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Panasonic DMC-TZ60 Digital Camera

18.1MP 30x MOS Oct 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Fully Manual Operation With 30x LEICA Zoom The LUMIX DMC-TZ60 boasts a 30x optical zoom, EVF and Wi-Fi with NFC in an ultra slim body. Save your memories in remarkable quality with the... More
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Twelve Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of a similar spec and age, this camera is one of the most awarded by experts.

This Panasonic camera received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Digitallife.se and Vido.com.ua all of whom wrote that this compact camera digital camera was good.

This compact camera digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which wrote that this Panasonic digital camera was very good.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" from both Photoreview.com.au and Optyczne.pl, both of which thought that this compact camera digital camera was superb.

This Panasonic camera received a "Gold" from What Digital Camera who wrote that this digital camera was brilliant.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews this camera has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100. If all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this Panasonic camera is in the top 2%.

Excellent User Reviews

This compact camera digital camera has a fantastic average user rating based on 126 user reviews.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. D. Atkinson said on Amazon “Amazing zoom and some very smart features” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Kryten said in their review of this digital camera “A nice little camera with a very good zoom lens”. Trustedreviews.com said in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 on expert website Trusted Reviews “If you want a travel camera with a long zoom that fits in your pocket” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Four Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners considered that the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 had a good autofocus. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on Pocket Lint “There's decent autofocus, good image quality, excellent image stabilisation” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review. Expert website Itwire.com mentioned in their review “A 30X optical zoom, 18.1MP sensor, GPS tagging, Wi-Fi, NFC, fast Autofocus”.

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good lens. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Brilliant lens !” in their review of this digital camera. A number of people who purchased it agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Expert Reviews wrote “Competent image stabilization”.

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Popular Choice

The DMC-TZ60 is one the top selling digital camera currently on sale.

Good Quality Pictures

Several customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer mentioned this year “Excellent little camera which produces super pics” in their review. Sutty said on Amazon two years ago “I have a brilliant photo of the moon using a tripod” in their review of this digital camera. Vanessa J. gave the product a very good review and she mentioned “The ring round the lens so that you can make different adjustments to fine tune your photos if you want to” in her Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review.

Some Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 had a good picture resolution. Mr Baz said “Nothing amazing either size or resolution wise.” in his Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review. Mr Baz also mentioned “Clear even in most lighting conditions, nice 920K dot resolution Cons”.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. One person reckoned that the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 was good in low light.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewer who bought the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 wrote that it had a good ISO range. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “You can get ok smaller prints at ISO 160” in his Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review and scored it 4 stars.

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Robust

A few Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “+ First TZ with a viewfinder built in” in his review of this digital camera. Vanessa J. mentioned last year “It's very compact and feels solidly built” in her review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60. Vanessa J. also said “The large range of creative effects it has built in, listed below, which are really good”.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Expert Reviews said “Huge and reliable zoom lens”. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote in their review “Can it beat the trusty smartphone? Hit play to find out!” .

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owner concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ said “The compact camera market has been tough over recent years”.

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Nice Design

A few Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 considered that it was good looking. Last year Vanessa J. mentioned in her Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review “The camera is pretty easy to use”. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “The Panasonic Lumix TZ60 has plenty on its side, with a stylish design”.

A number of customers who bought this digital camera said that it was a good design. Expert Reviews said “Great, high quality design” in their review of this digital camera. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Compact design”.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was retro. One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was neat. Expert Reviews mentioned in their review “Compact, tidy and pocketable”.

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Good Size

A number of Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners who bought this digital camera considered that it was compact. Milek wrote on Amazon in December “Amazing what this little compact can do” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mr Baz gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “I've used quite a few of the TZ models and other maker's compact zooms over the years” in his review. Mr Baz also mentioned “Cracking little superzoom compact”.

Some people reckoned that the product was a good body shape. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “The TZ60, offers a massive optical zoom of 30x in a body that can easily slip into a pants pocket” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “A pocketable body with plenty of external controls that are straightforward to use” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

One person who purchased the product wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Stuff.tv mentioned “True, there's no sign of a chunky grip for your right hand to grasp – merely a small raised bump –”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was good physically. Expert Reviews mentioned “30x optical zoom is small scale, excellent image stabilisation system, physical lens ring control, manual focus options, improved WiFi for sharing images”.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewer considered that it was lightweight. Two years ago expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Being lightweight and portable while also offering an extensive optical zoom range are a few of the key criteria of a travel compact camera”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners agreed that it was good quality. In December last year Amazon Customer mentioned “I love the quality of the pictures”. Jayne gave this digital camera an excellent rating and she said on Amazon “Really pleased with this camera, good quality pictures and Ai feature excellent” in her Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review. Mr Baz gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Useful to have in tricky lighting + Decent quality 30x 24-720mm (equivalent 35mm) zoom lens” in his review of this digital camera.

Easy to Use

Ten customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Mr Baz wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Predictable + Long exposures possible up to 15 or 30 seconds (with the Starry Sky mode) handy for night scene tripod shooters + Has a focus peaking mode (for manual focus)” and rated the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 4 stars. Mr Baz also wrote “This is quite slow responding to turns (focus by wire) Focus ring can also be customised for other functions + Easy to use, logical control layout”. Seahorse13 wrote “Great camera, fairly easy to use & good pics” in their review.

Two Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owners who purchased the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Milek wrote in December this year “Navigating the menus could be improved a little” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer gave the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 last year “It fits in the pocket and the view finder is really good”. Mr Baz mentioned in his Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review on Amazon “TZ series gets a viewfinder, good travel camera”. Expert Reviews wrote in December last year “Handy electronic viewfinder” in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 owner who purchased the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 said that it had an electronic viewfinder. One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Expert Reviews said last year “Bright and clear screen” in their review.

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Good Video Capture

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording. Milek said in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review on Amazon “It also makes excellent videos”. Sutty wrote “Best feature is when you record video - intelligent auto will adjust brightness, autofocus keeps moving objects in focus” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review two years ago “A manual control ring, 50p Full HD movies, 5” .

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Panasonic is one of the better rated camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Panasonic also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

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Good Technical Features

A few Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 agreed that it had good features. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “The TZ60 has all the features you'd want from a travel camera” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review and scored it 5 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 4 stars and said on expert review site Expert Reviews “A strong all-rounder that's packed with useful features.”. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “It even has some never-before-seen features for this kind of camera, with a RAW mode” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review.

Good Support

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it had good technical guidance. Dr. D. P. B. Pound wrote on Amazon two years ago “One slight problem - it has come with instructions in several languages.”. P. A. Williams said “Unfortunate that it was supplied with instructions in every language” in their Panasonic DMC-TZ60 review and gave the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 a very good review score. Ephotozine.com gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 on expert review site Ephotozine two years ago “There aren't many pocketable compact cameras that have a 30x optical zoom lens, there is also the Sony Cybershot HX50 which is also a premium compact offering full manual controls”.

Good Connectivity

A few customers who purchased this digital camera said that it was wifi compatible. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “Also you can shoot raw too (don't expect big sensor IQ though) + Built-in Wi-Fi & GPS, GPS locking was quite quick” in his review. In December last year Vanessa J. gave it a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “It also has Focus Peaking and wi-fi”. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 on expert website Ephotozine two years ago “An 18.1 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor amongst a long list of other features, which also includes built-in Wi-Fi”.

One Panasonic DMC-TZ60 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 had gps. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au said “Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC are built in and th”.

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Good Battery Life

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The DMC-TZ60 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60 which do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price].

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-TZ60 do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the optical zoom of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 of 30 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

There are a number of alternative 30x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (50x).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been on the market 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.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price].

If you want a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Fairly High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of digital cameras of this spec and age is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The DMC-TZ60 has a quite high megapixel (18.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (20.4MP) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-TZ60 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper digital cameras such as the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] both from Fujifilm.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-TZ60 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] both from Fujifilm which is cheaper.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a built-in flash which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DMC-TZ60.

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Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the DMC-TZ60 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60. The image formats supporteds "EXIF", "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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15 Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 is a 15 number of aspheric elements digital camera.

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Very High Magnification

With a magnification of 19.6 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has one of the highest magnifications amongst compact cameras of this age. The average magnification of cameras of this type and age is 6.5x, and the magnifications range from 0.5x to 20x.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 840 millimeters, the DMC-TZ60 has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that were launched around the same time as the DMC-TZ60 is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm.

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Has Four White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DMC-TZ60 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras of this type and age range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s. The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds (30 seconds) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Extra/Smart Zoom

With an extra/Smart zoom of 71.7 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has one of the bigger extra/Smart zooms amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras of this type and age have extra/Smart zooms of between 1.3x and 96x.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Digital cameras of this type and age have battery capacitys of between 170mAh and 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh. At 1,250 milliampere * hour, the DMC-TZ60 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the DMC-TZ60 is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DMC-TZ60 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 4896 x 3264, 4000 x 2672, 3264 x 2176, 2560 x 1712, 2048 x 1360, 640 x 424, 4896 x 2752, 4000 x 2248, 3264 x 1840, 2560 x 1440, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3664 x 3664, 2992 x 2992, 2448 x 2448, 1920 x 1920 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all digital cameras of this type and age the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 18.9 megapixels, the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The least total megapixels of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DMC-TZ60 is 10MP and the most is 48MP.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The worst image resolution of all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60 is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Panasonic camera also supports a video resolutions 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DMC-TZ60.

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

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this age and spec is 450,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. At 920,000 pixels, the DMC-TZ60 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DMC-TZ60 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the DMC-TZ60 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DMC-TZ60. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 6,400, the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-TZ60 is 4,800.

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300 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The DMC-TZ60 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60 is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. The DMC-TZ60 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60 do not support video capability. The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support video capability which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the DMC-TZ60 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The DMC-TZ60 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DMC-TZ60, the DMC-TZ60 is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The lightest compact camera digital camera that has been available for a comparable time to the DMC-TZ60 is 20g , the heaviest is 840g, and the average weight is 170g. The DMC-TZ60 is quite heavy (214 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] (187g and cheaper), or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] (213g and cheaper) both from Fujifilm or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] (217g and cheaper).

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a similar age to the DMC-TZ60. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The DMC-TZ60 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 12 megabytes, the DMC-TZ60 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60. The average internal memory of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-TZ60 is 280MB, and the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ60

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the DMC-TZ60 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DMC-TZ60.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price], and the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8").

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the DMC-TZ60 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which is cheaper.

If this compact camera digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (486x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Panasonic DMC-TZ60 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

If you want a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (CMOS and cheaper), or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] (CMOS and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash

Expert Reviews

5 June 2015

Jump to our Best Compact cameras, Ultra-zoom cameras and Bridge camerasTo make this article easier to browse, and to make it easier for you to find the camera you're after, we've split it into... Read more…

Massive 30x optical zoom
Compact, tidy and pocketable
Handy electronic viewfinder
30x optical zoom
Competent image stabilization
Patchy performance at extreme telephoto
VERDICT
This little camera performs well
If your photographic ambitions don't go beyond web sharing or postcard prints, the image noise won't be an issue
We subjected the T 60 to the Zoo Test and liked the results

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 4 August 2015 by Aiden54

Upgraded from earlier Lumix and am delighted with the results and facilities. Manual control/aperture/speed to the electronic view finder. Bought it as it was recommended here and am not... Read more…

Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Will97

This is my second Lumix having bought a previous model several years ago, and I am very impressed so far. The optical quality of the zeiss lens is superb, while the camera comes packed with... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz60, panasonic dmctz60s, panasonic dmctz60k, panasonic dmctz60e, panasonic dmctz60ef, panasonic dmctz60eb, panasonic dmctz60efs, panasonic dmctz60ebs
Barcodes 00700686603518, 04010869246842, 04902704067074, 04902704067081, 05025232775361, 05025232775378, 05025232775408, 05025232775415, 05025232775422, 05025232775439, 05025232775446, 05025232804726, 05054063308318, 05054484570844

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