Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 - Test Shots – Zoom, Contrast and Colour



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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. ”

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

The wide angle end is equivalent to 25mm.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

The telephoto end is equivalent to 600mm.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

With Intelligent Resolution Technology the effective focal length can be increased to 700mm with little loss of image quality.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

Dynamic range is pretty good for a 14MP small-sensor camera.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

With Intelligent Exposure the shadow detail is greatly improved.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 test photo

Colour rendition is very good.


Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Design & Features 10
  • Image Quality 8
  • Build Quality 9


Camera type Super Zoom
Megapixels (Megapixel) 14.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 24x
Image Sensor 1.2/33-inch CCD
Optical focal length 4.5-108mm
Shutter speed 60-1/2000
Auto focus Face/ AF Tracking/ Multi (23pt)/ 1pt (flexible/scaling)
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 4320x3240
Other resolutions 3648x2736, 3072x2304, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4320x2880, 3648x2432, 3072x2048, 2560x1712, 2048x1360, 640x424, 4320x2432, 3648x2056, 3072x1728, 2560x1440, 1920x1080, 640x360, 3232x3232, 2736x2736, 2304x2304, 1920x1920, 1536x1536, 480x480
Focus range Normal: Wide 30cm to infinity, Tele 200cm to infinity, Macro AF/MF/Intelligent AUTO: Wide 1cm to infinity, Tele 100cm to infinity
Exposure control P, A, S, M
Exposure metering Multi-pattern, centre-weighted, spot
Image Stabilisation Optical
ISO settings Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800 1600 (High sensitivity 1600-6400)
LCD Monitor 3-inch, 201k dots
Viewfinder Electronic, 0.2-inch, 201k dots, 100% FOV
Flash range 0.3 to 9.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 to 5.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Flash modes Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync, Forced Off, Flash Synchro, 1st/2nd
White balance modes Auto, daylight, cloudy, shade, flash, halogen, colour, temperature, white set 1/2
Drive modes Full-resolution image, 11fps max. 15 images, High-speed burst max. 60fps (2.5MP for 4:3, 3MP for 3:2, 3.5MP for 16:9, 2MP for 1:1)
Image formats RAW, JPEG
Picture adjustments Contrast, sharpness, saturation, noise reduction
Video (max res/format) 1920x1080, 50i, stereo audio
Movie length 110 mins
Self timer 2/10/10x3 seconds
Memory card slot Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Card
Supplied memory 40MB built-in memory
Batteries supplied 894mAh Li-on
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output PAL, NTSC
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
AV Out Yes
Manual Basic printed guide, full manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 124.3mm
Depth (Millimeter) 81.2mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 496g, 540g including battery and cardkg