Summary

Our Score

8/10

User Score

Review Price £159.95

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX550 - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.

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Here's the usual test shot of the west window of Exeter cathedral to compare detail and sharpness with other cameras. See below for a full-res crop or click to download the full-sized version.

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There's no real improvement in overall detail compared to the FX500.

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The lens produces almost no barrel distortion at wide angle.

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Centre sharpness is reasonably good.

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Corner sharpness is also good, with no chromatic aberration.

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