Updated 25 Oct 2017

Panasonic

Lumix DMC-CM1

Snapshot: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 compact camera has a touchscreen and can shoot full-HD video. But how's the image quality?

Lumix DMC-CM1
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1598

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Test results

Overall score
57
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • Good screen.
  • Good video quality.
  • Has a high resolution monitor, a large sensor and PASM modes.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

  • Just OK image quality.
  • Just OK flash.
  • Has no zoom and uses fiddly micro-sd memory cards.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1598
Type
Compact

More test results

Viewfinder
n/a

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
20
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
1" CMOS
ISO range
125 - 12800
Optical zoom
1
Aperture range
2.8 - 2.8
Zoom range
30 - 30
Shutter range
1/16000 - 60
Dimensions (cm)
135 x 21 x 68
Weight (g)
202
Depth (mm)
21
Memory card
Micro-SD

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
GPS tagging
PASM modes
Manual focus option

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
4.7
Monitor pixels
2,073,600
Touchscreen
Articulated monitor
×

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
-
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Video
3840 x 2160
Microphone input
×

Flash

Flash type
Integrated
Connection for external flash
×

More info

Notes

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