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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57

Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 20 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 20x Yes May 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 as follows for Summary.
100
63 Reviews + 16 Awards
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 63 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is reasonably priced and is robust. However they also report it is not an acceptable size.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Quite big optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
73
Very Good
48
Mediocre
74
Very Good
64
Good

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 Video Reviews


How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 is 107.9mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 32.1mm deep and weighs 223g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

16 Industry Awards

Amongst cameras, this Panasonic camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras.

Four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews and it received a "Warmly Recommended" award from Itpro.no.

The experts at four more expert review sites all concluded that this Panasonic digital camera was outstanding and gave it their highest award. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from Play3r.net, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, Cnetfrance.fr and Photoxels.com.

The experts at websites DP Review, Camera Labs and Digicamreview.co.uk all thought that this digital camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at two more expert review sites both liked this camera. This Panasonic digital camera received a Plusxaward.de "Innovation and Ease of Use" award and review website Expert Reviews concluded that it was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave this Panasonic digital camera an "Excellent" award, it received an "EISA" award from EISA.eu and it received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus.

Expert Reviews Are Good

38 experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine have rated this camera on average 81%.

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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 24 user reviews the average user rating of this Panasonic digital camera is 82 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two customers concluded that this digital camera was not compact.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six people who purchased the product agreed that it had a good zoom.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 was good value for money.

Users Report it is Robust

Two people who bought it considered that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight people who purchased this digital camera said that it was able to produce good images and two customers said in their reviews that it was good in low light.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

  • It offers a big zoom lens, good photo quality…
  • It does well! The still image quality is fantastic also using natural light outside the images are better because the lens is small…
  • If it cannot take photos that look natural then in my opinion it is not fit for purpose…

Features

Average Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a relatively average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital 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 223 grams, the Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-TZ57 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 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-TZ57 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 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-TZ57 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of cameras is 420MB, and the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 78 megabytes, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 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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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this camera 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. Digital cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 480 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 300mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-TZ57 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (1,040,000 pixel) amongst cameras of this age.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This Panasonic digital camera has been on the market since May 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmctz57efk, panasonic dmctz57efw, panasonic dmctz57ebk, panasonic dmctz57egw, panasonic dmctz57t

Barcodes:

04010869203821, 04010869248532, 04010869248549, 04010869250658, 04549077359186, 05025232819164, 05025232819171, 05025232819195, 05025232819201, 05025232819225, 05025232819232, 05025232819263, 05025232819270, 05025232819287, 05025232819294

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