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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

A fairly highly rated and fully featured 16 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 as follows for Summary.
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53 Reviews
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Good Features
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 81% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and good video capture.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite small display diagonal
Does not have an HDMI
79
Very Good
40
Mediocre
66
Good
47
Mediocre

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Video Reviews


How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 99mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 29.8mm deep and weighs 163g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this digital camera is 63%. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the bottom 12%.

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Good Owner Reviews

This Panasonic camera has an average owner rating of 87% based on 47 owner reviews. 25 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 81% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

10 people mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was good value for money.

Very Good Brand

We checked 11,202 user and expert reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four owners who purchased it concluded that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four people considered that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two owners concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was compact.

Customers Report Good Technical Guidance

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 had good technical guidance.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

10 people who reviewed it said that it was able to produce good images.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a pretty standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has an 1|1/2.3|1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a relatively standard weight (163 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". At only 2.7 inches, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Panasonic digital camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1536 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras also feature calendar.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB. The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a quite big internal memory (80 megabytes) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

It was May 2016 when this Panasonic camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcsz10egk, panasonic dmcsz10efk, panasonic dmcsz10egw, panasonic dmzsz10ws

Barcodes:

04010869249898, 04010869249928, 04056572643684, 05025232818457, 05025232818464, 05025232818488, 05025232818563, 05025232818570, 05025232818587, 05025232818594, 05025232818600, 05025232818617

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