Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 / DMC-FH20

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 / DMC-FH20
78
Based on 10 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Slim and small, Faster focusing, Nice colour rendition

Cons:

  • Dated styling with switches, Poor flash performance, Poor menu design, No zoom while filming video.
  • Image corners are pretty soft, Entire image soft at full telephoto, Strong barrel distortion at wide-angle, moderate pincushion at telephoto, Moderate to high chromatic aberration, Mushy images at higher ISOs, Slower AF times than competition, Few manu...

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on -

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20K ($179 list)—not to be confused with the brand new Lumix DMC-GF2—is a compact camera that "can easily go wherever you do," according to the company. This consumer camera comes equipped with a 14.1 megapixel...

By eTech Reviews on -

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20 is a compact sub $180 camera having 8x zoom wide angle lens, HD movie capture, and .. well, nothing else. That is all you get; I am not complaining but this is pretty basic camera made for entry level users. The photo quality...

By CNET UK on 80

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 is a competent compact camera, with an 8x zoom. There's nothing revolutionary about it, but it lets you point, shoot and get decent results with minimal...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

So apart from the smaller screen, lack of touch panel operation, and slightly different button layout at the back, the Panasonic FS33 and FS30 are one camera and the same, with a modest price difference. For a manufacturer's suggested 179.99...

By Camera Labs on 83

A 14 megapixel sensor, 8x optical zoom and HD video recording capabilities are features that you'd normally expect to have to dig deep into your pocket for, so there's no question the Panasonic Lumix FS30 / FH20 represents excellent value for...

By The Imaging Resource on -

For a basic tote-anywhere camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20 is a good option especially since it's readily available for less than $175 at legitimate online retailers. It's extremely compact but has an 8x optical zoom that starts out at a...

By Cameras UK on 85

The Panasonic Lumix DMC FS30 is a small digital camera offering some extra zoom compared to most models. I think this camera does an excellent job offering impressive picture quality. The Panasonic Lumix DMC FS30 is a compact digital camera offering...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 costs 165 if you get it in silver, red or blue but expect to pay 175 for the black model. For that price, I'm not expecting a revolutionary camera that will blow me away with an immense performance and market...

By Photography Bay on -

One of the many point and shoot cameras announced at CES 2010 was the Panasonic FH20. I spent a little while at CES checking out the new camera and its siblings.The FH20 is at the top end of the new cameras in the FH lineup. The other new cameras,...

By DigitalCameraInfo on -

It's hard to know how impressed you should be about a camera untill you know how much you're paying for it, and Panasonic won't release that information until 30 days before the FH20 starts shipping. And, of course, image quality is unknown...

By TechRadar on 80

The megapixel wars are over, or so they say.In the ferocious market for sub-200 compact cameras, precious few have a pixel count higher than 12 million.The Canon 980IS has 14.7 megapixels but the Panasonic Lumix FS30 is joining otherwise rare...

International Review By CNET France on 76

Le Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 est un appareil photo numrique efficace. La qualit des vidos et des images est au rendez-vous avec des couleurs chaudes et peu de...

International Review By PC for Alla on 80

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International Review By TecnoZoom on 70

Dal design elegante e compatto, la Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 una fotocamera digitale compatta dotato del necessario per ottenere belle foto con il minimo sforzo. Presenta una risoluzione molto elevata, uno zoom potente, lo stabilizzatore ottico,...

International Review By Magnus.de on 62

Die solide 8-fach-Zoomkamera Panasonic DMC-FS30 ist kompakt und kombiniert einen ziemlich schnellen Autofokus mit einer ordentlichen...