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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

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A best selling and remarkably highly rated compact camera, good for sports photography
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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 15 in best selling cameras and number 144 across all digital cameras.
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115 Reviews
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Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 115 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and good technical features.
The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Travel broadens your mind, LUMIX TZ captures the details
The quintessential travel camera
Get closer with the 30x zoom LEICA lens
Stunning in low light high sensitivity MOS sensor
See clearer with the live view finder
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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 36 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 42 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 29 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
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78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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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.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 115 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is exceptional. Over 71% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

22 customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

18 customers reckoned that this digital camera was easy to use and three people wrote in their reviews that it 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

Users Report Superior Technical Features

10 people said in their reviews 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…

A Best Selling Digital Camera

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 is a popular choice of digital camera.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

13 people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was compact.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 13,051 user and expert reviews (including 3,427 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

23 owners reckoned that the product was able to produce good images and four customers who bought this digital camera wrote 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…

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Nice Design

Four people who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

10 customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom and two owners said in their reviews that it 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 people who reviewed it considered 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

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £219.00 it is cheaper than 72% of digital cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 and the United Kingdom price of £219.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $430.00 (£591.81).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-TZ70 in February 2015.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 30x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 87% of all 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 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 92% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70's weight of 217g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of only 6.4 is in the smallest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Magnification

The Lumix DMC-TZ70's magnification of only 2.59x is lower than 83% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 86MB is bigger than 86% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Face Detection

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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3D

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 3D. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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Has a Headphone Output

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-TZ70 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmctz70ebs, panasonic dmctz70ebk, panasonic dmctz70s, dmctz70black, dmctz70ef

Barcodes:

04010869249904, 04549077355362, 05025232817504, 05025232817511, 05025232817542, 05025232817559, 05025232817566, 05025232817580, 05025232817597

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