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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

01net.com 4 Star PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 12.1 megapixel 30 times zoom factor camera
Compact 12.1MP 30x Yes Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 as follows for Summary.
99
225 Reviews + 8 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 marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 99%, based on 225 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. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, it is easy to use and good technical features.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel
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43
Mediocre
50
Average
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Average

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 110.7mm wide and 64.6mm tall. It is 34.4mm deep and weighs 217g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

The writers at four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Panasonic digital camera. M3.idg.se, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs all gave this camera a "Recommended" award and it received an "Especially Recommended 5 star" award from Lydogbilde.no.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review websites Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbillede.dk, Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom said that this Panasonic digital camera was great.

01net.com gave this camera a "4 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 25 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 201 owner reviews this camera has a fantastic average owner rating. Over 73% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

24 customers wrote that this digital camera was good quality.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

18 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use, three owners reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus and two customers who bought the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Technical Features

11 people said in their reviews that it had good features.

  • Solid image quality and lots of useful features.
  • These photos were the very first pictures she took using this camera and, since then, she has discovered more and more fantastic features…
    Abe Loke (Amazon) - September 2016
  • For more advanced features, you can download the instructions from the website…
    D shaw (Amazon) - October 2016
  • It's well built, has a long zoom (if that's important to you) and a full house of features you'd expect from a modern camera towards the higher end of its class…
  • There are so many features like this is would be difficult to list them all in one short review here.
  • Wanted a compact camera with more features & modes, both auto & manual…
  • Features are cutting edge…
  • If you switch on all the helpful features such as Intelligent Auto Plus you will be lucky to get 65-70 shots on one charge…
    Snapper (Amazon) - June 2015
  • This camera features good electronic compensation mechanisms to minimise that…
  • Seems an excellent camera - lots of facilities to learn…

Panasonic Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 11,202 expert and user 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 it is Robust

Nine owners who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 said that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

26 owners concluded that it was able to produce good images and four owners who purchased it agreed that it was good in low light.

  • Solid image quality and lots of useful features.
  • The one button video capture is simplicity itself and while the zoom is slightly slower than for still photography…
    Andy W G (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It's compactness can be misleading, some people just don't believe that a small camera can take good pictures…
    OL (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Takes brilliant pictures and easy to use…
  • Great little camera - excellent image quality excepting low light where it is still rather poor…
    DB (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Excellent photos with great colours & sharpness…
  • Great little camera - excellent image quality excepting low light…
    DB (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Beautiful camera with stunning picture quality…
    Soma C (Amazon) - July 2015
  • For those who are serious about photography, this seems a bit too simple…
    LOTHAR (Amazon) - June 2015
  • Excellent low light capabilities & superb macros…

Users Report it is a Good Size

14 owners concluded that this digital camera was compact.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four customers said in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four people concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Design

Four customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

11 people wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 had a good zoom and two people considered that the product had a good lens.

  • Has a big zoom range…
  • The one button video capture is simplicity itself and while the zoom is slightly slower than for still photography…
    Andy W G (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Quick to focus so you can capture pictures while your photographic companions are tapping their toes impatiently…
    OL (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Fantastic compact camera with a massive zoom capability and the missus loves it…
  • Had problems with the zoom lens…
  • Problems with zoom lens…
  • A) to easy covering flash and so hiding it; and b) difficult to adjust viewfinder focus…
    Craig A (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The zoom lens is really good…
    Mike Dawson (Amazon) - October 2016
  • The zoom range is impressive - Don't be suckered into buying one of those bridge cameras with a 60-56 times zoom at half the price, as the image stabilization…
    E Bernal (Amazon) - November 2015
  • It fits great in pocket and the zoom offers a great range…

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

14 owners said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

  • And of course it has a viewfinder…
    OL (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Light, easy to use, has useful information, on screen about settings…
    Sue Shand (Amazon) - August 2015
  • This camera is very good especially the view finder that shuts off the screen as you look through it…
    Wiszard (Amazon) - October 2015
  • This camera is very good especially the view finder that shuts off the screen…
    Wiszard (Amazon) - October 2015
  • A) to easy covering flash and so hiding it; and b) difficult to adjust viewfinder focus…
    Craig A (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Also has a Viewfinder, what more can you ask for…
  • For me one of the main selling points is the viewfinder…
  • Good looking camera that produces good results and has a viewfinder…
  • Excellent camera and love the viewfinder!
  • Have since checked the same model out in a store and it has the same disappointing display and slow interface…
    David (Amazon) - December 2015

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a fairly low megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a relatively typical weight (217 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 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-TZ70 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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15 Aspherical Lenses

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 is a 15 aspherical lens digital camera.

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Quite High Magnification

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has one of the higher magnifications (2.59 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The average magnification of cameras is 2.6x, and the magnifications range from 0.15x to 100x.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other digital cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 features calendar. Most of the other cameras also feature calendar.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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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 typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Panasonic camera 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. Digital cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 3840 x 2160, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2448 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 1920 x 1920, 2560 x 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. The still image resolution of all cameras ranges 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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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB and the biggest is 32GB. With an internal memory of 86 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (720 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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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-TZ70 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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3D

The Lumix DMC-TZ70 is 3D, as are most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmctz70ebs, panasonic dmctz70ebk, panasonic n129442w, panasonic n129382w, panasonic c6786
Barcodes 05025232817504, 05025232817511, 05025232817542, 05025232817559, 05025232817566, 05025232817580, 05025232817597

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