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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

70

Overall Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

£94.00
£249.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good value for money compact camera
88
226 Reviews + 9 Awards
85
Very Good
45
Average Features
59
2 Years Old
Overall Score
70
Very Good
Compact 12.1MP 30x Yes Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-HX90

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and critically acclaimed compact camera, great for wildlife photography
88
238 Reviews
77
Very Good
66
Good Features
63
2 Years Old
Overall Score
75
Very Good
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
8 Awards
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Pocket Lint: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
Megapixels 12.1MP 18.2MP
BEST
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  4000 x 3000  4000 x 2672  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  3840 x 2160  3264 x 2448  3264 x 2176  2448 x 2448  2560 x 1920  2560 x 1712  1920 x 1920  2560 x 1440  2048 x 1536  2048 x 1360  1536 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  640 x 424  480 x 480  640 x 360
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 4000 x 3000  4000 x 2672  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  3840 x 2160  3264 x 2448  3264 x 2176  2448 x 2448  2560 x 1920  2560 x 1712  1920 x 1920  2560 x 1440  2048 x 1536  2048 x 1360  1536 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  640 x 424  480 x 480  640 x 360
Maximum Image Resolution  4896 x 3264  4896 x 3264
BEST
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
BEST
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  MPO  EXIF
BEST
 RAW  JPG  MPO  EXIF
Total Megapixels 12.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 30x 30x
Digital Zoom 4x
BEST
120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.3
BEST
3.5
Maximum Aperture Number 6.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 720mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 58.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  continuous  tracking  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  single  Single Auto Focus  continuous  tracking  Continuous Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  single  Single Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
BEST
 Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Auto  shutter priority  aperture priority  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6,400
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s
BEST
30s

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 50fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
BEST
 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
BEST
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Memory

Internal Memory 86MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,040,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST
Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
BEST
Display  TFT
BEST
 TFT

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Magnification 2.59x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Sunny  Fluorescent  Flash  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Sunny  Fluorescent  Flash  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Scene  Auto  Scene
Photo Effects  Skin tones  Skin  Black&White  Skin tones  Skin  Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Resizing  Crop  Resizing  Crop
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  Exif
Camera Playback  Single image  Slide show  Single  Single image  Slide show  Single
Scene Modes  Children  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Food  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Children  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Food  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 217g
BEST
218g
Height 64.6mm 58.1mm
Depth 34.4mm 35.4mm
Width 110.7mm 102mm
Weight (including Battery) 243g
BEST
245g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 1,250mAh
BEST
1,240mAh
Battery Life 300 shots 390 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 3.6V 3.6V

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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