Panasonic Lumix FS25 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 12.1-megapixel resolution captures enough detail for poster-size prints
  • 5x MEGA optical image-stabilized zoom
  • 29mm wide-angle Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens
  • Intelligent Auto (iA) mode
  • Face Detection
  • 3.0-inch LCD screen
  • Capture images to SD/SDHC memory cards (not included)
  • Release Date: 2009-02-04
  • Final Grade: 85 B

B

Panasonic Lumix FS25
12.1-megapixel resolution captures enough detail for poster-size prints; 5x MEGA optical image-stabilized zoom; 29mm wide-angle Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens; Intelligent Auto (iA) mode; Face Detection; 3.0-inch LCD screen; Capture images to SD/SDHC memory cards (not included)
By , Last updated on: 5/18/2014

Panasonic's FS25 is a powerful point and shoot that is an excellent choice for someone looking for a step up from the entry level. A 5x MEGA optical image-stabilized zoom and 12.1-megapixel resolution allows you to get close to action without fear of losing picture quality. Intelligent Auto and Face Detection technology allow you to pick the precise moment to shoot, ensuring smiles all around. Finally, a 3-inch LCD screen makes taking and reviewing your pictures easier than ever.

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