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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

At a Glance
At a Glance
  • The Lumix DMC-ZS5 brushes aside most fancy extras and gets down to brass tacks. Its manual controls and fast-focusing 12X-optical-zoom lens make it a big step up from 2009's Lumix DMC-ZS3. Read the full review


    • 12x optical zoom lens with excellent autofocus
    • Practically silent zoom-lens motors
    • Manual aperture, shutter, and exposure controls


    • Sometimes has trouble with extreme macro shots
    • Images often look underexposed
    • Maximum aperture is f3.3

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