Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 review: 49 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Canon EOS R: 5655

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
400shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

498g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/20000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
50% have it

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
46% have it

12. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
72% have it

13. pixel density

326ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

14. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

15. battery power

895mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
26% have it

17. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
54% have it

18. volume

882.23cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

19. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
30% have it

20. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
35% have it

21. width

79.8mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
89% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

24. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
62% have it

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47
87% have it

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