Summary Panasonic DMC-FZ20

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 2"
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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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20.


The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help

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


The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (87×128×106 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
July 2004
Weight Heavy Help
556 g
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
130k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second


Showing 2 comments

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.