k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 848 x 480 @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-FZ18 vs other recent digicams

Battery life Above average battery life Help
400 shots
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
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The Panasonic DMC-FZ18 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (118×75×88 mm)
Weight Light Help
407 g
Thickness Thin Help
3.5"

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-FZ18 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (118×75×88 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
July 2007
Lowest price Expensive Help
$999.95
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The Panasonic DMC-FZ18 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
18x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
207k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
848 x 480 @ 30fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,250 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
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