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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

£148.95
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
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A positively reviewed and great value for money compact camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Feb 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 number 51 in best selling cameras and number 110 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
67 Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
81
Age
1 Year Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 81% of buyers recommended this camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and good video capture.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Only 200 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 62 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 64 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 61 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £113.75 on Amazon UK 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 99mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 29.8mm deep and weighs 163g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this camera has an overall expert rating of 63%. This means that experts really don't rate this Panasonic camera very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 80% based on 61 owner reviews. Over 73% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 81% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

10 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four owners who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Five owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £148.95 it is cheaper than 83% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 and the United Kingdom price of £148.95 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $124.58 (£171.65).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Panasonic digital camera has been on the market since May 2016.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 39% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of only 12x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 58% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's weight of only 163g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of only 288mm is shorter than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10's internal memory of 80MB is bigger than 85% of all digital cameras when ordered 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 200 Battery Life

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of only 6.3 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3264 X 2448 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 3264 x 2448. That's over two times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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