Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62)

Last Updated (23 June’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ TechRadar

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60(FZ62) is a 16.1-Megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor Digital camera with Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 24x Zoom Lens. It features LSI Venus Engine Image Processor, 25-600mm Optical Zoom Lens (Equivalent), ISO 100-3200, POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), Full HD 1080 60i Video Recording, Creative Control Feature, Intelligent Auto Mode, Full Manual Override, and has a 3.0-inch 460,000-dot Intelligent LCD Display. The camera measures (W x H x D) 4.74 x 3.18 x 3.62″ / 120.3 x 80.8 x 91.9 mm and weight 0.99 lb / 449 g without battery and card.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

Expert Reviews

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) Reviews

Photographyblog reviews the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) and writes;
“The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 is an appealing super-zoom bridge camera that does most things very well. The £349.99 / $399.95 launch price is high, but the FZ62 offers enough features, image quality and performance to satisfy anyone looking for an all-in-one, do-it-all camera.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Digitalcamerainfo reviews the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) and writes;
“For the model that’s the lesser of Panasonic’s two new FZ-series superzooms, the FZ60 is a pretty impressive camera. It doesn’t match the zoom range of the class-leading ultrazooms anymore, but it does seem to offer solid image quality, based on our brief time with it. We’ll know more when we can give it a proper lab test. It also provides deeper controls than we’re used to seeing at this price, which is always a welcome surprise.”
rating: N/A

Ephotozine reviews the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) and writes;
“The battery life is excellent, there is 10 fps continuous shooting and image quality is good. Overall we are happy to highly recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Cameralabs reviews the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) and writes;
“There are a lot of pros and cons to weigh up, but when you’re done comparing all the specifications and weighing up the various pros and cons one thing stands out: in terms of the features it offers for the price, the FZ60 / FZ60 is currently one of the lowest cost, best value super-zooms on the market. That, combined with fact that it also produces great quality images and excels in low light earns it a Recommended rating.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

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Manual

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Features

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) Features

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) comes with a high quality Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 25mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 24x optical zoom. It equals 25-600mm in 35mm format and with the camera’s Intelligent Zoom function, zoom can be increased to 48x with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology. There is also an POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) which effectively compensate the blur effects caused by hand-shake, it also works for powerful zoom shots and video recording.

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With 16.1MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor that combined with the LSI Venus Engine Image Processor, the camera delivers fast response time, accurate Auto-focus, high sensitivity and sharp imaging in photo and video recording. LUMIX DMC-FZ60 is able to shoot up to 10 fps in continuous shooting and has a start-up time of 0.9 seconds. In addition, this camera allows you to record Full HD 1080 60i Video in AVCHD format or MP4 with stereo audio recording in both.

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There are Creative Control Mode which allows you add different effects to your images and Creative Video allows for further control of aperture, including shutter speed to enhance your videos. Not only that, it also has Panorama Shot mode and 3D Photo mode lets you enjoy capturing pictures.

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ60 (FZ62) Features:

+ 16.1 megapixel sensor

+ 24x optical zoom lens f/2.8 – 5.2 Leica lens

+ 25-600mm Optical Zoom Lens (Equivalent)

+ POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)

+ 1 cm macro mode

+ AF assist lamp

+ 3.0-inch 460,000-dot Intelligent LCD Display

+ EVF 202k Pixels

+ ISO 100 – 3200 (ISO6400 high sensitivity mode)

+ Full HD video recording, stereo sound

+ 10fps full resolution continuous shooting

+ Creative Control Feature

+ Intelligent Auto Mode

+ Full Manual Override

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