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PanasonicLumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Silver)
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Good image quality (4)
  • Compact (3)
  • Image stabilization (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family photos (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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4.0

Child Friendly

By Bing B

from Manila, Philippines

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Nice Body Color

Cons

  • Limited Zoom

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel

Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Black):

An easy product to use. Even my 3 year old son can use this product. Amazing quality, solid (tested by a 3 year old) and good quality photos. A bit of a lag when you go from camera to preview function. In all it is a good point and shoot cam. This is my first Lumix cam and I think will save up to buy the higher version.

  • Ease of Operation:
  • 10
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Great pocket camera

By wanna be photog

from los angeles, ca

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos

    Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Black):

    Very low profile, easily fits into my pocket. Most components are plastic making this a very light camera. Very good pictures. Not as many settings as I would like, mostly automatic. I let my kids take pics with it because of this. Easy for them

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Good Cheap Little Camera

    By el Dirty

    from Nueva Jersey

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 720p video
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

    • Lag / Shutter Delay
    • Limited Zoom

    Best Uses

    • Candid snapshots

    Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Black):

    I got the camera as a compact one for weekends that I go out to Red Bull games to take pictures and videos of friends and fans, without draining the battery on my Nokia N8 (Smartphone with 12MP Carl Ziess camera). The Lumix fits nicely in the pocket, and shoots quality pictures for a point and shoot, as well as HD video.

    There aren't any qualms to be held about it, but I came into the purchase knowing I wasn't buying a DSLR, just a camera to take pictures for Facebook and YouTube videos. The two issues that you may need to consider are:

    1 - The camera doesn't reset to picture mode after being turned off while last mode was video mode.

    2 - You need a Class 6 or greater SD card for shooting video.

    • Ease of Operation:
    • 8
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Very good value for the money

    By jkats

    from Oxnard, CA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Nice Body Color
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

    • No Viewfinder
    • Vid limit is 2GB ~10min

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Video

    Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Blue):

    Bought this camera for my niece who turned 13. For the price ([$]), you'd be hard-pressed to find another quality camera that packs as many features. Picture quality is great - optical image stabilization system is best-in-class. It would have been nice if panasonic had used their Leica lens, but I guess they had to cut costs somewhere. However, unless you're a serious photographer you probably wouldn't notice any difference. This is a great little camera - even has some advanced features such as face-recognition and HD video. I would definitely recommend this camera.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Inexpensive point & shoot

    By RC

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

    • Lag / Shutter Delay
    • Poor Flash

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Black):

    When keeping in mind that the price of this camera is one of the lowest for a point & shoot that comes with rechargeable battery pack, this camera should meet everyone's expectations. One can't expect to get flawless images, but you do get an inexpensive camera that you can toss in your glove box, your back pack, etc and not worry that you'll ruin an expensive gadget. The camera is easy to use and it's easy to carry. It would make a great gift for your kids, small nephews or anyone that just wants an easy-to-use camera

    • Ease of Operation:
    • 9
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    great camera

    By yogi

    from huntsville, al

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Good in Low Light
    • Great Zoom
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Travel
      • Wildlife photos

      Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Silver):

      used it for family pics and taking pics for business purposes and works like a charm. awesome purchase on my end.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Good Camera

      By Anna

      from New Jersey

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good lens

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera (Silver):

          The camera has an easy use of buttons.
          It has good lens.
          The colors are bright and the pictures are very clear. So i would recommend this to anyone!

          • Ease of Operation:
          • 10
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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