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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57

£207.52
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A multi award winning and affordable compact camera, good for sports photography
Compact 16MP 20x Yes Feb 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 number 73 across all digital cameras and number 194 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
63 Reviews + 16 Awards
93
Value for Money
Excellent
77
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 63 reviews. This digital camera has received 16 awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Play3r.net plus three other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is fairly priced and it is robust. However they also report that it is not an acceptable size.
The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Does not feature bluetooth

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 56 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 57 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 57 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 is 107.9mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 32.1mm deep and weighs 223g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

16 Industry Awards

This Panasonic camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the digital cameras.

The authors at websites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Itpro.no and Trusted Reviews all recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of four more expert review sites all decided that this Panasonic digital camera was phenomenally good and gave it their highest award. This was from Play3r.net, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, Cnetfrance.fr and Photoxels.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Three other expert review sites all decided that this camera was very good. This was from DP Review, Camera Labs and Digicamreview.co.uk who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

Furthermore, review website Plusxaward.de said that this camera was innovative and gave it an "Innovation and Ease of Use" award and the expert at website Expert Reviews said that it was very good and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all said that this Panasonic camera was very good. Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave this camera an "Excellent" award, it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu and it received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 38 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 81%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 82%. 13 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two customers said in their reviews that it was not compact.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers concluded that this digital camera was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 was able to produce good images and two owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good in low light.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality.

  • It offers a big zoom lens, good photo quality…
  • It does well! The still image quality is fantastic also using natural light outside the images are better because the lens is small…
  • If it cannot take photos that look natural then in my opinion it is not fit for purpose…

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £187.09 it is in the cheapest 25% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-TZ57 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 61% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Lumix DMC-TZ57 of only 20x is in the smallest 31% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-TZ57 of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 58% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-TZ57's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Lumix DMC-TZ57 of 223g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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

The Lumix DMC-TZ57's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 480mm is in the shortest 26% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-TZ57's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3264 X 2448 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-TZ57 is 3264 x 2448. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-TZ57's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57'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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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57's internal memory of 78MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the Lumix DMC-TZ57 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor sizes of digital cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Lumix DMC-TZ57's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than 93% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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350 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 is a digital camera that takes 350 shots battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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