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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 Digital Camera

£498.99
Compact Camera 20.1MP 10x Yes Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
11 industry awards
Supports video recording
Supports Wi-Fi
Camera Labs Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended EISA.eu EISA Best Product
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Reviews

11 Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of this type and age, this camera is one of the most highly awarded.

This high megapixel camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no, Focus-numerique.fr and Allround-pc.com all of whom thought that this camera was good.

The experts at review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This Panasonic digital camera received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com and EISA.eu gave it an "EISA Best Product" award.

The author at one more expert review site wrote that this Panasonic digital camera was good. Ljudochbild.se gave this digital camera a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 26 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this high megapixel camera is 85 out of 100.

Panasonic Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 10,033 expert and owner reviews (including 552 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Average Priced

Digital cameras of this spec and age range in price from £66 to £4,355. We think that this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera was released in February 2016.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the EOS 1300D - Rebel T6, the PowerShot G7X Mark II (£549.99), and the G5 X (£609) all from Canon which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of their better review scores, the Sony Alpha A68 (£469), or the Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II (£549.99).

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Leica M-P (£3,300).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

This digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras of this spec and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a fairly average weight (268 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot G9 X (£378.99) (185g) which is also cheaper.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a fairly typical optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Nine Aspherical Lenses

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 is a nine aspherical lens camera. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year have between 1 and 10 aspherical lenses.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot G9 X (£378.99) which is cheaper.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than a year do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera is 20 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 710,000 pixels.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the EOS 1300D - Rebel T6, the PowerShot G7X Mark II (£549.99), and the PowerShot G3 X (£518) all from Canon which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this age and spec. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4864x3648, 3456x2592, 2432x1824, 5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3648x3648 and 2592x2592 and 1824x1824. The worst still image resolution of all similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera is 480 x 480 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most high megapixel cameras that were released one year ago have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera ranges from 5184 x 3456 pixels (worst) to 5184 x 3888 pixels (best).

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20.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20.1 megapixels camera.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon G5 X (£609) (20.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a wrist strap. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a wrist strap.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Camera

Features Brightness Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The Lumix DMC-TZ100 features histogram. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 features voice recording. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than a year also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports 12 ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-TZ100 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Panasonic camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 100, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz100kitebr, panasonic panasonictz100, panasonic dmctz100ebk, panasonic dmctz100ebs, panasonic n157624w, panasonic n157778w, lumix dmctz100ebk, canon dmctz100ebk, lumix dmctz100ebs, canon dmctz100ebs, panasonic 77c3r, panasonic 77c3q
Barcodes 05010869222678, 05025232837564, 05025232837571, 05025232837625, 05025232837649, 05025232841356

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 Review Sources

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