Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1
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Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1

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IB1973, 18 May 2019The best Camera on a phone ever created. It is a shame people ne... moreFor most people, this is just a digital camera. Who wants a phone that looks like that? Well not me personally, try to find another smartphone that can attach a 37mm diameter external lens or longer with a step ring.

Some people would definitely say to buy a proper DSLR camera. But I rather not bringing that heavy bulk around every time I go out.

The best Camera on a phone ever created. It is a shame people never realised the great potential of this gem. Would love to see it re-released in a revamped Avatar with better specs and sleeker form.

avatarma, 13 Nov 2018you are wrong , the panasonic CM10 has 1inch sensorCM1 and CM10 are just the exactly identical phone. The only one difference is that CM1 have SIM card slot and LTE connectivity, whereas the CM10... doesn't, much like the Samsung Galaxy Camera/Camera 2/NX.

Macbeth, 05 Jan 2019Why would you want to make phone calls and send text messages on... moreSamsung once did the S4 zoom and the K/S5 zoom, so there must be a market for such device.

YUKI93, 08 Jul 2018It got LTE connectivity, so yes... it IS still a phone.Why would you want to make phone calls and send text messages on a point-and-shoot camera anyway? Wouldn't that be pretty weird?

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avatarma, 13 Nov 2018you are wrong , the panasonic CM10 has 1inch sensorCorrect and still is the only phone ever with a 1” censor

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you are wrong , the panasonic CM10 has 1inch sensor

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CrAcKeZ, 15 Mar 2018Imagine a phone with 5-5.5" camera and android oneSorry, no phone on the market today has a 1" sensor.

Macbeth, 12 May 2018It's not a phone, it's just a generic digital cameraIt got LTE connectivity, so yes... it IS still a phone.

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Macbeth, 12 May 2018It's not a phone, it's just a generic digital cameraIt got LTE connectivity, so yes... it IS still a phone.

It's not a phone, it's just a generic digital camera

Anonymous, 15 Sep 2017After 2 years, I had to retire mine. Battery is more or less dea... moreImagine a phone with 5-5.5" camera and android one

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Anonymous, 12 Oct 2017Its such a shame they had this great idea and then crippled it. ... moreMan... you got to learn about sensor size vs aperture. The f2.8 on a 1 inch sensor beats the f1.7 on a 1/2.55 inch on a S8 anytime, no matter in terms of light gathered or bokeh. I agree with the part on the flash, but it does not really need OIS that much because a) it is easy to hold compared to a 8mm thick phone as it provides lots of stable grip and b) it can easily handle ISO 3200 without much noise. Try that high ISO on any other phones and you will get a watercolor painting. I was so impressed with the 1 inch sensor on this phone that when I finally had to retire it, I bought a Canon G7X II as a replacement.

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Its such a shame they had this great idea and then crippled it.
Yes you have to compromise with big parts like this tho keep profits. Especially when you know it won't sell as much.
But if you sacrifice too much and don't support it then you lose profit drastically.
No OIS, F2.8 when the standard was F2.2. 21.1mm thick with 2,600mah battery where 8.1mm think phones had batteries of 2,800mah. No xenon. I think the worst part was lacking OIS.
And despite the great hardware the image processing needed updates. Which is ok.... if it had gotten them.
Especially the video. No OIS, I believe no 4k, and lackluster processing.
So much potential.
But they never really did much in firmware updates to fix the camera.
And only provided the update from kit Kat to lollipop.
Then abandoned the phone.

  • Anonymous

After 2 years, I had to retire mine. Battery is more or less dead, phone will shut down at 20-25% charge, usually at around 6-8 pm. I do wish that they will produce a CM2 as any other phones that I try have rubbish cameras compared to this.

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AnonD-501550, 25 Mar 2016It's not a copy of Samsung Galaxy Zoom , It's a copy of the Sony... moreits not copy. The specs are for a Lumix camera that added smartphone features.They used it due to the trend.

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I still love this cameraphone! Its main minus though, lack of OIS, which is essential in HDR. I wish we had a successor with OIS and maybe with xenon flash... Until then I stick on it. Still a modern device, with a unique premium feeling, not just one more smartphone of the mass...

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I will have bought this phone if will have removable battery

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1.1' inch sensor biggest ever among every smartphone! note that 1st

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XaveD, 30 Mar 2016Does it support wireless charging?no