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Old Dec 8, 2011, 8:29 AM   #1
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This is the first non scientific test for comparative of FZ45 CCD sensor with FZ150 CMOS sensor, and also the IQ.... indoor in a room partially illuminated by the sun, about two o'clock in the afternoon, the decorated saucer is on a wall in the shade and is not directly illuminated.
Both images are little cropped and completely SOOC!!!

FZ45 - 800 ISO - f4.0 - 1/100



FZ150 - 800 ISO - f4.0 - 1/100



I am really impressed with the rendering of details and colors ..... and you?
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Old Dec 8, 2011, 8:44 AM   #2
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Catalex,
Thanks for posting that comparison. The FZ150 defintely reveals more in the details. I like my FZ40, but I need that higher ISO from time to time. Time for a new camera...
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Wow! The FZ45's detail seems slightly "fuzzy" compared to the FZ150.

Nice comparison, thanks!
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The FZ150 image appears cleaner.

Did some quick PP on the FZ45 shot.

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Old Dec 8, 2011, 2:37 PM   #5
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Great JJ!! In this way you have the best result!!
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Good comparison catalex

I'm suprised at how grainy the FZ45 is in this test, even after jj's 'clean up' the gold edging is much clearer with FZ150

I can see you forgetting you own a FZ45......
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Dear Square one and dear friends, I do not try this test belittle my FZ45, which remains in its class a very good camera, but I just wanted to see the great work done by Panasonic in perfecting the CMOS compared to that used in the FZ100, which gave still image quality lower than the FZ45.
I still love my FZ45, but I want to take advantage of the technological improvements included in the FZ150, especially in the speed department and increased sensitivity to low light conditions with equal image quality!
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Although the clean up job was good, I can see the artifacts created by the S/W (but still acceptable). The FZ150 does produce a much cleaner image maintaining good resolution. I assume both cameras had the NR set to the same value (whatever that is). I'd be curious to see how these images would look like with NR set to its lowest setting (in case it isn't already).
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Seems the FZ-150 and Canon's SX40HS both doing sterling jobs in the noise department..!
Both now sporting CMOS sensors,both with lower resolutions and both improving IQ(by quite a margin) over their predecessor...
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Catalex,

I just wanted to see how the FZ45 image would clean up and compare to the fZ150 shot. The FZ150 SOOC shot wins.

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