The FZ60 offers a lengthy optical zoom in a well-featured package, but image purists won't be satisfied with just JPEG capture and a steep price.
Looking for an 8x optical zoom touchscreen camera? The FH27 could fit the bill, providing you're not too fussed about physical buttons and exemplary image quality.
Unless you need a slimline, bare-bones camera, steer clear of the FH5 and get one of the many more pleasing options in the Lumix compact range.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 is an excellent blend of usability, features, and photo quality.
If you absolutely must have a 12-megapixel compact camera, the DMC-FX100 isn't a bad choice, but you can find better performing cameras with lower pixel counts for the same money.
Image stabilization, a 6X zoom lens, and solid image quality make the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2K a versatile snapshot camera.
The Lumix DMC-FP8 lives up to Panasonic's speedy performance claims; its photo quality isn't bad, either.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 is a very good ultracompact camera with a lot of shooting flexibility. It's just its slow performance that's keeping it from achieving excellence.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 has a broad set of manual controls, image stabilization, and a wide lens and sensor crammed into a compact package.
A basic ultracompact point-and-shoot with a touch screen, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 can outshoot the average camera phone.