Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Review

Overall Score

46

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 4 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 120 x 80 x 92 mm, 498g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Overview


First introduced in July, 2011, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Panasonic FZ47 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47

Sensor resolution of Panasonic FZ47 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Panasonic FZ47 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic FZ47


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
Long Battery Life: 400 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
4.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
23 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.2
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 has an Overall Score of 46/100 and ranked #224 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #603 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic FZ47 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
52
Value for money score
62
Portability score
81
Overall score
46
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic FZ47


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 weighs 498g and has external dimensions of 120 x 80 x 92mm (4.72 x 3.15 x 3.62"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Panasonic FZ47 is 106 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ47
498g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ47
92mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-FZ47 Dimensions Lumix DMC-FZ47
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 498 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic FZ70 606 g 498 g 130 x 97 x 118 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 498 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Panasonic FZ150 528 g 498 g 124 x 82 x 92 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Panasonic FZ60 493 g 498 g 120 x 81 x 92 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Panasonic FZ100 540 g 498 g 124 x 82 x 92 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 498 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Canon SX50 HS 595 g 498 g 123 x 87 x 106 mm 120 x 80 x 92 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-FZ47
Announced July, 2011
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 4.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 400 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 498 g
Physical Dimensions 120 x 80 x 92 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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