Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Panasonic DSLR Cameras

1. Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera, 18.1 Megapixel Video Camera, 60X Zoom DC VARIO 20-1200mm Len...

User Ratings: 64 8

Panasonic DC-FZ80K First Impressions

"Now about this Camera."

Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. I've had the Panasonic DC-FZ80K for about two weeks now and it's been great! I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Panasonic DSLR Camera well. The different modes are useful.

  • Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera, 18.1 Megapixel Video Camera, 60X Zoom DC VARIO 20-1200mm Lens, F2.8-5.9 Aperture, Power O.I.S. Stabilization, Touch Enabled 3-Inch LCD, Wi-Fi, DC-FZ80K (Black)
  • Point and Shoot Long Zoom Camera : 18.1 megapixel MOS sensor plus 60X zoom DC Vario lens (20 1220millimeter and Power O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) captures far off moments
  • High Resolution View Finder & LCD Display: High resolution 1,170K dot view finder and rear touch enabled 3 inch LCD Display (1040 dots) are clear even in bright sunlight.Lens:14 elements in 12 groups
  • 4K video Capture: 4K QFHD video recording (3840 x 2160) with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes extracts individual high resolution Photos from 4K ultra HD video filmed at 30 frames per second to capture split second moments
  • Low Light Performance : Low light capture lets you enjoy photography during your nightlife again with impressive results; Note : Refer to user manual PDF attached below in technical specification for trouble shooting steps are on page 54
  • USB Charging and WiFi Connectivity: Enjoy Travel Ready technologies like USB charging and Wi Fi connectivity to your mobile device; HDMI D (Micro), Micro USB and USB 2.0 provide additional connectivity to Your favorite devices; Max resolution:4896 x 3672
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DC-FZ80K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DC-FZ80K Final Thoughts

"Work Horse."

No focus peaking, even in live view. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. Very good camera for the size. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. Again, slim margins for a lot of money.

Overall Score
4.3


(1465 Points)

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2. Panasonic Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirr...

User Ratings: 76 5

Panasonic DMC-G7KK First Impressions

"Lordy Lord!"

Some of the extra items are not useful. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. I love the camera and the bundle is OK. Great camera, great bundle and fast shipping.

  • Panasonic Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
  • Professional photo & video : Performance: 16 megapixel micro four thirds sensor with no low pass filter to confidently capture sharp images with a high dynamic range and artifact free performance; WiFi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz 2462 MHz (1 11 ch), Wi Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
  • 4K video Capture: 4K QFHD video recording (3840 x 2160) with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes extracts individual high resolution Photos from 4K ultra HD video filmed at 30 frames per second to capture split second moments
  • Intuitive Controls: Easily control aperture and shutter settings with the front and rear dials while making White balance and ISO adjustments on the fly; Assign favorite settings to any of the six function buttons (six on body, five on menu)
  • High Resolution Viewfinder & LCD Display: High resolution (2,360K dot) OLED live view finder and rear touch Enabled 3 inch tilt/swivel LCD display (1,040 dot) are clear even in bright sunlight.Diagonal Angle of View:75°(W)~29°(T)
  • Connectivity & Ports : 3.5 millimeter external mic port, 2.5 millimeter remote port, USB 2.0 and micro HDMI Type D; Compatible with newer BUS Class UHS I/UHS II SDXC/SDHC SD cards capable of storing high resolution 4K videos
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G7KK
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-G7KK Final Thoughts

"No known issues."

The extra batteries don't work all that well. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. No focus peaking, even in live view. I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today.

Overall Score
4.5


(472 Points)

3. Panasonic Lumix G7KS 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixel Digital Camera, 14-42 mm Lens Kit, DMC-G7KS

User Ratings: 76 5

Panasonic DMC-G7KS First Impressions

"The camera is awesome."

I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! I took a 3 hour workshop on how to use the camera and I am good to go. I love the camera and the bundle is OK.

  • Panasonic Lumix G7KS 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixel Digital Camera, 14-42 mm Lens Kit, DMC-G7KS
  • Superb DSLM image quality without the bulk and weight of traditional DSLRs
  • Never miss a photo with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes
  • Fast and precise auto focusing tracks the subject; Focus mode AFS (single) / AFF (flexible) / AFC (continuous) / MF, AF mode face/eye detection / tracking / 49 area / custom Multi / 1 area / pinpoint
  • Class leading, ultra compact, interchangeable lens and accessory option; HDMI: microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link,video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p, Audio: stereo
  • Unwire your creativity with integrated Wi Fi sharing
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G7KS
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-G7KS Final Thoughts

"It is short though."

Camera, batteries and memory cards all top notch. The LCD screen is easy to see on bright sunny days. This all with my Panasonic DMC-G7KS. I use it with my one year old Panasonic lens. This Panasonic DMC-G7KS takes absolutely beautiful images!

Overall Score
4.5


(472 Points)

4. Panasonic DMC-LX100 (Silver) (International Model)

User Ratings: 39

Panasonic DMC-LX100 First Impressions

"Focus is very fast."

The difference is the excellent Panasonic lens. These are a lot of megapixels. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. So overall the build quality is nice on the Panasonic DMC-LX100.

  • Panasonic DMC-LX100 (Silver) (International Model)
  • 4/3-inch High-sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • F1.7-2.8 24-75mm LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX Lens
  • 4K Video Recording Capability with 4K Photo Mode
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-LX100
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-LX100 Final Thoughts

"Modeling, it's fine."

Thank you Amazon and thank you Panasonic! It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. The pictures were clear and a came out great. I have already taken it on 3 vacations. Panasonic still services this camera.

Overall Score
4.0


(8 Points)

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5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70/DMC-G7 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Black Body Only) - Inter...

Panasonic DMC-G70EG-K First Impressions

"Lenses are everything."

Panasonic still services this camera. This is an excellent camera for beginners. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. I have already taken it on 3 vacations. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise.

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70/DMC-G7 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Black Body Only) - International Version (No Warranty)
  • 16 MP Live MOS Sensor Venus Engine 9 Image Processor
  • Micro Four Thirds System 2.36m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen 4K UHD Video Recording at 30/24 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity Up to 8 fps Shooting with AF & ISO 25600,DFD AF System, 4K Photo Modes
  • Camera is Brand New May Com In Kit Box (Lens Removed)
  • Batteries: 1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G70EG-K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-G70EG-K Final Thoughts

"Well done Panasonic."

I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. This all with my Panasonic DMC-G70EG-K. I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. Some of the extra items are not useful. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today.

Overall Score
5.0


(5 Points)

6. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera + Extra Battery + 64GB

User Ratings: 61

Panasonic DMC-FZ300K-3 First Impressions

"For me it was a steal."

I have really enjoyed putting this lens through its paces. However on contacting Panasonic about it, they sent us a memory card. This all with my Panasonic DMC-FZ300K-3. The software also defaults to save your original pic. Everything was fine with the kit - great value!

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera + Extra Battery + 64GB
  • Kit Includes 11 Products --- All Brand New Items + Full Usa Warranties.
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera - 12.1 MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor, Venus Engine Image Processor, Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8 Lens, 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent), 1.44m-Dot 0.7x OLED EVF, 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Free Angle Touchscreen, 4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps, Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity, ISO 6400, 12 fps Shooting, 4K Photo Mode, 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+, DFD AF System
  • Extra Rechargeable Battery
  • 64GB SDXC Memory Card
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-FZ300K-3
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-FZ300K-3 Final Thoughts

"THAT GRIP!"

This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! They are simply great cameras now at a very attractive price point. It's terrific and you won't go wrong. Great camera, great bundle and fast shipping. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that.

Overall Score
4.2


(2 Points)

7. Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Wi-Fi C4K Digital Camera Body with DMW-XLR1 Adapter + 128GB Card + Battery +...

Panasonic K-101468-65 First Impressions

"I love this camera!"

This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! This is a great entry level camera. This all with my Panasonic K-101468-65. However on contacting Panasonic about it, they sent us a memory card. I love this camera a lot so far!

  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Wi-Fi C4K Digital Camera Body with DMW-XLR1 Adapter + 128GB Card + Battery + Backpack + Monitor + LED Light + 2 Mics Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 13 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Wi-Fi C4K Digital Camera Body + [2] Panasonic Microphone Adapter + [3] SanDisk 128GB SDXC I U3 Card +
  • [4] Spare Battery + [5] Feelworld T7 7" 4K Monitor + [6] Spare NP-F550 NP-F570 Battery +
  • [7] Vidpro XM-55 Microphone Kit + [8] Vidpro Lavalier Microphone + [9] PD 150 LED Video Light Set +
  • [10] PD-BPT Rolling Backpack + [11] Vivitar HDMI to HDMI Cable + [12] Vidpro VB-3 3-Shoe Y-Bracket + [13] PD 6pc Complete Cleaning Kit
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic K-101468-65
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic K-101468-65 Final Thoughts

"Really great Panasonic DSLR Camera!"

This, in my opinion is a great camera to start learning on. Just buy this, you will not regret it. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This lens is a good complement to the existing ones I have. I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. Canon EOS M50 Wi-Fi Digital ILC Camera & EF-M 15-45mm & 55-200mm is STM Lens (Black) with 64GB Card ...

Canon K-101979-11 First Impressions

"It's loaded!"

The LCD screen is easy to see on bright sunny days. So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. This, in my opinion is a great camera to start learning on. And because it is older, you can get it cheaper. The pictures were clear and a came out great.

  • Canon EOS M50 Wi-Fi Digital ILC Camera & EF-M 15-45mm & 55-200mm is STM Lens (Black) with 64GB Card + Battery + Charger + Flash + Tripod + Cases + Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 16 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Canon EOS M50 Wi-Fi Digital ILC Camera & EF-M 15-45mm & 55-200mm IS STM Lens (Black) + [2] Transcend 64GB SDXC U3 Card + [3] Spare LP-E12 Battery for Canon + [4] Battery Charger for LP-E12 +
  • [5] Vivitar 49mm UV Glass Filter + [6] Vivitar 52mm UV Glass Filter + [7] Vivitar SF-4000 Slave Flash + [8] Vivitar HF-TR59 59" Tripod +
  • [9] PD Mini Sling Backpack + [10] PD Neoprene Sling Strap + [11] HDMI to Micro-HDMI Cable (6') + [12] PD SD & MicroSD Card Reader +
  • [13] PD 6pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [14] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case + [15] LCD Screen Protectors + [16] Image Recovery Software
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon K-101979-11
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon K-101979-11 Final Thoughts

"Work Horse."

This camera just feels good in the hands. These are a lot of megapixels. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. These are a lot of megapixels.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera Body (Black), Wi-Fi Enabled, 4K Video with Step Up Kit

User Ratings: 80 3

Olympus First Impressions

"Very easy to operate."

However on contacting Olympus about it, they sent us a memory card. We love the Olympus , but let's talk about the accessories. First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. This Olympus takes absolutely beautiful images!

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera Body (Black), Wi-Fi Enabled, 4K Video with Step Up Kit
  • In body 5 axis image stabilization for blur free stills and smooth 4K video
  • 16 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • 4K 30P video plus HD 120 frames per second high speed video
  • M. Zuiko Digital ED 25mm F1. 8 (50mm in 35mm equivalent)
  • The 25mm F1. 8 is the ideal, all-around lens. Capture tack sharp portraits with beautifully defocused backgrounds. The perfect combination of power and portability - perfect everyday lens.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"Now onto the bundle."

I've had the Olympus for about two weeks now and it's been great! The different modes are useful. I use it with my one year old Olympus lens. I have really enjoyed putting this lens through its paces. And because it is older, you can get it cheaper.

Overall Score
4.6


(173 Points)

10. Canon EOS 90D Digital SLR Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DIGIC 8 Image Processor, 4K Video, ...

User Ratings: 80 4

Canon 3616C002 First Impressions

"Easy to carry."

Some of the extra items are not useful. I've had the Canon 3616C002 for about two weeks now and it's been great! I love this camera a lot so far! Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. Some of the extra items are not useful.

  • Canon EOS 90D Digital SLR Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DIGIC 8 Image Processor, 4K Video, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, and 3.0 Inch Vari-Angle Touch LCD Screen, [Body Only], Black
  • High image quality with 32.5 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor
  • High-speed continuous shooting of up to 10 fps with no time Lag during ovf shooting
  • 4K UHD 30P/ Full HD 120P video
  • 45-Point All Cross-type AF System* supports up to 27 points with an F/8 metering
  • Equipped with an approx. 220, 000 Pixel new AE sensor and EOS iTR AF (face detection)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3616C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 3616C002 Final Thoughts

"Fast saves."

The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. This Canon 3616C002 takes absolutely beautiful images! I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. Just what my wife needed for her travels.

Overall Score
4.6


(78 Points)

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