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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56

A fully featured 16 megapixel 20 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact Camera 16MP 20x No Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 number 833 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Does not feature bluetooth
Very small digital zoom

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on two expert reviews from sites including dkamera.de and Chip.de the average expert rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 80 out of 100.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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


Features

Average Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a fairly typical 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 typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 224 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x, the biggest is 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. At 20 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras also feature calendar.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 does not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-TZ56 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 480 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-TZ56 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic digital camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2014.


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,840 product attributes, 186,316 digital camera reviews and 2,554,000 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmctz56egk, dmctz56egr, dmctz56egw, dmctz56ek, dmctz56er, dmctz56ew
Barcodes 05025232775644, 05025232775651, 05025232775668

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