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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

£343.99
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Compact 12.1MP 30x Yes Feb 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 number 110 across all digital cameras.
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226 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 226 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se plus three other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 2017.
Customers report good product quality, it is easy to use and superior technical features.
The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

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 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras. However good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 110.7mm wide and 64.6mm tall. It is 34.4mm deep and weighs 217g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

The authors at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 star" award.

Four additional expert review sites all concluded that this Panasonic camera was very good. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award, it received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se and it received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

One additional expert review site concluded that this digital camera was very good. 01net.com gave this Panasonic camera a "4 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100 based on 25 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 201 owner reviews this camera has a terrific overall owner rating. Over 73% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

22 customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

18 people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use and three customers thought the product was easy to use the menus.

  • A great camera and very easy to use…
  • Similar in function to previous camera, though improved, therefore easy to use…
    L. Lee (Amazon) - July 2016
  • The dial on the lens and select key at the back are great for changing the settings easier too…
    JeanieB (Amazon) - June 2016
  • This camera is easy to use…
    JeanieB (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Of solid construction and easy to use, this camera is a holiday must…
    Marty (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Very high quality, easy to use as a simple camera…
    G Haldane (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Have since checked the same model out in a store and it has the same disappointing display and slow interface…
    David (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Great camera, easy to use with basic instructions included…
    D shaw (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Also good manual control…
    Rinceyman (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Light, easy to use, has useful information, on screen about settings…
    Sue Shand (Amazon) - August 2015

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

10 owners who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 concluded that it had good features.

  • Seems an excellent camera - lots of facilities to learn…
  • For more advanced features, you can download the instructions from the website…
    D shaw (Amazon) - October 2016
  • These photos were the very first pictures she took using this camera and, since then, she has discovered more and more fantastic features…
    Abe Loke (Amazon) - September 2016
  • It's well built, has a long zoom (if that's important to you) and a full house of features you'd expect from a modern camera towards the higher end of its class…
  • There are so many features like this is would be difficult to list them all in one short review here.
  • Features are cutting edge…
  • If you switch on all the helpful features such as Intelligent Auto Plus you will be lucky to get 65-70 shots on one charge…
    Snapper (Amazon) - June 2015
  • This camera features good electronic compensation mechanisms to minimise that…
  • The flexibility in the features is superb…
  • Wanted a compact camera with more features & modes, both auto & manual…

Users Report it is a Good Size

13 owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 concluded that it was compact.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report it is Robust

Eight people who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

23 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images and four people who reviewed the product considered that it was good in low light.

  • Excellent Camera - Great for Nature Photography!
    Ukhuman1st (Amazon) - October 2015
  • For those who are serious about photography, this seems a bit too simple…
    LOTHAR (Amazon) - June 2015
  • The one button video capture is simplicity itself and while the zoom is slightly slower than for still photography…
    Andy W G (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Excellent photos with great colours & sharpness…
  • Takes superb, richly coloured pictures…
    Mr. K (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Great little camera - excellent image quality excepting low light where it is still rather poor…
    DB (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Great little camera - excellent image quality excepting low light…
    DB (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Beautiful camera with stunning picture quality…
    Soma C (Amazon) - July 2015
  • It's just small enough to carry in my pocket and takes really good photos…
    Marty (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Improving sharpness doesn't seem achievable without using image editing software which shouldn't really be necessary…

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Nice Design

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

10 people who reviewed the product thought it had a good zoom and two people considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 had a good lens.

  • Had problems with the zoom lens…
  • Problems with zoom lens…
  • The one button video capture is simplicity itself and while the zoom is slightly slower than for still photography…
    Andy W G (Amazon) - September 2015
  • A) to easy covering flash and so hiding it; and b) difficult to adjust viewfinder focus…
    Craig A (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The zoom lens is really good…
    Mike Dawson (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Quick to focus so you can capture pictures while your photographic companions are tapping their toes impatiently…
    OL (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Fantastic compact camera with a massive zoom capability and the missus loves it…
  • The zoom range is impressive - Don't be suckered into buying one of those bridge cameras with a 60-56 times zoom at half the price, as the image stabilization…
    E Bernal (Amazon) - November 2015
  • It fits great in pocket and the zoom offers a great range…
  • It's well built, has a long zoom (if that's important to you)…

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

13 customers said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

  • Also has a Viewfinder, what more can you ask for…
  • My 88 year old mother liked the view finder so much she bought one too…
    JeanieB (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Wanted the new electronic viewfinder to counteract problems seeing screen in strong light…
  • This camera is very good especially the view finder that shuts off the screen as you look through it…
    Wiszard (Amazon) - October 2015
  • This camera is very good especially the view finder that shuts off the screen…
    Wiszard (Amazon) - October 2015
  • A) to easy covering flash and so hiding it; and b) difficult to adjust viewfinder focus…
    Craig A (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Have since checked the same model out in a store and it has the same disappointing display and slow interface…
    David (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Initially suspected the item may have a fault as the screen judders…
    David (Amazon) - December 2015
  • For me one of the main selling points is the viewfinder…
  • Good looking camera that produces good results and has a viewfinder…

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £249.99 it is cheaper than 60% of cameras.

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Features

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of only 12.1MP is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70's optical zoom of 30x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is relatively standard 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 weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 217g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 720mm is in the longest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 3" is pretty typical 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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Quite Big Internal Memory

Digital cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 86MB is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a headphone output. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 15 Aspherical Lenses

Most of the other cameras only have one aspherical lens, however the Lumix DMC-TZ70 has 15 aspherical lenses.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This Panasonic camera also supports still image resolutions of 4000 x 2672 pixels, 4000 x 2248 pixels, 2992 x 2992 pixels plus 16 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 features calendar, unlike 86% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The smallest viewfinder screen size of cameras is 0.17", the largest is 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The viewfinder screen size of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 of only 0.2" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 1,040,000 pixels is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-TZ70 in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz70ebs, panasonic dmctz70ebk, panasonic n129442w, panasonic n129382w
Barcodes 05025232817504, 05025232817511, 05025232817542, 05025232817559, 05025232817566, 05025232817580, 05025232817597

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