Close
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

85

Overall Score

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

$291.99
$215.19 $77 cheaper than 3 days ago
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45
5 Images + 15 Videos

Loading image...
A very cheap and excellently reviewed compact digital camera, with great features
Compact 16MP 20x Yes Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Compare
Share on

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Compare Cheapest US Prices

You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Amazon US
Digital Camera - LUMIX PANASONIC DMC-ZS45PU-T BROWN
$215.19
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic DMC-ZS45 LUMIX 20X Zoom Camera with Wink-Activated Selfie Feature (Black)
$329.99
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Digital Camera (Black) + 32GB Green's Camera Bundle 1
$401.89
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Digital Camera (Black) + 64GB Green's Camera Bundle 3
$408.89
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Digital Camera (Black) + 32GB + 64GB Green's Camera Bundle 2
$441.49
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Digital Camera (White) + 64GB Green's Camera Bundle 5
$630.99
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Digital Camera (White) + 32GB + 64GB Green's Camera Bundle 4
$647.29
Go to Store
- Show less prices from Amazon US
Overstock
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 16 Megapixel Compact Camera - White
$291.99
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
Panasonic DMC-ZS45K LUMIX 20X Zoom Camera with Wink-Activated Selfie F
$369.95
Go to Store
Factory Outlet Store
Panasonic DMC-ZS45K LUMIX 20X Zoom Camera with Wink-Activated Selfie F
$374.99
Go to Store
- Show less prices from Factory Outlet Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
10 Prices from 3 Stores | $215.19-$647.29
Get Price Alerts

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Compare US Used Prices

Amazon US
Used - Panasonic DMC-ZS45 LUMIX 20X Zoom Camera with Wink-Activated Selfie Feature (Black)
$273.89
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
1 Price from 1 Store | $273.89
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 number 137 in best selling cameras and number 146 across all digital cameras.
91
Reviews
20 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
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 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Ng 20x zoom [24-480mm] brings the scene in close
Wide-angle lens, flip-up LCD and wink-activated shutter make selfies a snap
Built-in wifi links to a smartphone for remote control and on-the-spot mobile sha - long 20x zoom [24-480mm] brings the scene in close
Built-in wifi links to a smartphone for remote control and on-the-spot mobile sharing

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $291.99 to $215.19 in the last 3 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 is 107.9mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 32.1mm deep and weighs 223g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 front dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $215.19 it is still cheaper than 63% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by $77 (26%)

The price has dropped from $291.99 to $215.19 in the last 3 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 39% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45's optical zoom of 20x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

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 the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 52% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit

Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 4% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Average Weight

The Lumix DMC-ZS45's weight of 223g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 of only 0.429" is in the smallest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

Chart Hide Chart What does "image sensor size" mean? Less Edit

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-ZS45 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

Chart Hide Chart What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-ZS45 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in speaker(s)? Less Edit

Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Lumix DMC-ZS45's internal memory of 78MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "internal memory" mean? Less Edit

Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-ZS45 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

Chart Hide Chart What is Full HD video? Less Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Hide Chart What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Edit

350 Battery Life

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 is a digital camera that takes 350 shots battery life.

Chart Hide Chart What does "battery life" mean? Less Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What does "video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit

Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmczs45put, panasonic dmczs45w, panasonic dmczs45k, 151962-18

Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00616348058322, 00616348058339, 00616348058346, 00616348058353, 00616348058360, 00616348058377, 00845251096149, 00845251096156, 00885170235953, 00885170235991, 00885170236004

Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 - Other Digital Cameras Worth Considering

(935 reviews)
219.99
A bit better user reviews
Better expert reviews
Higher maximum ISO sensitivity
$5 More Expensive
Best Available Price
eBay 219.99

(898 reviews)
220.00
Slightly better expert reviews
$5 More Expensive
Best Available Price
eBay 220.00

(809 reviews)
226.95
Better brand
More popular
User reviews are a little better
$12 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Walmart 226.95

(274 reviews)
199.99
$15 Cheaper
User reviews are slightly better
Nine months older
Best Available Price
eBay 199.99

(61 reviews)
199.00
$16 Cheaper
Considerably better expert reviews
Best Available Price
Amazon US 199.00

(949 reviews)
232.44
User reviews are better
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Better brand
$17 More Expensive
Best Available Price
eBay 232.44

(99 reviews)
232.95
Better expert reviews
Better brand
370 battery life
$18 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Amazon US 232.95

Today's Best Digital Camera Deals

10% Price Drop
{Leica Sofort
13 reviews
$269.00
Was $299 (42 days ago)
Camera Type
Instant
Optical Zoom
1x
Release Date
Jul 2017
5% Price Drop
{Canon M5
390 reviews
$929.00
Was $979 (43 days ago)
Camera Type
MILC
Megapixels
24.2MP
Maximum Image Resolution
6000 X 4000 Pixels
13% Price Drop
{Nikon Coolpix W100
122 reviews
$136.99
Was $157 (23 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
13.2MP
Optical Zoom
3x
15% Price Drop
{Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III
$549.00
Was $649 (61 days ago)
Camera Type
MILC
Megapixels
16.1MP
Image Sensor Size
4"
14% Price Drop
{Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
88 reviews
$597.99
Was $698 (87 days ago)
Camera Type
SLR
Megapixels
16MP
Maximum Image Resolution
4592 X 3448 Pixels
View More Digital Camera Deals