The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 has a striking resemblance with it predecessor. On a very careful look you will notice a longer zoom lens, which is only apparent difference, but there are some major differences inside. In order to know about those, we’ll have to go through the whole digital camera bit by bit.
The Panasonic Lumix FZ28 has a wider 18x lens which was absent in all of its predecessors, and it is optically stabilized via Panasonic Mega O.I.S technology. With the new advancement in the AF technology, Panasonic has made this digital camera to lock focus on the objects and capture the picture even if the object is not stationary.
The Panasonic Lumix FZ28 is equipped with the following capture modes.
- Intelligent Auto.
- Programme mode.
- Aperture Priority
- Shutter priority
- Custom Mode.
- Motion Picture.
Built and Body:
The FZ28 is built in “mini SLR” style which is mostly used in the ultra zoom digital cameras, with a long zoom and a firm hand grip. It has a plastic body which may not look attractive amongst the dashing metallic cameras, but certainly not look bad. It has mini joystick controller which can be used along with the directional pad for menu.
It has 2.7 inch with 230,000 dot display equipped with electronic viewfinder. The FZ28 display is a little sluggish in the bright and low lights, but it work fairly well in moderate light conditions.
Auto Focus: The Panasonic FZ28 has the AF technology which enables it to function automatically, as it capture the moving objects and capture a sharp and well focused image.
Lens and zoom: The Fz28 has 18x zoom with a 10.1-megapixil resolution, which make it easy to capture the far away images. The zoom can be increased to 32.1x and this both zoom options make the digital camera the ideal, equally for landscapes photo shots and indoors.
Flash: The FZ28 has an additional popup flash for dim light photo shooting.
Image quality and stability: The Panasonic FZ28 is equipped with Mega O.I.S. which enables the enable the great image stabilization and a great image can be captured even with shaky hands. As far as the image quality is concerned, the colors are sharp and distinctive, with rather good saturation and fair shadow capture.
Battery life: Panasonic FZ28 has a superb SLR battery which will never deceive you and will go on capturing one shot after and other.
- 2.7 inch LCD, 230,000 dot display.
- 10.1 megapixels resolution.
- 18x zoom that can be increased up to 32.1X zoom.
- 6 shooting modes: Intelligent Auto, programme, Aperture, Custom (C1, C2), Motion Picture.
- Multimedia Card memory, with SD and SDHC and 50MB internal memory.
- Rechargeable battery.
- AV input, USB port, DC input.
- Pop up Flash.
- 60-1/2000 seconds shutter speed.
- ISO 100-1600
Unique Selling Point:
- Sharp and distinctive picture.
- Excellent battery life
- Powerful Flash unit.
- Improved zoom lens.
- Noisy photo capture.
- Plastic body.