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Excellent Choice!


great quality pictures, easy to use

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This is the first Panasonic digital camera I've bought, and I'm quite pleased with it. It's very easy to use, the menu works really well, and even novices can figure it out quickly. It's small and compact, easy to carry around, which is useful for vacations. Takes no time to start, so you don't have to wait for it to load or anything, and it takes really high quality pictures in most conditions!
The optical zoom is excellent, and the camera takes really sharp pictures on even the maximum zoom! There's also an electronic zoom if you need to use that.
For a camera that takes pictures with this high a zoom, and good quality, I'm extremely happy! I'd suggest you get it if you want these specific features!

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j088659 09.07.2008 18:27

Hi I ordered this camera a couple days ago, I wish there was a more detailed review on here :(, still your words sound encouraging. thanks.

khiadah 05.05.2008 14:46

I need to buy a camera and there could have been more about what the camera could do.

Bollinger28 18.04.2008 13:37

Happy to rerate now it's in your own words.

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Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO auto (1600-6400)
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes Programme, automatic

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