Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700 - Test Shots – Zoom, Colour and Contrast



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image. ”


The wide angle end of the zoom is equivalent to 24mm.


The telephoto end is equivalent to 120mm.


Even in standard program mode the FX700 captures plenty of shadow detail.


In iAuto mode the dynamic range is even better.


Despite the overcast conditions the FX700 has captured the colours superbly.


Score in detail

  • Value 5
  • Design & Features 9
  • Image Quality 8
  • Build Quality 9


Camera type Digital Compact, Digital SLR
Megapixels (Megapixel) 14.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 5x
Image Sensor 1/2.33-inch Live MOS
Optical focal length 4.3-21.5mm in 35 film terms
Shutter speed 60secs to 1/2000
Auto focus Face/ AF Tracking/ 11pt, 1pt HS, 1pt/spot
Manual focus No
Max output resolution 4320x3240
Other resolutions 3648x2736, 3072x2304, 2569x1920, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4320x2880,3648x2432, 3072x2048, 2560x1712, 2048x1360, 640x424, 4320x2432, 3648x2056, 3072x1728, 2560x1440, 1920x1080, 640x360, 3232x3232, 2736x2736, 2304x2304, 1920x1920, 1536x1536, 480x480
Focus range Normal: Wide 50cm to infinity/ Tele 100cm to infinity/ Macro/ Intelligent AUTO: 3cm to infinity/ Tele 100cm to infinity
Exposure control Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Exposure metering Intelligent Multiple, Centre-weighted, Spot
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV Step, +/- 2EV
Image Stabilisation Optical/ Power OIS
ISO settings Auto, I.ISO 100, 200, 400, 800 1600 (High sensitivity ISO 1600-6400)
LCD Monitor 3-inch TFT Touch Screen LCD Display, 230k dots
Viewfinder No
Flash range 0.6 to 7.4m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 to 2.8m (Tele/ ISO Auto)
Flash modes Auto, Auto Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off Slow Sync
White balance modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Colour, Temperature, White Set, WhiteBalance Adjustment (2-axis adjustable +9 steps each, Blue/Amber and Magenta/Green bias
Drive modes 2/5/10fps@14MP, 40fps@5MP, 60fps@2.5MP
Image formats JPEG
Picture adjustments Colour effects
Video (max res/format) 1920x1080, 50i (sensor 25p), AVCHD
Movie length AVCHD 80min, Motion JPEG 90min
Self timer 2/10 sec
Memory card slot SD/SDHC/SDXC
Supplied memory 40MB built-in
Batteries supplied 940mAh Li-ion
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output PAL, NTSC, mini HDMI
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
Manual 43-page basic printed guide, full manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 103.5mm
Depth (Millimeter) 55.8mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 155g, 176g including battery and cardkg