Impressive 24x zoom lens
Good noise performance at low ISO settings
'nice chunky controls'
'LCD not as flexible as would have liked.'
'poor screen resolution'
Nice manual zoom lens
'Slower than its predecessor overall.'
'The SX20's video quality is very decent as well.'
'It's image quality is superb, the controls and menu are easy to use, and its video mode is almost good enough to make you leave your dedicated camcorder at home when you go on holidays.'
'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. '
'This is a very competent camera and a good value considering its feature set. '
'the Canon PowerShot SX10 is lightweight.'
'With a monumental 20x optical zoom lens and DSLR styled architecture, this camera will fool most onlookers into thinking you freelance for the New York Times. '
'The PowerShot S5 was easily one of the best cameras in the ultra zoom class.'
'low quality LCD'
'Performance was quite slow with slow focusing, particularly at the telephoto end, and the switch on time was noticeably slow at 4.1 seconds.'
Photos are very crisp and sharp
Focusing is pretty fast
'not the fastest camera'
'FZ28 the ultimate, super-versatile automatic camera'
'Good range of manual controls. '
'ISO 1600 still noisy'