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Panasonic DMC-SZ5 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14.1MP 10x Aug 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Panasonic has good reviews for its cameras
Quite large display diagonal
Supports video capability

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Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 8,853 expert and owner reviews (including 765 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the DMC-SZ5 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. The smallest display diagonal of cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 2" and the largest is 4.8".

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DMC-SZ5 supports video capability. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-SZ5 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-SZ5 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the DMC-SZ5 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-SZ5 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average digital zoom of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 6.6x.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-SZ5 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-SZ5 has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3232 x 3232, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. Across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The DMC-SZ5 has a higher image resolution than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 4928 x 3264 pixels and the worst is 4288 x 3216 pixels.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The DMC-SZ5 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The DMC-SZ5 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The DMC-SZ5 has a hand strap, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-SZ5 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The DMC-SZ5 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The DMC-SZ5 features voice recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The DMC-SZ5 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

With a weight of only 120 grams, the DMC-SZ5 is one of the lighter digital cameras of this age and spec amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera have weights of between 20g and 1.3kg.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DMC-SZ5 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcsz5w, panasonic dmcsz5k
Barcodes 00885170096875, 05025232694846, 05025232694884
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