Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5 Review

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5



Playback Screens & Menus


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

When you switch to Play mode the last picture captured is displayed full screen with some information overlayed; image size and quality, folder name, file number, picture # / total # of pictures and the time and date of capture.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC70

Pressing the DISPLAY button toggles the extended image information which shows the exposure mode, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, flash mode and histogram.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

When an image is played back in full screen mode you can go into zoomed playback mode by pressing the zoom control to the telephoto position. There are four magnification values from 4x to 16x and once the image is enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way selector.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

Flipping the zoom control to the wide angle position enables the thumbnail index mode. There are 9 small images per page shown and quickly lets you locate any desired image on your memory card.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

The Play mode menu has options for rotating portrait mode images, protecting images from erasure, setting DPOF print options, start an automated slide show, add an audio comment, resize pictures to a smaller size, trim (crop) and save images to a smaller size and format the memory card.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

Up to a 10-second audio memo can be recorded and attached to still images.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

Large images can be resized in-camera to save space. Images can be downsized to 1600x1200, 1280x960 or 640x480.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

And you can Trim (crop) images in-camera and then save them back to the memory card without erasing the original image.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX5

The movie playback screen display before the movie is started.





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