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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Digital Camera

£122.18
Compact Camera 16MP 12x May 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Easy to use
Good quality lens
Expert reviews are poor
17 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this camera has an average expert rating of 63 out of 100. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this Panasonic camera.

User Reviews Are Average

Lumix DMC-SZ10 owners on average rated this digital camera 78%. 5 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 60% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

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


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reviewer concluded that it was good value for money. Two years ago Jrh13 wrote “Nice camera for the price” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 and rated it 4 stars.


Good Quality Lens

Seven customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Ephotozine mentioned two years ago “12x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “The SZ10 has a wide range of features, including a selfie screen, Wi-Fi and an impressive 12x zoom range.” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 review however they only rated it 3 stars. Expert website Photographyblog.com said “There's also an Intelligent Zoom available, which boosts it to 24x, as well as digital z” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen.

Good Video Capture

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good for video recording. Jrh13 mentioned “Shoots excellent video and nice photos” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 review.


Design

Easy to Use

Five customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Michael scored this digital camera 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon two years ago “It was easy to use and light in weight”. Ivyacres22 mentioned “I wanted a camera that was easy to use, that had a decent zoom, that would take quick, crisp, true color pictures”. Two years ago Miss Judith M Graham mentioned on Amazon “This camera is very easy to use and I am very delighted with it” in her Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 review.

Nice Design

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 owner who purchased the product wrote that it was smooth.

Robust

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 review two years ago “The tilting screen and built in Wi-Fi will be appealing to many”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 considered that it was good quality. Gordon said on Amazon two years ago “Guaranteed quality”.


Support

Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reviewer who bought this digital camera mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Miss Judith M Graham mentioned in her review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 on Amazon “This came well packaged with very clear instructions” and gave the product an excellent review score.


Power

Good Battery Life

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 owner said that this digital camera had a good battery life. Michael gave the product a score of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “I added a Kingston Technology SDHC 32GB Class 10 Secure Digital High-Capacity Card and both it and the Battery were simple to fit”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Ephotozine wrote “WiFi connectivity” but in spite of that they only scored this digital camera 60 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that it was compact. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said “The Panasonic Lumix SZ10 is a compact and fairly stylish point” but despite that they only rated this digital camera 3 stars. Cameraqueen rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use compact camera that is great for travel”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was lightweight. Ephotozine mentioned “Compact and lightweight” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer considered that it was thin. Two years ago expert website Steves-Digicams.com said in their review of this digital camera “Also "beauty effects" that defocus the background, smooth out skin texture, or even slim you down”.

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Very Light

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is fairly light (only 163 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. The lightest latest digital camera is 100g and the heaviest is 610g.

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Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) is actually the worst video resolution across all latest similar spec digital cameras.

Across similar types of camera the best video resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in flash. Most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon S7000 (£109.99).

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras that have been available for the last year also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 features calendar. Most of the other cameras that were released in the last year also feature calendar.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The display diagonals of medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 2.7" to 3.7".

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon S7000 (£109.99) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out in the last year also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most new comparable spec digital cameras. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1360, 4608 x 2592 and 3456 x 3456 and 1536 x 1536. The best still image resolution of all new medium megapixel digital cameras is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 640 x 480.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Nikon S7000 (£109.99) (20x and higher rated).

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera range from 2.7 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of only 3.1, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. Latest similar spec cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 28mm.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a self-timer. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a self-timer.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months which have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports PictBridge. Most of the other recently released medium megapixel digital cameras also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released in the last year also have a batteries included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a hand strap, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out in the last year.

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Memory

Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of latest medium megapixel digital cameras is 8MB, the biggest is 80MB, and the average internal memory is 28MB. With an internal memory of 80 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-SZ10 is more than most recently released cameras. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Panasonic digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcsz10ebw, panasonic dmcsz10egk, panasonic dmcsz10efk, panasonic dmcsz10ebk, panasonic dmcsz10egw, panasonic dmzsz10ws
Barcodes 04010869249898, 04010869249928, 04056572643684, 05025232818457, 05025232818464, 05025232818488, 05025232818495, 05025232818563, 05025232818570, 05025232818587, 05025232818594, 05025232818600, 05025232818617, 05025232818631

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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