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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30
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Reviews
187 Reviews + 18 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 20x optical zoom camera, with a cheap price. It has an image stabiliser, a touchscreen and a GPS and is 3D. Purchasers report that it has a good zoom, it's able to produce good images and good for video recording.
Features We Love:
Big optical zoom (20x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Image stabiliser
ok minimum aperture number (3.3)
Touchscreen
Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Essential Ephotozine Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
14.1MP
4320 X 3240
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
20x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3.3
MINIMUM
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
184g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 number 153 across all digital cameras and number 419 in best selling cameras.

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Reviews
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Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

purchasers report that it has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 187 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Panasonic digital camera has some great features:
Big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Ok minimum aperture number
R zoom camera tz30 - featuring 20x optical zoom, 50p full HD video recording and built-in GPS func

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.

96
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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (187 reviews)

55%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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4 Recommended Awards

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has received four Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Trusted Reviews, pcactual.com and gagadget.com.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from pcactual.com Recommended from gagadget.com Recommended from vido.com.ua

2 Gold Awards

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has received a Gold Award from expert review sites What Digital Camera and buy-n-shoot.com.
Gold from What Digital Camera Gold from buy-n-shoot.com

12 Further Awards

It's received 12 Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Ephotozine, Camera Labs and Expert Reviews.
Highly Recommended from Ephotozine Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Best Buy from Expert Reviews Best Buy from Lydogbilde.no Editor's Choice from Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice from CNET.co.uk Essential from PhotographyBlog.com Hot Product from Pocket Lint Silver from onfoto.ru Best in Test from ljudochbild.se Best in Test 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk 4 Star from 01net.com

What Are People Saying About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?

Picture Quality
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11
Lens System
48
12
Video Capability
16
0
Features
20
0
Size and Weight
25
7
Ease of Use
25
0
Viewfinder / Screen
5
3
Price
14
6
Connectivity
5
6
Design
10
1
Flash
2
1
Robustness
7
1
Landscape Photography
3
0
Support
4
4
Sports Photography
1
1
Battery
0
3
Portrait Photography
0
1
6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... TZ30 is quite an expensive camera, although when you take into account the raft of functions it starts to appear good value. Features are one thing, though ...
    Techradar 16 Apr 2012
  • ... ever-highe... Great fun to use and packed with useful features, the sturdy Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 isn't cheap, but it has built-in GPS to geotag your ...
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • ... control and use the many other options will not be dissapointed. Great value for money...
    Polly - Amazon.co.uk 6 Jul 2012
  • Cool camera does lots more than I will ever use but good price for an excellent camera...
    Teepee - Amazon.co.uk 22 Jan 2015
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was really well made and was reliable.

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    Really Well Made
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... 20x optical zoom lens, 14.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor, 3inch screen, built in GPS and map in the camera. Also avail... The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 provides ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... it is nice to have good manual control if you really need it. Well built with a Leica lens. Price reasonable for the quality and performance...
    Enginemelter - Amazon.co.uk 28 Dec 2012
  • ... is a good quality metal bodied camera which feels expensive and well made in your hand. I might buy a much bigger camera with SLR capabilities, but this ...
    JessH - Amazon.co.uk 18 Apr 2014
  • ... speed is some of the fastest yet seen in a compact. Easy to use and feels well built. Builtin digital filters and a onetouch panorama mode. Generous range ...
    Trusted Reviews 20 Feb 2012
  • View All Reviews About Well Made
    Reliable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    10 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Short Battery Life

    Over 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had a bad battery life.

  • ... every area. Image quality is decent but not outstanding, and battery life could be better, yet every other area is a winner. A great zoom range from 24-480mm, ...
    Pocket Lint 5 Apr 2012
  • ... image stabilisation. Very fast autofocus. Battery life okay at best. GPS eats battery life, image quality good but not exceptional.
    Pocket Lint 5 Apr 2012
  • ... optical zoom. Excellent image stabilisation. Very fast autofocus. Battery life okay at best. GPS eats battery life, image quality good but not exceptional.
    Pocket Lint 5 Apr 2012
  • ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-T 30. Rubber grip on the back would be nice. Battery life could be better.
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • 8 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Was Good in Terms of Size

    Over 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was compact and several people thought that it was also easy to carry around, was a good size and body shape.

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    Compact
    23 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... autofocus mean it's a responsive and easy to use camera. Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012: 27 reviewed and rated The to...Massive zoom range. Extensive ...
    techradar.com/au/ 16 Apr 2012
  • ... a small body. And the Panasonic TZ30 pushes the boat out. Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012: 27 reviewed and rated Last year's Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 ...
    Techradar 16 Apr 2012
  • ... you're after a pocketable, powerful and easy to use compact camera then the TZ30 is up there with the very best. Although image quality isn't going to ...
    What Digital Camera 8 Mar 2012
  • ... manual controls; you can let the camera d... The Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a fine compact camera with a big zoom lens and a good quality sensor. It can be used ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 6 May 2012
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Good Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Good Body Shape
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Thin
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was good-looking, ergonomic and well designed.

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    Good-Looking
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... zoom without flash and I still get great results. This camera makes a rubbish photographer look good...
    Aussie9 - Amazon.co.uk 22 May 2013
  • ... I just couldn't get any action shots to look good (pics of my boy playing rugby) even using the sports mode - probably user error rather than camera though mind........ ...
    Bobkat - Amazon.co.uk 27 Dec 2013
  • ... addition of a manual mode in addition to the program mode, I find as a rule at IA does a pretty good job. It has a limited set of parameters but does enable ...
    Nic - Amazon.co.uk 23 Mar 2013
  • It may have more features which to me are a total waste of time as I look for the best image quality out of any camera. My wife liked it as it was small ...
    TotnesJohn - Amazon.co.uk 3 Jul 2013
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Ergonomic
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Well Designed
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was really easy to use and seven people thought that it also had good controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    24 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... you're after a pocketable, powerful and easy to use compact camera then the TZ30 is up there with the very best. Although image quality isn't going to ...
    What Digital Camera 8 Mar 2012
  • ... competition in terms of specifications, but also in terms of size, as well as ease of use. On... Despite its very small size, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 15 Jun 2012
  • ... image stabilisation and spritely autofocus mean it's a responsive and easy to use camera. Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012: 27 reviewed and rated ...
    techradar.com/au/ 16 Apr 2012
  • ... the hand, and there's a substantial grip on the front panel. Button placement is intuitive... The TZ30 offers a 20x optical zoom and is an excellent camera ...
    CNET.com.au 4 Jun 2012
  • View All Reviews About Easy to Use
    Has Good Controls
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 20 People Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had good features and two people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

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    Has Good Features
    26 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... iterations of Panasonic's travel zoom range, the TZ30 boasts plenty of features that jet setters will find invaluable. This camera sits neatly in the hand, ...
    CNET.com.au 4 Jun 2012
  • ... avail... The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 provides a number of useful features including an impressive 20x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, full HD ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... now that the mad scramble for ever-highe... Great fun to use and packed with useful features, the sturdy Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 isn't cheap, but it has ...
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • The Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ30 packs an extensive range of features into a compact sized body. Big attractions include 20x zoom, Full High Definition Movies ...
    Cameras.co.uk 30 Apr 2012
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    Has a Powerful Motor
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Most People Thought it Had Good Connectivity

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had gps.

  • ... 20x optical zoom lens, 14.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor, 3inch screen, built in GPS and map in the camera. Also avail... The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 provides ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... logging. Compact metal body. 20x optical zoom. In camera HDR Panoramic. GPS features with map. Quick focus. Panasonic Lumix DMC-T 30. Rubber grip on the ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... features, the sturdy Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 isn't cheap, but it has built-in GPS to geotag your photos, good low-light performance and an impressive ...
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • ... well as some rivals...Good optical zoom lens. Excellent video mode. GPS works quickly. Good general responsiveness and fast autofocus in good light. Effective ...
    Digital Versus 20 Mar 2012
  • Some Customers Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance

    Three people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had good instructions.

  • ... a small body. And the Panasonic TZ30 pushes the boat out. Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012: 27 reviewed and rated Last year's Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 ...
    Techradar 16 Apr 2012
  • ... autofocus mean it's a responsive and easy to use camera. Buying Guide Best compact camera 2012: 27 reviewed and rated The to...Massive zoom range. Extensive ...
    techradar.com/au/ 16 Apr 2012
  • ... 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating the guide to best camera in India under 10000, regularly.Digital cameras have taken over ...
    nothingwired.com 9 Dec 2014
  • The Majority of People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was noisy.

  • ... build quality. Integrated GPS. Impressive video performance. Slight noise in some conditions. A little expensive. Good low-light performance.
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • ... good light. Effective optical stabilisation system. Electronic noise could be handled more effectively. Colour fringing. LCD hard to see in low light and ...
    Digital Versus 20 Mar 2012
  • ... quality isn't the best. Images a bit soft even at low ISOs. Noise is a problem from ISO 400. Small buttons.
    hardwarezone.com.sg 15 Jun 2012
  • ... touchscreen. Build quality. No raw capture. Battery life. Noise suppression at mid to high ISOs.
    Techradar 16 Apr 2012
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    More than 60 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had a good zoom and several people thought that it also had a good image stabiliser, lens and autofocus.

    View All Reviews About Lens System
    Has a Good Zoom
    61 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • ... Panas... Overall, the Panasonic Lumix TZ30 leaves a good impression. The extensive zoom, excellent optical image stabilisation and spritely autofocus mean ...
    techradar.com/au/ 16 Apr 2012
  • In this review Functions Design and build Photo tests Video test Conclusion You want a long zoom but you'd rather not pack a long lens. You aren't alone. ...
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • ... battery life could be better, yet every other area is a winner. A great zoom range from 24-480mm, excellent image stabilisation, very fast autofocus and ...
    Pocket Lint 5 Apr 2012
  • ... avail... The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 provides a number of useful features including an impressive 20x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, full HD ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Lens
    12 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Good Autofocus
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 10 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had a bad screen.

  • ... image-stabilisation system. Good image quality. Relatively low-resolution screen versus its competitors. No RAW capture. Battery drains quickly.
    CNET.com.au 4 Jun 2012
  • ... end. Has PASM modes. Builtin GPS receiver. 3inch touchscreen. LCD screen quality isn't the best. Images a bit soft even at low ISOs. Noise is a problem ...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 15 Jun 2012
  • ... auto controls. Compact but comfy grip. Packed with features. Small function icons on screen. Quite pricey. Not a huge stepup from T 20. Not a huge step-up ...
    T3.com 30 Jun 2012
  • ... Electronic noise could be handled more effectively. Colour fringing. LCD hard to see in low light and poor calibration (inaccurate colours etc. ). Disappointing ...
    Digital Versus 20 Mar 2012
  • The Majority of People Thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Produced Good Quality Pictures

    Over 70 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was able to produce good images and over 10 people thought that it also had a brilliant picture quality. Several people also thought that it had a good picture resolution and was good in low light.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Able to Produce Good Images
    73 people agree
    16 people disagree
  • ... every other area is a winner. A great zoom range from 24-480mm, excellent image stabilisation, very fast autofocus and a gre...20x optical zoom. Excellent ...
    Pocket Lint 5 Apr 2012
  • ... Lumix TZ30 leaves a good impression. The extensive zoom, excellent optical image stabilisation and spritely autofocus mean it's a responsive and easy to ...
    techradar.com/au/ 16 Apr 2012
  • ... Camera , LUMIX DMC-TZ30 . This gadget in the traveler zoom segment features a high sensitivity MOS sensor with 14.1 effective megapixel and 20x optical ...
    techmagnifier.com 2 Oct 2012
  • ... wide-angle Leica DC lens and a new 14.1MP high-sensitivit... The Lumix TZ30 certainly does take great images and video quality is excellent and easily ...
    siliconrepublic.com 23 Aug 2012
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has an Excellent Picture Quality
    13 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    4 people agree
    5 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    More than 20 people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was good for video recording.

  • ... built-in GPS to geotag your photos, good low-light performance and an impressive movie mode. If you're looking to upgrade your snapper before...Good lowlight ...
    CNET.co.uk 12 Mar 2012
  • ... optical stabilisation system, a fast continuous shooting mode and a great video mode. However, it doesn't handle digital noise as well as some rivals...Good ...
    Digital Versus 20 Mar 2012
  • ... impressive 20x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, full HD video recording with stereo sound and built in GPS. There is a 3 inch touch screen on ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... range, there’s Geotagging capability and the camera has the quality to shoot Full HD video with DOLBY soun...
    buy-n-shoot.com 9 Sep 2012
  • Two People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 had a good flash.

  • ... clear photos with good detail, also in low light situations. Photos taken with the built-in flash, however, looked unnatural and were washed out because ...
    Bluesforlife - Amazon.co.uk 15 Oct 2012
  • ... the MP and only OK - so much for progress! The flash is more intelligent (does not white out close-up so often) and some of the other gadgets are probably ...
    Isothio - Amazon.co.uk 5 Jun 2014
  • The Majority of People Thought This Digital Camera Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Six people thought that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 was excellent for macro photography.

  • ... viewing on computer and 48" tv Much better than my previous TZ20. Macro it brilliant...
    Roy - Amazon.co.uk 8 Mar 2013
  • ... however, the nice...High speed continuous shooting. Good image quality. Great macro performance. Full HD video, stereo sound. GPS logging. Compact metal ...
    Ephotozine 4 May 2012
  • ... to use after reading through the user's manual. The picture quality is excellent - especially macro shots - and it's got a good zoom range. It's not ultra ...
    Genie60 - Amazon.co.uk 10 Nov 2014
  • ... ultra wideangle. Full HD video with stereo sound. IS 100 to IS 6400. 3cm macro mode. 10fps. Lack of raw capture. Battery life is not very impressive. Noise ...
    techmagnifier.com 2 Oct 2012
  • One Person Thought it is Not Good for Portraits
    View All Reviews About Portrait Photography
    One Person Thought it is Good for Sports Photography
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big optical zoom
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    ok minimum aperture number
    Has a touchscreen
    Has a GPS
    3D
    Has a built-in flash
    Features multi burst mode
    Supports Full HD video
    Has an HDMI
    Large display diagonal
    Features calendar
    4320 x 3240 still image resolution
    Large closest focusing distance
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Features face detection
    Has an HDMI port
    ok megapixels
    ok maximum ISO sensitivity
    4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
    ok weight
    Long camera shutter speed
    Tiny digital zoom
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Tiny internal memory
    ok Megapixels

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30's sensor megapixels of 14.1MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Big Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Lumix DMC-TZ30 of 20x is in the biggest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 has an image stabiliser, as do 71% of cameras.

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    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 66% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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    4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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    Has a Touchscreen
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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    Has a GPS
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    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a GPS. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS.

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    3D

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is 3D, unlike 92% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30's weight of 184g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 46% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a built-in flash, as do 75% of cameras.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 features multi burst mode, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 supports Full HD video, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Tiny Digital Zoom

    The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The Lumix DMC-TZ30's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 has an HDMI, unlike 61% of cameras which do not have an HDMI.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.5". The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-TZ30 of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Calendar

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30 features calendar. 88% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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    4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

    This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 480x480|640x360|640x424|640x480|1536x1536|1920x1080|1920x1920|2048x1360|2048x1536|2304x2304|2560x1440|2560x1712|2560x1920|2736x2736|3072x1728|3072x2048|3072x2304|3232x3232|3648x2056|3648x2432|3648x2736|4320x2432|4320x2880|4320x3240, which is typical of many cameras.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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

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    Large Closest Focusing Distance

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30's closest focusing distance of 0.03m is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Lumix DMC-TZ30's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than 86% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 of 480mm is longer than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera supports a video resolution of 320x240|640x480|1280x720|1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. 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 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).

    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.

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    Tiny Internal Memory

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    Features Face Detection

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    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 153 out of 372 digital cameras.
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    6 out of 10 people thought it was fairly priced

    How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is 104.9mm wide and 58.9mm tall. It is 28.2mm deep and weighs 0.184kg.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

    QWhat is the optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 uses interchangeable lenses and the optical zoom depends on which lens you use.
    QWhat is the weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a 184 grams digital camera.
    QWhat is the camera type of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a compact digital camera.
    QWhat is the megapixels of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a 14.1 megapixels digital camera.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 have an image stabiliser?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 uses interchangeable lenses and whether it has an image stabiliser depends on which lens you use.
    QWhat is the image sensor size of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a 1/2 to 1/2.5 image sensor size.
    QWhat is the maximum image resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240.
    QWhat is the sensor type of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a live mos sensor type.
    QWhat is the colour of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a brown digital camera.
    QWhat is the digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor.
    QWhat is the minimum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 uses interchangeable lenses and the minimum aperture number depends on which lens you use.
    QWhat is the maximum ISO sensitivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400.
    QWhat is the camera shutter speed of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a camera shutter speed of 1/2000 second.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 support Full HD video?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 supports Full HD video.
    QWhat is the maximum video resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD).
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30?
    AThe Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a display diagonal of 3 inches.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 have a touchscreen?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a touchscreen.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 have an HDMI?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has an HDMI.
    QIs the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 3D?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 is 3D.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 have a GPS?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a GPS.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 feature multi burst mode?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 features multi burst mode.
    QDoes the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 have a built-in flash?
    AYes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 has a built-in flash.
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Aspect Ratio
    Optical Sensor Size
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    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)
    Lens Type
    Extra/Smart Zoom
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Combined Zoom
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus
    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
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Audio System
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    Connection to PC
    HDMI
    USB Version
    AV Output
    Camera
    3D
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Calendar
    Histogram
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Hand Strap
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Video Capability
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Weight
    Interface
    Face Detection
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Aperture Range (F-F)
    USB 3.0 Port
    On/off Switch
    Panorama
    Effective Sensor Resolution
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Lens System
    Digital SLR

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    panasonic dmctz30k, panasonic dmctz30w, dmctz30egs

    Barcodes

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