Summary Panasonic DMC-FZ20

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
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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The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
556 g
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (87×128×106 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
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
Thickness Thick Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds

The Panasonic DMC-FZ20 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
130k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240 @ 10fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
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.