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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 Digital Camera

16.1MP 20x MOS Apr 2013
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25 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This Panasonic camera has an average expert rating of 82% based on two expert reviews from sites including Chip.de and dkamera.de. This means that camera experts think this camera is one of the very best cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,687 user and expert reviews 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 within its compact cameras range.

Fairly Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The normal focusing range (tele)s of cameras of this type and age range from 0.2m to 3.5m. At 2 meters, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a fairly big normal focusing range (tele) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-TZ35[plb_1974789_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36 the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. At 20 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

Other 20x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (21x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Megapixel

Across all the digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP. With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 16.1MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price].

If you want a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (16.2MP and higher rated), or the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a built-in flash.

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Has Six White Balances

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Panasonic camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-TZ36 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Panasonic camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The photo effectss "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds (30 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 15s.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite big internal memory (90 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-TZ36 is 6.9MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 300MB.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has one of the highest motion JPEG frame rates (50 frames per second) amongst compact cameras of this age. The motion JPEG frame rates of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36 range from 15fps to 240fps.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF and Exif 2.1 are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (560 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this age and type is 18mm, the longest is 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Frame Rate

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has one of the biggest frame rates (30 frames per second) amongst compact cameras of this age. The frame rates of digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 1.1fps to 30fps.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Panasonic camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this type and age.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 17.5 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The average total megapixels of cameras of this spec and age is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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Has Two Light Exposure Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this Panasonic camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-TZ36 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

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

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this age and type. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 does not support video capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36 also do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Digital cameras of this age and type have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Canon S110[plb_1462073_price] which has better reviews.

If this Panasonic camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36 range from 1.8 to 72. With a maximum aperture number of only 3.3, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years is 10, the biggest is 160, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 93. The Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) (100) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ36. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36 range from 5mm to 39mm.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1.3, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. When compared to other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the minimum aperture number of, the Lumix DMC-TZ36's minimum aperture number of 6.4 is one of the largest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

Average Weight

With a weight of 171 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ36.

Other 171g cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price] which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most compact cameras that are a similar age to it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a MOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DMC-TS5[pl_1900903_price], the DMC-TZ35[pl_1974789_price], and the DMC-XS3[pl_2003627_price] all from Panasonic is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this compact camera digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the SX710 HS[pl_3538695_price] (CMOS), the S120[pl_1602828_price] (CMOS), or the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price] (CMOS) all from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Frame Rate
Shutter Speed (photo)

Expert Reviews

(4)
21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,6 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 20x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Klassenbliche Bildqualitt (siehe den dkamera Bildqualittsvergleich)
20fachZoomobjektiv mit enorm groem Brennweitenbereich 24 bis 480mm nach KB)
Mit 24mm sehr brauchbarer Weitwinkelbereich
Relativ kleines Kameragehuse (bezogen auf 20x Zoom und dem hohen Funktionsumfang)
Sehr effektiver optischer Bildstabilisator
Objektiv nur lichtschwach ausgestattet
Display mit "nur" durchschnittlicher Auflsung 460.000 Subpixel)
Verarbeitungsqualitt knnte fr eine Kompaktkamera dieser Klasse besser sein
Das Moduswhlrad wackelt etwas und wirkt nicht sehr hochwertig (Schwachstelle)
Kein RAWBildformat vorhanden
8 March 2013

Die 190 Gramm leichte Kamera wartet mit einem 20-fach-Zoom auf. Die Kleinbild-Brennweite liegt zwischen 24 und 480 mm. Ein optischer Bildstabilisator mindert die Verwacklungsgefahr. Der Fotograf... Read more…

1 March 2013

Zur Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36Im Praxistest der Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 konnten wir der kompakten Digitalkamera eine solide, wenn auch nicht völlig überzeugende Leistung attestieren. Welche...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 November 2013 by Joan Wheeler
(Verified Purchase)

I am very pleased with the camera but the instructions included and not in English which makes it quite difficult when trying to fathom out what does what. It seems silly to me that being able to... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmctz36es, dmctz36ek, dmctz36egs, dmctz36egk, panasonic dmctz36, panasonic dmctz36e, panasonic dmctz36eg, panasonic dmctz36egk
Barcodes 05025232734245, 05025232734252, 05025232793709

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