Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3
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  • Small and lightweight; fast startup; simple operation.
  • Optical image stabilization; good HD video quality.


  • Slow touch-screen interface; mediocre features and photos for price.
  • No wide-angle lens; confusing combination of physical buttons and touchscreen; image quality can be better.

Expert reviews and ratings

By cnet on 60

A basic ultracompact point-and-shoot with a touch screen, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 can outshoot the average camera...

By AsiaOne on

An affordable touchscreen compact that...

By CNET Asia on 77

The FP3 is an acceptable compact if you don't jack up the ISO settings, though the lack of a wide-angle lens really dampens the deal....

By CNET Australia on 77

As long as you avoid high ISO levels and don't expect a true touchscreen experience, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 is a decent compact...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

The touch screen makes for slightly fussy operation, though its responsive and image results are consistent. The build and price provide excellent...

By infoSync World on

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By Cameras UK on 86

The Panasonic Lumix DMC FP3 is very impressive. It sports a 3 inch, touch controlled LCD screen, is easy to use and picture quality compares very well against other small, pocket sized digital cameras. The Lumix DMC FP3 also has a simple yet...

By on 80

With high-resolution photos and video on offer, the trade off is that images are very grainy in low light Good points Quick to respond; pocket size; good zoom range Bad points Average performance in low light; cannot zoom in movie mode; fingertips...

By Expert Reviews on 40

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FP3 is packed with features, but the clunky interface and poor image quality make this a disappointing compact camera....

By CNET UK on 52

No-one's going to buy a 14.1-megapixel super-slim camera and expect it to perform like a digital SLR, but you'd hope the latest-generation models would improve noticeably on what's gone before. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 doesn't even do...

By Pocket-lint on 80

The FP3 features a build quality that trumps others in its price bracket, and a feature set that, given this is an unassuming snapshot model in all other respects, is impressive for the costKey specs14 megapixels, 3-inch screen, Li-ion battery, SD,...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

So do the features of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 collectively stack up to offer yet another candidate for the casual photographer's perfect travel companion? The inclusion of HD video (but not HDMI connectivity) alongside the whopping stills...