Summary Panasonic DMC-FZ20

Prices Price
Camera only
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 2"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 130k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240 @ 10fps
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Pros

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Professional size (87×128×106 mm)
Weight Light Help
556 g
Thickness Thin Help
4.2"

Cons

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240 @ 10fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
4.2"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (87×128×106 mm)
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
July 2004
Weight Heavy Help
556 g
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
12x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
130k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
2"

Discussion

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davidoff (7:08 PM, March 01, 2013)
and it has almoust 10 years. It was one of the best cameras at that time. It has an F2.8 on the entire zoom range..a superb optical stabilisation etc
 
roy (3:36 PM, February 22, 2013)
please value the fact that the fz20 maintains a fast and bright F2.8 aperture throughout the entire zoom range.