Panasonic Lumix FS35 Review

Panasonic Lumix FS35

The Panasonic Lumix FS35 digital camera is ideal for those who want to achieve excellent, crisp picture quality without the fuss of manual settings. This makes it the perfect choice for those looking for a reasonably priced camera without compromising on quality.

This compact digital camera has 16.1 megapixels, which is a good amount for a camera in this price range, as well as a 28mm wide-angle optical zoom lens and 10x intelligent zoom. Great for landscapes and large group photos, the Panasonic Lumix FS35 lets you obtain exceptionally natural expressions from both people and animals.

The lightweight easy to handle design makes the Panasonic Lumix FS35 a great little digital camera to take everywhere; not only is it ideal for parties and family gatherings, it’s great for taking on holidays where luggage space might be an issue.

For the more adventurous or advanced user, the Panasonic Lumix FS35 has a number of settings to enable users to adjust to various scenarios. Pictures can be taken in normal mode for the easiest option, macro mode for close-ups of flowers and insects which provide amazing detail and via a variety of scene selectors.

My Scene Mode allows a user to choose from options such as portrait, scenery, fireworks and more and motion picture mode allows for video capture, with resolution options of 720p HD, 640x480 or 320x240.

A variety of other options can be selected such as picture size, aspect ratio, colour mode (with a choice of: normal, natural, vivid, black and white, sepia, cool and war), red-eye removal, image stabilising and much more.

The Panasonic Lumix FS35 digital camera comes in a range of stylish colours and takes colour-rich, detailed photographs with the minimum of fuss, making it a great choice for those looking for an inexpensive digital camera whilst retaining the peace of mind of a top brand.

Panasonic Lumix FS35 digital camera specifications:

  • Camera Effective Pixels: 16.1 Megapixels
  • Aperture: F3.3 - 5.9/ 2-Step (F3.3 - 10 (W) / F5.9 - 18 (T))
  • Zoom: Optical 8x / intelligent zoom 10x / Focal Length: f=5-40mm (28-224mm in 35mm equiv.)
  • Optical Image Stabiliser: MEGA O.I.S.
  • Focusing Area: Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm – infinity, Macro / Intelligent AUTO / Motion Picture: Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100cm – infinity
  • Shutter Speed: Still, approx. 8 - 1/1600 sec, Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60sec. Interval approx. 1.1 sec
  • Motion Picture Recording: 4:3: VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG), 16:9: HD Movie 1280x720 pixels, 24fps (Motion JPEG)
  • ISO Sensitivity: I.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600, High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400) Image Parameters
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
  • Travel Date / World Time: Yes / Yes
  • Display: LCD Monitor: 6.7cm (2.7") TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)
  • Built-in-Flash: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced off
  • Recording Media: Built-in Memory: 70MB, Expandable: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Interface: AV Output (PAL), USB2.0 High speed
  • Power: Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 660mAh) (Included)
    Battery life (approx.): 250 pictures (CIPA Standard)