Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27

The Good The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 is a straightforward point-and-shoot with a flexible lens and useful touch-screen operation.

The Bad Its 16-megapixel resolution is a bit of a waste and you can't use the optical zoom while recording movies.

The Bottom Line Simple and satisfying, Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FH27 is an excellent point-and-shoot value.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 8.0
  • Features 7.0
  • Performance 7.0
  • Image quality 7.0
7.4 Overall

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Review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27

There are a lot of people out there who simply want an affordable camera that takes a decent picture in auto, has some extra zoom power, and can still be slipped in a pocket. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 is just that. With camera manufacturers trying to jam in as many features as possible in some models, the FH27 is notable for having only two big features: an 8x, 28mm wide-angle lens and a 3-inch touch screen. The rest of it is pure point-and-shoot backed by Panasonic's reliable Intelligent Auto (iA) mode, a healthy selection of scene modes, and 720p HD movie capture. The touch screen adds a bit of glitz, helping it stand out in the congested compact-camera market.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $200
  • Brand Panasonic
  • Digital Camera Type compact
  • Weight 5.01 oz
  • Sensor Resolution 16.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric) 10.9 mm ( 1/2.33" )
  • Optical Sensor Type CCD
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model Black

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