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Panasonic DMCTZ55EFK Digital Camera

£134.99
Compact Camera 16MP 20x Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good brand
Good size
Good screen / viewfinder
2 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 8,853 expert and owner reviews (including 765 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ55 reckoned that it was compact. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on Pocket Lint two years ago “It seems to be selfie season, as Panasonic steps on board the flip-up screen compact camera express with the Lumix TZ55” in their review of this digital camera.

Average Weight

With a weight of 224 grams, the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99) (485g), or the Fujifilm S2980 (£113.84) (445g) which is also cheaper.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ55 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The DMC-TZ55 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 (£151.49) which has better reviews.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Samsung WB50F (£132.87) is also worth considering.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think a cheaper camera such as the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99), and the Fujifilm S2980 (£113.84) or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99) are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 (£132.99), and the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99) is also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Samsung WB50F (£132.87).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 (£132.99), and the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99) is also worth considering.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Samsung WB50F (£132.87) is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-TZ55 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1360, 4608 x 2592, 1920 x 1080 and 3456 x 3456 and 1536 x 1536. Across all cameras of this age and type the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Lens System

Nine Aspheric Elements

The DMC-TZ55 is a nine aspheric element digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type have between 1 and 12 aspheric elements.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera, the DMC-TZ55's maximum aperture number of 33 is one of the smallest. The biggest maximum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 2.5 and the smallest is 38.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 560 millimeters, the DMC-TZ55 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 350mm.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Cameras of this age and type have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22. When compared to other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera, the DMC-TZ55's minimum aperture number of 6.4 is one of the largest.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DMC-TZ55 has a pretty typical optical zoom (20 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If this medium megapixel camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 (£132.99) (36x and cheaper) or the Nikon L820 (£143.99) (30x and higher rated), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (£164.99) (42x and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the DMC-TZ55 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99), and the Nikon L820 (£143.99) which has better reviews; or the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The DMC-TZ55 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The DMC-TZ55 has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have an HDMI.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The DMC-TZ55 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Memory

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of cameras of this type and age is 220MB. At 80 megabytes, the DMC-TZ55 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Battery

350 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The DMC-TZ55 is a digital camera that takes 350 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The DMC-TZ55 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The DMC-TZ55 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Panasonic digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium megapixel camera was released.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the DMC-TZ55 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99) which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm S2980 (£113.84), or the Olympus SP-820UZ (£127.99) which is cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz55efk, info dmctz55ebr, info dmctz55ebw
Barcodes 00700686601484, 00700686601583, 00700686601590, 04010869246835, 05025232775613, 05025232775620, 05025232775637, 05025232775675, 05025232775682, 05025232775699, 05025232775705, 05025232775712, 05025232775729, 05025232775736, 05025232775743, 05025232775750, 05025232775767, 05054230813454, 08594031680383

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Olympus SZ-14 vs Panasonic DMC-TZ55

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£ 104.99 £134.99
£30 Cheaper
2x Smaller Minimum Aperture
96% Bigger Digital Zoom
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Seven Times Shorter Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
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Sony DSC-W800 vs Panasonic DMC-TZ55

Sony DSC-W800 vs Panasonic DMC-TZ55
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£ 69.00 £134.99
£66 Cheaper
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36x Bigger Digital Zoom
Three Times Smaller Optical Zoom
3,200 Lower Maximum ISO Speed
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