Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

  |   by DigitalCameraReview Staff

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 is an 18x ultrazoom with an optically stabilized 27-486mm f/2.8-4.4. A 10.1 megapixel CCD imager captures stills up to 3648×2736 pixels, and HD video at 1280×720. An electronic viewfinder works in conjunction with the FZ28’s 2.7-inch main LCD. Intelligent Auto mode automatically selects the best combination of options for any given shooting situation. Other features include AF Tracking, 37 scene presets, Intelligent ISO, and 13 fps high-speed shooting mode.

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  • Pros

    • Wide range of options offer something for everyone
    • Sharp, vibrant images
    • Cleaner high-sensitivity shooting than the FZ18
    • Excellent in-camera JPEG processing options
    • Strong battery life numbers
    • Extremely solid flash unit

  • Cons

    • HD video looks better than it sounds
    • White balance performance always a bit off
    • ISO 1600 still noisy
    • Some AF weirdness

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