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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
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13 Reviews
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Fully-Featured
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A Less Popular Choice
92
Value for Money
Excellent
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Age
4 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A top-value and fully featured 12x optical zoom camera, good for landscape photography. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and a minimum aperture number of 3.1 and supports Wi-Fi. Customers report that it produces very good images, compact and easy to use.
16MP
4608 X 3456
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RESOLUTION
12X
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
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3.1
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6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1S
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163G
4X
DIGITAL ZOOM
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Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 number 225 across all digital cameras and number 315 in best selling cameras.

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Features
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

owners report that it has excellent user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 57%, based on 13 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available.
It has some great features:
Big optical zoom
Has an image stabiliser
Ok minimum aperture number
Supports Wi-Fi

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Panasonic digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography. It is also very good for portrait photography as well being very good for landscape photography.
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Average Review Score

2.9 stars (13 reviews)

54%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10?

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Three People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Was Fairly Priced
  • ... and shoot and have had good luck with Panasonic Lumix cameras. Couldn't believe the $ price. Didn't expect much but couldn't pass up the deal. Wow! Pleasantly ...
    SpaceMom428 - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Jan 2016
  • Perfect little point and shoot. Not fast but good deal for the money... Easy To Use. Good Image Quality. Nice Body Color. Small Compact.
    CkT - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2016
  • Unbeatable price for this super camera ! Nothing else on the market comes within 100 yards from it!
    Alpine - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Dec 2015
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Reliable
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    One Person Thought it Had a Battery That Did Not Last Very Long
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    Three People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Was a Good Size

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was compact.

  • ... Good Image Stabilization. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Nice Body Color. Small Compact.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Dec 2015
  • Takes good pictures, video, easy to operate, and compact. We have had other compact cameras but none were as good as this one...
    TwinkleT - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Jan 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed
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    Three People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Was Easy to Use

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was easy to use.

  • I really like this camera. Takes clear photos and easy to use. Like being able to connect other electronics wirelessly. Only problem I noticed yesterday ...
    Rossergirl - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Jan 2016
  • Perfect little point and shoot. Not fast but good deal for the money... Easy To Use. Good Image Quality. Nice Body Color. Small Compact.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2016
  • One Customer Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Had Good Technical Features
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    One Owner Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    Three People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Lens That Was Good
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    Some Owners Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 had a good screen.

  • Selfie-lovers will also enjoy the 2.7-inch LCD monitor, which tilts up 180 degrees for perfect framing, and also "beauty effects" that defocus the background, ...
    Steve's Digicams 5 Jan 2015
  • ... auto-focus. Good Image Quality. Good Image Stabilization. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Nice Body Color. Small Compact.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Dec 2015
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Took Good Quality Photos

    Five people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was very able to produce good images.

  • ... it... Easy To Use. Fastaccurate auto-focus. Good Image Quality. Good Image Stabilization. Good in Low Light. Great Zoom. Large Clear LCD. Short Lag Time. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 18 Jan 2016
  • ... just in case you need it... Easy To Use. Fastaccurate auto-focus. Good Image Quality. Good Image Stabilization. Good in Low Light. Great Zoom. Large Clear ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 18 Jan 2016
  • Takes good pictures, video, easy to operate, and compact. We have had other compact cameras but none were as good as this one...
    TwinkleT - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Jan 2016
  • I really like this camera. Takes clear photos and easy to use. Like being able to connect other electronics wirelessly. Only problem I noticed yesterday ...
    Rossergirl - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Jan 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was Not Good for Video Capture
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    One Customer Thought it Had a Good Flash
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big optical zoom
    Has an image stabiliser
    ok minimum aperture number
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    Has a wrist strap
    Has a carrying case
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has a self-timer
    Big internal memory
    Has a vari-angle LCD display
    Has a built-in speaker
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Features calendar
    4608 x 3072 still image resolution
    ok megapixels
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    ok maximum ISO sensitivity
    ok camera shutter speed
    ok weight
    ok digital zoom
    Does not have a GPS
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Smaller than average display diagonal
    Does not have an HDMI
    Only 200 battery life
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was a good size
    Three people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was easy to use
    Some owners thought it had a good screen or viewfinder
    7 out of 10 people thought it took good quality photos
    ok Megapixels

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10's sensor megapixels of 16MP is ok compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 51% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

    What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Big Optical Zoom

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10's optical zoom of 12x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an image stabiliser, as do 70% of digital cameras.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 3.1 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 57% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
    ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 50% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    ok Camera Shutter Speed

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 47% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 supports Wi-Fi. 73% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have a GPS. 90% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

    What is a GPS? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not feature bluetooth. 93% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

    What is bluetooth? Less Edit
    ok Weight
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    The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 163g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in flash, as do 74% of cameras.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 16% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

    Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    ok Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 4x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 59% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Does Not Have an HDMI

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI. 62% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an HDMI? Less Edit
    Has a Wrist Strap

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a wrist strap, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a wrist strap? Less Edit
    Has a Carrying Case

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a self-timer, unlike 81% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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    Big Internal Memory

    The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 80MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 85% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB.

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    Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a vari-angle LCD display? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a built-in speaker, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Only 200 Battery Life

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "battery life" mean? Less Edit
    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 of only 24mm is in the shortest 24% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-SZ10 of 288mm is in the longest 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Features Calendar

    The Lumix DMC-SZ10 features calendar, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

    Chart Hide Chart What is calendar? Less Edit
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This digital camera has a 1/2.33" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "image sensor size" mean? Less Edit
    4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 4608 x 3072. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 3264x2448, 2048x1536, 640x480 plus 7 more values. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 4592x3064 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

    Chart Hide Chart What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 was fairly priced
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    Age

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Release Date

    February 2015

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    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Panasonic cameras drop in price by 5%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $34 on a typical $709 new Panasonic camera by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    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.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Aspherical Lens
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Extra/Smart Zoom
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Diaphragm Blade
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Focus Adjustment
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker
    Voice Recording
    Audio System
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    Camera
    GPS
    Compatible Products
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Calendar
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Camera Playback
    Playback Modes
    Scene Modes
    Languages Support
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Packaging Content
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Hand Strap
    Quick Start Guide
    Carrying Case
    Wrist Strap
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Built-in Flash
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer
    Compatibility

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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    Barcodes

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