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PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS

PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS
alaScore 89

23 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analysed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the responsiveness and battery are generally positive. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

value for money, performance, design, battery, responsiveness

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review


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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin [64-bit]


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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review


LINUX VENDOR Canonical has pulled out all the stops with Ubuntu 12.04 to get enterprises to give its Linux operating system a go, and on the whole it succeeds, even if some features might put off traditional users

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Amazon review summary for PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS


alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Ubuntu 12.04 - a whole new world!


I have found that Ubuntu is an ideal operating system for anyone who wants an alternative to Windows, but can't afford Apple products. Similar to the sleek interface of a Mac, Ubuntu has fairly intuitive user navigation. Download was easy; I found...

User friendly, active support forums, free

Low gaming compatibility, Interface takes getting used to

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Praktica DCZ12.1


Everything is good on this camera, Praktica have done well with this digital camera, lots of things to do and I find the best is that it uses two AA batteries, so if yours run out whilst out an about, just pop to the shop and buy new ; (no need to...

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Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser / No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/1.72'' / 1/2.3'' / 1/2.5''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1 / 2 / 8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card:No / Yes
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card:No / Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)
Battery Type:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection / Face Detection / Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: No
Shutter Priority: No