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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

$244.95
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
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A best selling and breathtakingly cheap compact digital camera, with excellent expert reviews and very good features
Compact 12.1MP 30x Yes Feb 2015
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Panasonic DMC-ZS50S-R LUMIX 30X Travel Zoom Camera
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Panasonic Lumix ZS50 Camera, Black
$281.00
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PANASONIC LUMIX ZS50 Camera, 30X LEICA DC Vario-ELMAR Lens, 12.1 Megapixels, High Sensitivity Sensor, Eye Viewfinder, DMC-ZS50S (USA SILVER)
$285.00
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Digital Camera (Black) + 32GB Green's Camera Bundle 1
$347.49
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$370.79
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$371.19
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$381.69
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$386.49
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$289.99
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Panasonic Lumix 12.1MP Digital Camera with 30X Optical Zoom - Black (Dmc-ZS50S)
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$299.99
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$398.99
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Used - PANASONIC LUMIX ZS50 Camera, 30X LEICA DC Vario-ELMAR Lens, 12.1 Megapixels, High Sensitivity Sensor, Eye Viewfinder, DMC-ZS50S (USA SILVER)
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Refurbished - PANASONIC LUMIX ZS50 Camera, 30X LEICA DC Vario-ELMAR Lens, 12.1 Megapixels, High Sensitivity Sensor, Eye Viewfinder, DMC-ZS50S (USA SILVER)
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 number 19 in best selling cameras and number 58 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
196 Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
The Lumix DMC-ZS50 has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Bigger than average internal memory
Per-long LEICA lens with 30x zoom [24-720mm] brings the scene in close
Enhanced low-light sensitivity for improved sharpness even without a flash
Built-in eye viewfinder eliminates outdoor glare on sunny - super-long LEICA lens with 30x zoom [24-720mm] brings the scene in close
Built-in eye viewfinder eliminates outdoor glare on sunny days

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 is 110.7mm wide and 64.6mm tall. It is 34.4mm deep and weighs 217g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 front dimensions
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Popular Choice

The Lumix DMC-ZS50 is a popular choice amongst people who bought cameras in the last 3 months.

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $244.95 it is still in the cheapest 34% of cameras.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Lumix DMC-ZS50's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 30x is bigger than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-ZS50 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 217g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 51% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 86MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Lumix DMC-ZS50 supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-ZS50 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-ZS50 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Magnification

The magnification of the Lumix DMC-ZS50 of only 2.59x is lower than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmczs50sr, panasonic dmczs50w, panasonic dmczs50k, canon dmczs50k

Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00017846464644, 00017846466990, 00616348058384, 00616348058391, 00616348058414, 00616348058421, 00616348058438, 00644391062713, 00885170235465, 00885170235472

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