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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

£129.90
A great value for money and 1 year old compact camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 16MP 12x Yes May 2016
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 number 18 in best selling cameras and number 33 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 81% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and good video capture.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Quite small image sensor size
Quite small display diagonal

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 wildlife photography, ranking number 39 in wildlife photography cameras. However average for sports photography, ranking number 46 in sports photography cameras as well being average for portrait photography, ranking number 38 in portrait photography cameras.
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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.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 front dimensions

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 63%. Digital camera experts don't rate this digital camera very highly.

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Good User Reviews

On average, Lumix DMC-SZ10 owners rated this camera 86%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this 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 people reckoned that the product was good value for money.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two people agreed that the product was compact.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two people thought the product had good technical guidance.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

10 customers considered that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £129.90 it is cheaper than 82% of cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 12x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 3.1 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's weight of 163g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-SZ10's image sensor size of only 0.429" is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest image sensor size of digital cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10's display diagonal of only 2.7" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 which takes 200 battery life.

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Only Four Aspherical Lenses

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a four aspherical lens camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 4x is fairly average 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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Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a wrist strap. 93% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 features calendar, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 80MB is in the biggest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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4608 X 3072 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3072 pixels. That's 11% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4608 x 2592 pixels, 3456 x 3456 pixels, 3264 x 2448 pixels plus 6 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-SZ10 in May 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcsz10egk, panasonic dmcsz10efk, panasonic dmcsz10egw, panasonic dmzsz10ws
Barcodes 04010869249898, 04010869249928, 04056572643684, 05025232818457, 05025232818464, 05025232818488, 05025232818563, 05025232818570, 05025232818587, 05025232818594, 05025232818600, 05025232818617

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