Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Review

Overall Score

46

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 202k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 120 x 81 x 92 mm, 493g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Overview


First introduced in July, 2012, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Panasonic FZ60 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Sensor resolution of Panasonic FZ60 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Panasonic FZ60 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic FZ60


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
Long Battery Life: 450 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
23 Focus Points
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
202k dot Viewfinder Resolution
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.2
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 has an Overall Score of 46/100 and ranked #233 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #596 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic FZ60 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
53
Value for money score
63
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 FZ60


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 weighs 493g and has external dimensions of 120 x 81 x 92mm (4.72 x 3.19 x 3.62"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Panasonic FZ60 is 101 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ60
493g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic FZ60
92mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-FZ60 Dimensions Lumix DMC-FZ60
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic FZ70 606 g 493 g 130 x 97 x 118 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 493 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic FZ300 691 g 493 g 132 x 92 x 117 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Panasonic FZ100 540 g 493 g 124 x 82 x 92 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 493 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Panasonic FZ1000 831 g 493 g 137 x 99 x 131 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Panasonic FZ47 498 g 493 g 120 x 80 x 92 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR Fujifilm HS35EXR 687 g 493 g 131 x 97 x 126 mm 120 x 81 x 92 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-FZ60
Announced July, 2012
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 202
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 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, 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 450 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 493 g
Physical Dimensions 120 x 81 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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