At A Glance

The FX55 has a superb 3-inch LCD, but the screen saps battery life, and images weren't as sharp as those of the FX100.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • Intelligent Auto Technology Delivers Perfect Shots Every Time
  • MEGA O.I.S. Prevents Blurring from Hand-Shake
  • Intelligent ISO Control Helps Prevent Motion Blur
  • Face Detection for Blur-Free Portraits
  • Scene Detection Chooses the Mode That Best Fits the Situation
  • The Specs

    Battery Information
    Battery Built-in No
    Battery Included Yes
    Display & Graphics
    Screen Size 3.00 "
    Effective Camera Resolution 8.1 Megapixels
    Exposure
    Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
    Longest Shutter Speed 8 Second
    Flash
    Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
    General Information
    Manufacturer Panasonic
    Manufacturer Part Number DMC-FX55P
    UPC Code 037988986972
    Brand Name Panasonic
    Product Name Lumix DMC-FX55 Compact Camera
    Marketing Information
  • Intelligent Auto Technology Delivers Perfect Shots Every Time
  • MEGA O.I.S. Prevents Blurring from Hand-Shake
  • Intelligent ISO Control Helps Prevent Motion Blur
  • Face Detection for Blur-Free Portraits
  • Scene Detection Chooses the Mode That Best Fits the Situation
  • Product Model DMC-FX55
    Product Type Compact Camera
    Image
    Maximum Image Resolution 3264 x 2448
    Lens
    Optical Zoom 3.6 x
    Digital Zoom 4.0
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Focus Modes Auto
    Memory
    Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-FX55 Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Li-Ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • Cables (AC, AV & USB)
  • Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.3"
    Width 3.7"
    Depth 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 5.12 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 848 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Very Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 41.7
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 63.6
    Number of Shots 247.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 135.25
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 64.1
    Image Quality, Exposure 57.1
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 43.0
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 53.0
    Image Quality, Color 59.4