Review posted for Panasonic FX500! |
Zig Weidelich, The Imaging Resource
(Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 19:47 EDT)
With a solid, metal body, the Panasonic FX500 is a handsome 10-megapixel pocket digital camera with a secret: its 3-inch LCD is also a touchscreen, with which you can actually select what object you want to focus on with a simple touch.
But that's not all that's interesting about the Panasonic Lumix FX500. Its 25-125mm lens exhibits unusually low barrel or pincushion distortion, and it sports optical image stabilization as well. An Intelligent Auto mode analyses the scene and automatically sets the Panasonic FX500 to the proper Scene mode, and Face Detection is capable of detecting up to 15 faces in a scene.
We did find ourselves unimpressed with the touchscreen, however, and found images at all ISO settings to be a little too noisy for our taste. Click here for our review of the Panasonic FX500.