The Panasonic SZ7 is a slimline compact camera with a very useful 10x optical zoom lens. However, it has still been built to a price, as demonstrated by its average screen.
Typical price: $279.00
For its price, the 14-megapixel SZ7 and its 10x zoom lens are capable of turning out some nice pictures.
A speedy little camera with a long lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 performs beyond its tiny price tag.
Because of its delightfully designed shell, we really wanted to love the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5. Unfortunately, its outward beauty meant that compromises had to be made elsewhere, such as the low-res screen and poor video resolution. These drawbacks mean that we're unable to fully open our hearts to it.
Typical price: $249.00
The LX7 is an excellent advanced compact camera with great photo quality. We highly recommend investing in a better lens cap for a pain-free photography experience.
Typical price: $649.00
This is Panasonic's flagship ILC thus far, bringing excellent image quality and a very fleshed-out feature set to the range.
If you pick up the Lumix DMC-FS7 you won't be disappointed as it's a great camera for someone who is not too fussy about having all the bells and whistles, and simply takes great pictures.
Typical price: $389.00
If it wasn't for the clunky mode dial and lack of manual controls, we would have no qualms about recommending the TZ7 to anyone looking for a compact camera with a 12x optical zoom and HD video recording.
Typical price: $769.00
At CES 2012 in Las Vegas, Senior Editor Josh Goldman gives us a First Look at the Panasonic Lumix SZ7, a tiny compact camera with a powerful lens.