Andy Westlake tests Panasonic's pocket travel camera with a 1in sensor and 10x zoom lens

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100

Features:
Build/Handling:
Metering:
Autofocus:
AWB Colour:
Dynamic Range:
LCD viewfinder:

Pros:

  • + Really useful zoom range covers most subjects
  • + Excellent image quality from 1in sensor
  • + Pocketable design
  • + Well-implemented in-camera raw conversion

Cons:

  • - Electronic viewfinder is rather small
  • - Enthusiast photographers may find the controls frustrating
  • - Fixed rear LCD limits compositional flexibility

Product:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£529.00
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Details

Sensor:20.1MP 1in MOS
Lens:25-250mm equiv. f/2.8-5.9
Sensitivity:ISO 125-12,800
Shutter speeds:60-1/2000 sec; 1-1/16,000 sec electronic
Continuous shooting:10fps; 5fps with AF tracking
LCD:3in 1.04-million-dot touchscreen
Viewfinder:0.2in 1.16-million-dot EVF
Video:4K (3840 x 2160), 30 fps or 25 fps
Dimensions:110.5 x 64.5 x 44.3 mm
Weight:312g with battery and card
Battery life:300 shots (LCD); 240 shots (EVF)
  1. 1. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 review: introduction
  2. 2. Features
  3. 3. Build and handling
  4. 4. Autofocus
  5. 5. Pocket camera lenses: range vs speed
  6. 6. Image quality
  7. 7. Dynamic range and noise
  8. 8. Conclusion
  9. 9. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 review: First look
  10. 10. Page 10
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