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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56

70

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 16MP 20x No Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 as follows:
84
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2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Powerful 20x optical zoom from 24mm ultra wide-angle in a slim, compact body
16-Megapixel MOS sensor and venus engine for high speed, high sensitivity image recording
180-degree tiltable monitor and self shot mode
Shoot, view, share images in more flexible way with wi-fi connectivity
High quality 1920 x 1080 full-hd video
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Does not feature bluetooth

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 Video Reviews

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 61% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 of 20x is bigger than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Lumix DMC-TZ56's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-TZ56's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Lumix DMC-TZ56 of 224g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 has a built-in speaker(s). 92% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Lumix DMC-TZ56's internal memory of 70MB is in the biggest 21% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-TZ56 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-TZ56 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-TZ56's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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350 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Lumix DMC-TZ56 which takes 350 battery life.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The smallest image sensor size of cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-TZ56 of only 6.4 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ56's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ56 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dmctz56egk, dmctz56egr, dmctz56egw, dmctz56ek, dmctz56er, dmctz56ew

Barcodes:

05025232775644, 05025232775651, 05025232775668

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