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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 30x Mar 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Expert reviews are good
Good size
Supports video recording
8 Reviews

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including computerbild.de, dkamera.de and Chip.de the average expert rating of this camera is 83%.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 9,075 expert and user reviews (including 704 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Amazon Customer gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “My big FUJIFILM FinePix Bridge Camera and that is great for a compact camera you can put in your” in their review of this digital camera.

Very Light

With a weight of only 217 grams, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is one of the lighter cameras of this age and type amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average weight of low megapixel digital cameras that were released one year ago is 430g, and the weights range from 18g to 1kg.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This digital camera was released in March 2016.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of this age and spec. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Panasonic digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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 in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports video capability, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300, or the Nikon D90 which both of have better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of their better review scores, the D100 (£59), or the D90 both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 30x, and the average optical zoom is 8.3x. The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a quite big optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Other 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£250.67) which has better reviews.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera range from 1x to 8x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Lumix DMC-FZ300 (4x and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£250.67) (4x and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS (4x and higher rated).

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year is 28mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the Lumix DMC-FZ300, and the Lumix DMC-TZ70 (£250.67) both from Panasonic or the Canon PowerShot G16 (£246.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the D700 (£1,869), and the D90 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot G16 (£246.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 1.04 pixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 1 pixels and 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 570,000 pixels.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera which do not have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS, or the Nikon D90 which all of have better reviews.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Panasonic camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were released one year ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000x3000, 3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4000x2672, 3264x2176, 2048x1360, 640x424, 4000x2248, 3840 x 2160, 2560x1440, 1920x1080 and 640x360 and 2992x2992.

This camera's still image resolution (4000 x 3000) is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of camera.

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12.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.1 megapixels digital camera.

We compared all the other 12.1MP cameras to this camera and we think because of their better review scores, the Canon PowerShot G16 (£246.99), the Nikon D700 (£1,869), and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 are also worth considering.

If you want a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the D300S (12.3MP and higher rated), or the D300 (£175) (12.3MP and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Pentax K-x (12.4MP and higher rated).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports PictBridge. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Battery

Only 300 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera take between 230 and 999 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Viewfinder

Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes (only 0.2 inches) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The smallest viewfinder screen size of low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 0.2", the largest is 0.5", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.34".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz71egk, dmctz71ebk
Barcodes 05025232817528, 05025232817535

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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