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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Digital Camera

16.1MP 20x MOS Mar 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The LUMIX ZS25 long zoom compact travel camera offers the utmost in shooting flexibility. Discover the uncompromising quality of the incredible 20x Optical Zoom getting you up close and personal... More
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 / TZ35 Review Part One
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 / TZ35 Review Part Two
Panasonic DMC-ZS25 / TZ35 Unboxing
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Video Test

24 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good Digital Camera 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 camera digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Size

One customer who bought it said that it was compact. Expert review site Theverge.com wrote in their review “The compact camera is dead” but they scored it 3 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

One person wrote that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 was able to produce good images. Two years ago expert website Theverge.com mentioned “Today's smartphones take good enough pictures, easily fit in our pockets”.

3D Compatible

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 is 3D compatible. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-ZS25 are not 3D compatible.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-ZS25 which do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras of this age and type is 2x and the biggest is 50x. At 20 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-ZS25 also have a built-in flash.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-ZS25. The image editing mode "Crop" is also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Nine Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of this spec and age have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements, including the Lumix DMC-ZS25 which has nine aspheric elements.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-ZS25. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-ZS25 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of this age and spec. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras of this age and spec range from 8MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. With an internal memory of 90 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-ZS25 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the cameras of this age and type the maximum focal lengths range from 13mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. With a maximum focal length of 560 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Six ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

Across comparable types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The average total megapixel count of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-ZS25 is 52,000MP. With a total megapixel count of 17.5 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a quite many total megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-ZS25. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Panasonic camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-ZS25 is more than most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Panasonic digital camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Panasonic digital camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus, Face tracking, Single Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review website theverge.com scored this digital camera 58%. This means that camera experts really don't rate this compact camera digital camera very highly.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do support video recording.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-ZS25 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Lumix DMC-ZS25 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-ZS25 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that came out more than two years ago are not waterproof. The Lumix DMC-ZS25 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-ZS25. The digital zooms of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-ZS25 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-ZS25. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-ZS25 over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a fairly typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a relatively average weight (171 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-ZS25.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Lumix DMC-ZS25 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum 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
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
25 June 2014

For the vast majority of people, the compact camera is dead. Today's smartphones take good enough pictures, easily fit in our pockets, and are always with us. But there are situations where the... Read more…

31 January 2014

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Resolution: 16.10 Megapixels...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmczs25, dmczs25k, panasonic afpszs25bkb1, panasonic afpszs25bkb1b, panasonic afpszs25bkb1bd, panasonic afpsdmczs25sb3, panasonic afpsdmczs25sb3b, panasonic afpszs25bkb1bdl, panasonic afpsdmczs25sb3bd, panasonic afpsdmczs25sb3bdl
Barcodes 00617401925391, 00617689557758, 00885170117549, 00885170117594, 08851701175496
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