If you just want a decent compact megazoom, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5 is one of the better options thanks to a well-rounded feature set and very good photo quality at lower ISOs.
Check out an examination of photo quality from the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5, a compact camera featuring a wide-angle 12x zoom lens, HD movie capture, and semimanual and manual shooting modes.
As a step down from the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7, the DMC-ZS5 loses a few of its linemate's extra features, but keeps the 12x zoom lens, manual shooting modes, and other key features.
Check out photos of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 and DMC-ZS5, its latest compact feature-packed megazooms.
With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the convenience of a single fixed lens.
Panasonic hopes 4K video and a multitude of ways to capture action will lure you away from an entry-level dSLR.
With really good photo and video quality, a great set of features and generally class-leading performance, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is probably one of our favorite compact cameras ever. It's not for the inexperienced, though.
While the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is undeniably pricey and bulky, its wealth of photography kit helps it achieve image quality that's unrivalled in the smartphone world. If you love the idea of always having a great camera to hand but don't want to be weighed down with two devices, the Lumix CM1 is the phone for you.
There's just enough new here to make this interchangeable-lens model worth a look.
Announced at CES 2015, Panasonic has dropped the resolution of its popular compact travel zoom from 18 megapixels to 12 increasing pixel size for better results regardless of lighting conditions.