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Panasonic DMCTZ55EFK

£134.99
A great value for money and very highly rated compact camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 16MP 20x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Panasonic DMC-TZ55 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 number 49 across all digital cameras.
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16 Reviews
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Average Features
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Overall Score
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small digital zoom
Quite small image sensor size

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the DMC-TZ55 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 27 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 17 in sports photography cameras, but average for landscape photography, ranking number 28 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Panasonic DMC-TZ55?

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 is 106.8mm wide and 62.2mm tall. It is 32.4mm deep and weighs 224g.

Panasonic DMC-TZ55 front dimensions

Panasonic DMC-TZ55 size in context

Panasonic DMC-TZ55 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 16 user reviews this camera has an outstanding average user rating. 10 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 11,275 user and expert reviews (including 2,753 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £134.99 it is cheaper than 81% of cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DMC-TZ55 of 20x is in the biggest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-TZ55 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DMC-TZ55's minimum aperture number of 6.4 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The DMC-TZ55's weight of 224g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1920 x 960|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. 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.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 of only 4x is in the smallest 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Nine Aspherical Lenses

The DMC-TZ55 has more aspherical lenses than most of the digital cameras. This digital camera is a nine aspherical lens digital camera compared to most of the cameras which only have one aspherical lens.

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Quite Small Image Sensor Size

The Panasonic DMC-TZ55's image sensor size of only 0.429" is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The image sensor sizes of digital cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DMC-TZ55 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The Panasonic DMC-TZ55's internal memory of 80MB is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the DMC-TZ55 of 3" is in the largest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|2048 x 1536|2048 x 1360|1536 x 1536|1920 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The DMC-TZ55 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DMC-TZ55 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 of 33 is in the largest 2% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since July 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz55efk, panasonic dmctz55r, panasonic dmctz55w, panasonic dmctz55k
Barcodes 00700686601484, 00700686601583, 00700686601590, 04010869246835, 04902704067135, 04902704067142, 05025232775613, 05025232775620, 05025232775637, 05025232775675, 05025232775682, 05025232775699, 05025232775705, 05025232775712, 05025232775729, 05025232775736, 05025232775743, 05025232775750, 05025232775767, 05054230813454, 08594031680383

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic DMC-TZ55

Smaller minimum aperture number
43% bigger optical zoom
A lot longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
£3 More Expensive
£5 Cheaper
2x smaller minimum aperture number
61g lighter
Significantly smaller maximum aperture number

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