Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 Compact Camera

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Price Best Price: $249.00
Pros
  • High-quality optics
  • Effective modes and auto exposure
Cons
  • A bit pricey
  • Manual modes' interface needs finessing
At A Glance

Not a replacement for your SLR, but a classy little camera that can handle a lot.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number DMC-FX500S DMC-FX37W DMC-FX37S DMC-FX35K

Battery Information

Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Batteries Supported   1 1  
Battery Size Supported   Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size  
Battery Rechargeable   Yes Yes  

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 2.50  " 2.50  " 2.50  "
Touchscreen Yes      
Effective Camera Resolution 10.1  Megapixels 10.1  Megapixels 10.1  Megapixels 10.1  Megapixels

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second 1/2000 Second 1/2000 Second 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second 60 Second 60 Second 8 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction

General Information

Manufacturer Panasonic Panasonic Panasonic Panasonic
UPC Code 037988987818 0037988988037 DMCFX37S DMCFX35K
Manufacturer Part Number DMC-FX500S DMC-FX37W DMC-FX37S DMC-FX35K
Brand Name Panasonic Panasonic Panasonic Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-FX500 Compact Camera Lumix DMC-FX37 Compact Camera Lumix DMC-FX37 Compact Camera Lumix DMC-FX35 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

New! Lumix 10.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with 3.0" Diagonal Touch-Screen LCD, 25mm Wide-Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, Intelligent Auto Mode and HD Output.

New! Lumix 10.1-Megapixel Digital Camera with 25mm Leica DC Vario Elmarit Wide-Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, 2.5 Diagonal Intelligent LCD and HD Output.

New! Lumix 10.1-Megapixel Digital Camera with 25mm Leica DC Vario Elmarit Wide-Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, 2.5 Diagonal Intelligent LCD and HD Output.

New! Lumix 10.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with 25mm Wide-Angle Lens, 4x Optical Zoom, Intelligent Auto Mode, 2.5" Diagonal Intelligent LCD and HD Output.

Product Model DMC-FX500 DMC-FX37 DMC-FX37 DMC-FX35
Product Type Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736 3648 x 2736 3648 x 2736 3648 x 2736

Lens

Optical Zoom 5.0  x 5.0  x 5.0  x 4.0  x
Digital Zoom 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 8 f/2.8 to 8 f/2.8 to 8 f/2.8 to 8
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Optical
Autofocus Points 9 1 1 9
Focus Modes Auto Auto Auto Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 3.94 1.97 1.97 1.97

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC) Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC) Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC) Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-FX500 Digital Camera
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • AC, AV & USB Cables
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Stylus
  • Lumix DMC-FX37 Digital Camera
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • AC, AV & USB Cables
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Stylus
    • Lumix DMC-FX37 Digital Camera
    • Lithium-ion Battery Pack
    • Battery Charger
    • Battery Carrying Case
    • AC, AV & USB Cables
    • Strap
    • CD-ROM
    • Stylus
  • Lumix DMC-FX35 Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • AV & USB Cables
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics

    Height 2.3" 2.0" 2.0" 2.0"
    Width 3.7" 3.7" 3.7" 3.7"
    Depth 0.9" 0.9" 0.9" 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 5.47  oz 4.48  oz 4.48  oz 4.48  oz

    Video

    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG QuickTime Motion JPEG QuickTime Motion JPEG QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps

    Viewfinder

    Viewfinder Type No No No No

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)

    Exposure

    Fair      
    Color

    Poor      
    Sharpness

    Very Good      
    Distortion

    Superior      

    Performance

    Image Quality, Sharpness

    50.5      
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash

    49.5      
    Image Quality, Color

    51.5      
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal

    53.7      
    Battery Life (minutes)

    130.5      
    Image Quality, Exposure

    52.4      
    Number of Shots

    240.0      
    Image Quality, Distortion

    66.4      
    Battery Life Score

    Good      
    Image Quality, Overall

    40.6      
    Number of Batteries

    1      
    Image Quality Score

    Good