Big, easy-to-press controls
Image quality is great
Wide-ranging zoom, affordable, manual modes
Good colour and white balance performance
'On the small and light side for a typical megazoom, the camera feels a little plasticky '
'The DMC-FZ35 excels in manual controls and low-light video footage, and it offers near-perfect automatic settings, unique scene modes, and a slew of imaging options'
'In a surprisingly light (0.9-pound) frame, the 12-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 provides an 18x-optical-zoom Leica lens (27mm to 486mm) with good optical image stabilisation. '
'Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FZ35 is quite simply one of the best fixed-lens cameras out there for both stills and HD video. '
'bright and clear to use, but with 115k pixels looks much coarser than the S5 IS's screen.'
'I found the camera and controls nicely fit my medium-sized hand'
'I was able to take 16 shots before the card was full.'
'ISO 1,600 images are rough at 5x7, with very grainy shadows, and a more pointillist painting feel throughout, which doesn't get much better at 4x6.'
Good build quality, excellent battery life
Expansive 12.5x optical zoom range
'advanced compact camera'
'a fast camera'
'company's latest super-zoom digital camera'
'Tilt-and-swivel 3.0 inch LCD.'
So many settings and sub-settings to choose from
Nicely designed compact digital camera
Great value for its feature set
'not the fastest camera'
'FZ28 the ultimate, super-versatile automatic camera'
'Good range of manual controls. '
'ISO 1600 still noisy'