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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30
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A good spec and classic bridge digital camera
Bridge 16.1MP 35x Yes Mar 2013
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 number 877 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
194 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
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Age
5 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 194 reviews. Praktica 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 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and it is a good size.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
35x optical zoom lens from 25mm wide-angle, and 78.8x extra optical zoom\
Manual exposure with simple operation\
Creative control with 10 effects and creative retouch with 11 effects\
Panorama shot for more dynamic images\
IA (intelligent auto) mode featuring optical image stabilizer\
High quality 720p HD video recording\
\\The dmc-lz30 is equipped with P / M mode for users a step above the beginners to enjoy more creative photography. users can set the aperture to control the depth of field, and adjust the shutter speed to freeze moving subjects or create a motion blur that exaggerates the feeling of movement.\
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Heavier than average

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

54
Portrait Photography
Average
55
Landscape Photography
Average
64
Everyday Photography
Good
73
Sports Photography
Very Good
82
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 is 123.8mm wide and 91.4mm tall. It is 83.7mm deep and weighs 465g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 front dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.

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Good User Reviews

Users have rated this Panasonic digital camera on average 84%. Over 78% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

11 owners wrote that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 was easy to use, two customers thought it was comfortable and easy to hold and two owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

11 customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was good value for money.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 13,199 expert and owner reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers agreed that it was lightweight.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two customers considered that it was neat.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Three owners thought it had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Eight customers said in their reviews that the product had a good zoom and two people concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

26 people wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since March 2013.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LZ30's optical zoom of 35x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LZ30 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Lumix DMC-LZ30's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 3 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30's weight of 465g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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380 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 is a digital camera that takes 380 shots battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 875mm is longer than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-LZ30's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 44% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-LZ30 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-LZ30 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-LZ30 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 100MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other digital cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmclz30rm, panasonic dmclz30k

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 00885170118058, 05025232726226, 05025232726233

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