Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Review

Overall Score

59

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/1.7 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-200 mm (7.1x) F2.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 103 x 62 x 28 mm, 192g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Overview


First introduced in November, 2013, Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/1.7 (7.44 x 5.58 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Panasonic LF1 comes with a 7.53 x 5.64 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 9.41 mm (0.37").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Sensor resolution of Panasonic LF1 ~ 4009 x 2992 pixels.

Panasonic LF1 has Crop Factor: 4.6

The sensor has a surface area of 42.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,994,928 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic LF1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
RAW Support
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
192g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
NFC Connectivity
AF Face Detection
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
5.9 Lens at Tele
23 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.0
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 has an Overall Score of 59/100 and ranked #75 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #360 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic LF1 Scores
Imaging score
43
Features score
63
Value for money score
73
Portability score
96
Overall score
59
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic LF1


Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 weighs 192g and has external dimensions of 103 x 62 x 28mm (4.06 x 2.44 x 1.1"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Panasonic LF1 is 17 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic LF1
192g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic LF1
28mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-LF1 Dimensions Lumix DMC-LF1
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 192 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Leica C Leica C 195 g 192 g 103 x 63 x 28 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 192 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 192 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic LX7 298 g 192 g 111 x 68 x 46 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 192 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Fujifilm XQ2 Fujifilm XQ2 206 g 192 g 100 x 59 x 33 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 192 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 103 x 62 x 28 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-LF1
Announced November, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
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 1/4000 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 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 12800
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 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 192 g
Physical Dimensions 103 x 62 x 28 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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