A steady stream of praise! Good words for LUMIX from the world's media

System  Cameras

LUMIX G Micro System

DMC-GF1

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Stiftung Warentest GER 6/2010 Good, 2.2  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2010 Bronze Award(Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera/Movie Recording/720p  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2010 Bronze Award(Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera/Mirror-less)  
iF (International Forum Design) Germany 1/2010 product design award 2010  
Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization JPN 11/2009 Good Design Gold Award 2009  
DIWA AWARD   11/2009 Gold Award Link
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 Comprehensive Gold Award Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
pcauthority.com.au Australia 2/2010 5 stars Link
CNET Australia Australia 2/2010 Editor's Choice Link
About.com US 2/2010 Review Link
SHUTTERBUG US 2/2010 Review Link
Popular Photography US 1/2010 Review Link
Steve's Digicams US 1/2010 Review Link
Macworld US 11/2009 Review Link
Neocamera Canada 11/2009 Excellent Link
What Digital Camera UK 11/2009 Recommended Link
CAMERA LABS UK 11/2009 Highly Recommended, Overall Score 85% Link
Trusted Reviews UK 11/2009 Product of the Year Link
Trusted Reviews UK 11/2009 Best Bridge Camera - 1st Place Link
Dpreview UK 10/2009 Highly Recommended Link
Lets Go Digital NETH 11/2009 Excellent Link
Pocket-lint UK 11/2009 Overall: 9/10 Link
TechRadar UK 11/2009 Review, 4.5 stars Link
Digitalcamerainfo.com US 11/2009 Best Consumer SLR Link
PCMAG US 11/2009 Very good Link
Good Gear Guide Australia 10/2009 Editor's Choice Link
Trusted Reviews UK 10/2009 Editor's choice Link
CNET US 10/2009 Editor's Choice Link
DigitalCameraReview US 10/2009 Review Link
Imaging Resouce US 10/2009 Dave's Pick Link
Luminous landscape Canada 10/2009 Tested and recommended Link
DC Resource US 10/2009 Review Link
PhotographyBlog UK 10/2009 Highly Recommended, 4.5 stars Link
PhotoReview Australia 9/2009 Editor's choice Link
CNET Asia Singapore 9/2009 Excellent: 8 out of 10 Link
Hardware Zone Singapore 9/2009 Excellent: 4.5 out of 5 stars Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Which? UK 7/2010 Best Buy  
Digital Photographer UK 5/2010 Editor's Choice  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Very good  
Spiegelreflex GER 1/2010 Very Good  
Amateur Photographer UK 1/2010 Amateur Photographer 2010 Awards Entry-Level Camera of the Year Link
Digital Photographer UK 1/2010 Innovation award  
DIGITAL PHOTO GER 12/2009 Very good  
Fotohits GER 11/2009 Excellent  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Very Good  
FOTO DIGITAL 11-12/2009 GER 10/2009 Very Good  
FOTO DIGITAL 11-12/2009 GER 10/2009 Buying tip  

DMC-GH1

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Stiftung Warentest GER 6/2010 Good, 2.1  
TIPA (TECHNICAL IMAGE PRESS ASSOCIATION) EU 2009 TIPA Awards 2009 Best Design Innovation (for LUMIX G Micro System)  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2010 Gold Award(Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera/Full HD Movie Recording)  
iF (International Forum Design) Germany 1/2010 product design award 2010  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 Gold Award(Interchangeable Lens Camera/High Definition Movie Recording) Link
EISA Award EU 8/2009 European Multimedia Camera 2009-2010 Link
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2009 Comprehensive Gold Award
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2009 Gold Award(Interchangeable Lens Camera/High Definition Movie Recording)  
Photoforum RUS 4/2009 Product of the Year 2009
(Innovation)
 
NEWSPAPER REG   EVALUATION  
New York Times US 5/2009 Review Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
SHUTTERBUG US 1/2010 Review Link
Macworld US 12/2009 Review Link
Reg Hardware UK 11/2009 85% Link
Dpreview UK 7/2009 Highly Recommended Link
Digitalcamerainfo.com US 11/2009 Best SLR with Video Link
Camcorderinfo.com US 11/2009 Best DSLR with Video Link
Trusted Reviews UK 10/2009 Recommended Link
Lets Go Digital NETH 9/2009 Recommended Link
Popular Photography US 9/2009 Review Link
DigitalCameraReview US 9/2009 Review Link
PHOTOGRAPHY BAY US 9/2009 Review Link
TechRadar.com UK 8/2009 4 stars Link
Luminous landscape Canada 8/2009 Tested & Recommended Link
CAMERA LABS UK 7/2009 "Highly Recommended" Overall Score 89% Link
Photoxels Canada 6/2009 Editor's Choice award Compact DSLR Link
DC Resource US 6/2009 Review Link
Photography blog UK 6/2009 Highly Recommended:4.5 stars Link
Imaging Resource US 6/2009 Dave's Pick Link
Cnet US 5/2009 Review : Very Good Link
CNET UK UK 5/2009 Review: Very Good 7.9 Link
PCMAG US 5/2009 Review: Good Link
Cnet Asia SG 5/2009 Review : Very Good 7.8 Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
DigitalPHOTO GER 6/2010 Recommendation Video  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Test Winner  
Colorfoto GER 11/2009 Buying Tip  
Digital Camera magazine UK Autumn/2009 Editor's Choice  
Computer Shopper UK 9/2009 5 stars  
What Digital Camera UK 9/2009 Gold Award  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 8/2009 testwinner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 8/2009 very good  
What Digital Camera UK 8/2009 Recommended Link
American Photo US 7-8/2009 Camera of the year/Entry Level D-SLR  
Foto Digital GER 7-8/2009 Very Good, Buying Tips  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 7/2009 very good  
CHIP FOTO-VIDEO digital GER 7/2009 Test results - Good  
Colorfoto GER 7/2009 Buying Tips  
Amateur Photographer UK 6/2009 Very Good  
Videoaktiv digital GER 5/2009 very good  
Declic Photo France 5/2009 Review Link
Audio Video Foto BILD GER 6/2009 Test results - Good Link

Interchangeable Lenses

LEICA G Lens

LUMIX G VARIO 7-14mm/F4.0 ASPH. H-F007014

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2010 Gold Award(Digital Interchangeable Lens/Manufacturer Genuine)  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 Gold Award(Genuine Interchangeable Lens) Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
DPreview UK 5/2010 Silver Award Link
Camera Labs UK 2/2013 Highly Recommended Link
ePHOTOzine UK 3/2012 Recommended (4/5 stars) Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 5/2010 Gold Award  
FOTO DIGITAL 11-12/2009 GER 10/2009 Very Good  
Fotohits GER 10/2009 Professional Tip  

LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. H-FS014045

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Stiftung Warentest   GER 6/2009 test result: very good 1,5 [1x very good, 3x good, 1x satisf.]  
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 5/2010 Gold Award  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Very good  

LUMIX G VARIO HD 14-140mm / F4.0-5.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. H-VS014140

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
ePHOTOzine UK 5/2012 Recommended (4/5 stars) Link
ePHOTOzine UK 5/2012 Recommended (4/5 Stars) Link

LUMIX G VARIO 45-200mm/F4.0-5.6/MEGA O.I.S. H-FS045200

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Stiftung Warentest   GER 6/2009 test result: good 2,0 [8x good]  
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 9/2012 Recommended (Overall Score 88%)  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Very good  

LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH. H-H020

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Dpreview UK 10/2009 Highly Recommended Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 5/2010 Recommended  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Very good  

LEICA DG Lens

LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45mm/F2.8 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S H-ES045

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2011 Gold award  
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Dpreview UK 10/2009 Highly Recommended Link
ePHOTOzine UK 3/2012 Highly Recommended (4.5/5 stars) Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 5/2010 Recommended  
Digital Photo GER 5/2010 Very good  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2010 Very good  

Compact Cameras

DMC-LX3

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
DIWA AWARDS   12/2008 Gold Award  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2010 Silver Award(Compact Camera/Premium Class/Standard)  
Photoforum RUS 4/2009 Product of the Year 2009
(Compact Digital Photo Camera, Premium Class)
 
Smart Photography IND 1/2009 BEST ADVANCED COMPACT CAMERA OF THE YEAR  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 11/2008 High-End Compact Gold Award Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
dpreview.com UK 11/2008 Highly Recommended Link
dpreview.com UK 12/2008 Highly Recommended
(Enthusiast Cameras: Overall Winner)
Link
T3 UK 5/2009 Test Winner Link
cameras.co.uk UK 3/2009 Rating: 87/100 Link
Cnet.co.uk UK 2/2009 Very Good 7.4 Link
DPInterface CA 1/2009 Review Link
infoSync CA 11/2008 82%, Very Good Link
TrustedReviews.com UK 11/2008 Editors' Choice
Overall: 10 / 10
Link
The Luminous Landscape CA 10/2008 Very Wide, Very Fast, Very Nice Link
imaging resource US 10/2008 Review Link
Digital Camera resource page US 10/2008 Review Link
Pocket-lint UK 9/2008 Overall: 9 / 10 Link
ePHOTOzine UK 9/2008 Overall: 9 / 10
Highly Recommended
Link
Photo Review AU 9/2008 Editor's Choice Link
Lets Go Digital NETH 9/2008 Review: Excellent Link
CAMERA LABS UK 9/2008 Recommended
Overall Score 88%
Link
Cnet Asia SG 8/2008 Editor's Choice
Editors' Rating : 8.0 / 10
Link
Cnet.com.au AU 8/2008 Editor's Choice
Excellent : 8.0 / 10
Link
PhotographyBLOG UK 8/2008 Highly Recommended
4.5 stars
Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 6/2009 fm-tipp wideangle,  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 6/2009 test result: very good  
DigitalPHOTO GER 5/2009 test result: good  
Colorfoto GER 5/2009 buying tipp wideangle  
AudioVideoFoto BILD GER 2/2009 test result: good 2,46  
SFT GER 1/2009 testwinner;  
SFT GER 1/2009 test result: very good 1,3  
DiGi HK 1/2009 Annual Awards 2008
Best High-End Compact
 
HardwareMAG SG 12/2008 Top Picks 2008  
WHAT DIGITAL CAMERA UK 12/2008 Best Advanced Compact  
COLORFOTO GER 12/2008 Buying Tips Edelmini
Digital Camera Magazine UK 11/2008   Overall Score 87%
Digital Life SG 11/2008 Editor's Choice  
COLORFOTO GER 11/2008 Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2008 Test Winner Test Result = Very Good
Digital PHOTO GER 11/2008 Good  
Digital Camera Magazine CHN 11/2008 Editor's Choice  
WHAT DIGITAL CAMERA UK 11/2008 What Digital Camera
Gold Award
 
SFT GER 10/2008 Test Results Very Good (1,3)
Fotohits GER 10/2008 Picture Quality = Good  
Digital Photographer UK 10/2008 Editor's Choice  
D-Photo NZ 10/2008 Overall Rating 90 / 100  
Stuff MYS 9/2008 5 stars  
Photo Videoi SG 9/2008 Editor's Choice  
HardwareMAG SG 9/2008 Gold Award  

DMC-FZ35/DMC-FZ38

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 High Class Gold Award(High Zoom) Link
NEWSPAPER REG   EVALUATION  
New York Times US 7/2009 Review  
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Dpreview UK 7/2010 Group Test Winner (Gold Award) Link
PC Authority Australia 1/2010 5/6 stars Link
Good Gear Guide Australia 12/2009 4 stars Link
Trusted Reviews UK 11/2009 Best Bridge Camera - 3rd Place Link
CNET UK UK 10/2009 Editor’s Rating: 9.1 Link
What Digital Camera UK 9/2009 Overall score: 90% Link
CNET Asia Singapore 9/2009 7.6/10 - Very good Link
CAMERA LABS UK 9/2009 Highly Recommended Award Link
Trusted Reviews UK 7/2009 Editor's Choice Link
PhotographyBlog UK 7/2009 Highly Recommended Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 7/2010 Very good  
SFT GER 6/2010 Very good 1.4  
Audio Video Foto Bild GER 12/2009 Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Very Good  
Colorfoto GER 11/2009 Buying tip  
FOTO DIGITAL 11-12/2009 GER 10/2009 Very Good  
FOTO DIGITAL 11-12/2009 GER 10/2009 Best Buy  
Fotohits GER 10/2009 Very Good  

DMC-ZS3/DMC-TZ7

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2009 Middle Class Gold Award
(High Power Type)
 
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
dpreview.com UK 5/2009 Group Test Winner
(Compact Superzoom)
Link
PC Advisor UK 1/2010 Best Compact Camera award Link
Trusted Reviews UK 11/2009 Best Compact Camera - 2nd Place Link
Digitalcamerainfo.com US 11/2009 Best Compact Point&Shoot Link
Good Gear Guide Australia 6/2009 4.25 stars Link
CNET UK UK 5/2009 Rating 9.3, "spectacular" Link
imaging resource US 4/2009 Dave's Pick Link
Digital Camera resource page UK 4/2009 Review Link
PhotographyBLOG UK 3/2009 5 stars Link
TrustedReviews.com UK 3/2009 Recommended
Overall: 9 / 10
Link
CAMERA LABS UK 3/2009 Highly Recommended Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Practical Photography and Digital Photo UK 9/2009 Gear of The Year Award 2009, Best Compact Camera  
Colorfoto   GER 8/2009 buying tipp Megazoom  
PCgo GER 8/2009 very good  
DigitalPHOTO GER 8/2009 good  
Audio Video Foto Bild GER 7/2009 Test Winner  
SFT   GER 6/2009 testwinner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 6/2009 test result: very good  
HardWare Magazine Singapore 6/2009 Gold Award - HardWare Magazine (HWM)  
On/Off Spain 6/2009 Product recommended  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 5/2009 fm-tipp video  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 5/2009 test result: very good  
Fotohits GER 5/2009 picture quality: very good  
Practical Photography UK 5/2009 Practical Photography Tester's choice  

DMC-ZS1/DMC-TZ6

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
dpreview.com UK 5/2009 Group Test Winner
(Compact Superzoom)
Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Essentials UK Issue No.89 Group Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 6/2009 testwinner  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 6/2009 test result: very good  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2009 fm-tipp picture quality;  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 5/2009 test result: very good  
SFT GER 5/2009 testwinner;  
SFT GER 5/2009 test result: very good 1,4  
Practical Photography UK 5/2009 Practical Photography Tester's choice  

DMC-ZR1/DMC-ZX1

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
iF (International Forum Design) Germany 1/2010 product design award 2010  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 Middle Class Gold Award(Multifunction) Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Photography Blog UK 10/2009 Highly Recommended Link
CNET US 9/2009 Excellent, 4/5 Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Test Winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 11/2009 Very Good  
Colorfoto GER 11/2009 Buying tip  

DMC-TS1/DMC-FT1

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2009 Middle Class Silver Award
(Others)
 
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Dpreview UK 7/2009 Highly Recommended
Group Test Joint Winner(Waterproof Camera)
Link
Photography Blog UK 1/2010 Recommended Award Link
T3's Hot 100 gadgets UK 5/2009 Hot 100 gadgets Best 15 Link
imaging resource US 4/2009 Dave's Pick Link
Photo Review AU 3/2009 Editor's Choice Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Stiftung Warentest GER 8/2009 good 2,5  
Colorfoto GER 8/2009 buying tipp Outdoor, good  
AudioVideoFotoBILD GER 8/2009 good 2,34  
Photography Monthly UK 8/2009 Editor's Choice Award  
SFT   GER 7/2009 testwinner , good 1,7  
Tone New Zealand 6/2009 4/5 stars  
Personal Computer & Internet Spain 6/2009 Quality winner  
fotoMAGAZIN GER 6/2009 test result: very good  

DMC-FX580/DMC-FX550

MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Essentials UK 12/2009 Group Test Winner Award  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 6/2009 test result: very good  
SFT   GER 3/2009 good 1,7    
SFT   GER 1/2009 good 1,7    

DMC-FX48/DMC-FX40

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 4/2009 Middle Class Gold Award
(Standard)
 
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Digicamreview.com UK 4/2009 Highly Recommended Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
fotoMAGAZIN   GER 6/2009 test result: good  
HardWare Magazine Singapore 6/2009 Gold award  

DMC-FS25

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
PhotographyBLOG UK 2/2009 Highly Recommended
4.5 stars
Link

DMC-FS15

MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 2/2010 Recommended Award  
CHIP Foto video digital GER 5/2009 byuing tipp, test result: satiesfying  
Fotohits GER 4/2009 picture quality good  

DMC-FS7

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Techradar UK 5/2009 Rating: 4/5 Link
Register HARDWARE UK 3/2009 Overall: 80% Link
TrustedReviews.com UK 2/2009 Recommended
Overall: 9 / 10
Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Audio Video Foto Spain 6/2009 Best quality product prize  
PC Actual Spain 6/2009 Product recommended  

DMC-FS62

MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
What Digital Camera UK 2/2010 Gold award  

DMC-LS85

WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Cameras.co.uk UK 3/2009 Rating : 82 / 100 Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Computer Shopper UK 9/2009 5 stars  

DMC-FX65/DMC-FX60

ASSOCIATION REG   EVALUATION  
Digital Camera Grand Prix JPN 10/2009 Middle Class Gold Award(Standard) Link
WEB SITE REG   EVALUATION  
Photography Blog UK 1/2010 Above Average Award Link
MAGAZINE REG   EVALUATION  
Hardware Mag Singapore 10/2009 9/10 - Gold Award