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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 Digital Camera

12.1MP 30x MOS Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Good

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

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 7,428 expert and owner reviews, Panasonic has good reviews for its cameras. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. Peter Evans mentioned on Amazon in October this year “It takes good photos in low light without using the flash”.

Good Size

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 owners concluded that it was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned “That is great for a compact camera you can put in your” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Support

One person who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Peter Evans gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon in October “Many other features including shutter and aperture priority, full manual control including focus etc etc-look at the very long spec list!”.

Easy to Use

One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Good Quality Lens

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 reviewer who bought this digital camera said that it had a good autofocus.

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Peter Evans gave the product a very good review and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon in October this year “Another huge plus is the wifi, whereby you can send photos directly”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age do not support video recording.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than a year, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has an image stabiliser.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus 1S ($599.00).

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to look at including the Olympus Stylus 1S ($599.00) which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00).

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Olympus Stylus 1S ($599.00) which has better reviews.

Other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00).

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is 1x and the biggest is 30x. When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71, the Lumix DMC-TZ71's optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the compact cameras that came out more than a year ago the maximum focal lengths range from 28mm to 720mm. At 720 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Panasonic digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The photo effect "sepia" is also found on this digital camera.

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Very Big Extra / Smart Zoom

Cameras of this spec and age have extra / smart zooms of between 2x and 59x. When compared to other cameras of this age and spec, the extra / smart zoom of the Lumix DMC-TZ71 of 58.6 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution 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 resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Six Shooting Modes

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than a year. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The shooting modes "Auto", "Manual", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Quite High Lens Magnification Ratio

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the lens magnification ratios range from 0.58x to 4x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has one of the higher lens magnification ratios (2.59 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on cameras that have been available for more than a year. The auto focus "Tracking Auto Focus" is also featured on this camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is 24mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

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2048 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a 2048 x 1536 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions 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 (2048 x 1536) is actually the best still image resolution across all cameras of this age and type.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Very Short

The average height of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is 64mm. With a height of only 34.4 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released one year ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of this type and age do not have a GPS. The Lumix DMC-TZ71 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-TZ71 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71 are also not 3D compatible.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras of this age and type is 1.8x and the biggest is 11x. The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00) (4x).

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Very Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 12.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst compact cameras of this age. The megapixel counts of cameras of this spec and age range from 12MP to 29MP.

If this compact camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00) (20.2MP).

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Low Display Resolution

With a display resolution of only 1.04 pixels, the Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a fairly low display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-TZ71. Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-TZ71 have display resolutions of between 1 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 1,300,000 pixels.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a quite few total megapixel count (only 12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-TZ71. The total megapixel counts of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-TZ71 range from 12MP to 33MP, and the average total megapixel count is 21MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-TZ71 ranges from 1280 x 1024 pixels (worst) to 8688 x 5792 pixels (best).

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a fairly large minimum aperture (3.3) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-TZ71. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the minimum apertures range from 1.7 to 4.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71

Released Over a Year Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-TZ71 over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar spec and age 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 Stylus 1S ($599.00), and the Stylus 1S ($599.00) both from Olympus which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.00) (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-TZ71 has a relatively average weight (217 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-TZ71.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(4)
23 May 2015

Panasonic hat mit der Lumix DMC-TZ71 eine sehr schnelle Kompaktkamera im Sortiment. Die Bildqualität ist ordentlich, bleibt aber ganz knapp hinter den Leistungen des Vorgängers zurück. Mit...

Elektronischer Sucher
Gute Bildqualitt
Einstellrad am Objektiv, ber zehn Bilder pro Sekunde
Durch gering auflsenden Sensor brauchbare Bildqualitt bis ISO 800
Viel Zoom im sehr kompakten Gehuse
Leichte Farbabweichungen
Geringe Bildauflsung
Objektiv mit geringer Lichtstrke
Elektronischer Sucher mit schlechtem Einblick
Blitz wird leicht versehentlich abgedeckt

Mit der Lumix DMC-TZ71 setzt Panasonic, der Erfinder der Travelzoomkamera, seine erfolgreiche Serie nun schon in zehnter Generation fort. Musste die erste Generation sich noch mit einem... Read more…

28 April 2015

Welchen Fotoapparat Sie kaufen sollen, hängt in erster Linie vom Einsatzgebiet ab. Die besten Modelle im Test und Vergleich besitzen nebst schöner Fotos auch hilfreiche Extras sowie moderne... Read more…

20 March 2015

Zweifellos stellt sich bei der Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 (Datenblatt) die Frage, inwieweit sich die Bildqualität durch die veränderte Auflösung verbessert oder verschlechtert hat. Dass diese...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Mr. John E. Arthure
(Verified Purchase)

No instructions in English ,only in German or French...

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Peter Evans

I used to use an SLR with a 3x zoom but this camera is HUGELY versatile,with a very wide zoom range and many other features including shutter and aperture priority,full manual control including... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Re my first post. I should have said there were actually NO instructions in the box, as I got the feeling it was maybe sent from Germany. I could be wrong about that, but none the less, VERY... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Does almost the same job as my big FUJIFILM FinePix Bridge Camera and that is great for a compact camera you can put in your pocket.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz71, panasonic dmctz71e, panasonic dmctz71eb, panasonic dmctz71egk, panasonic dmctz71ebk
Barcodes 05025232817528, 05025232817535
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