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Panasonic Lumix TZ30 & DMC-TZ25 Digital Compact Cameras

Panasonic Lumix TZ30 & DMC-TZ25 Digital Compact Cameras - Panasonic update their travel zoom TZ range of compact cameras with two new models.

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Category : Digital Cameras
Product : Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30
Price : £100
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Panasonic introduce two new travel zoom compacts, the DMC-TZ30 (ZS20) and DMC-TZ25 (ZS15), to their TZ range both with 24mm wide-angle zooms.

Lumix DMC-TZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30


Key features:

  • Image Sensor: 14.1M High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Engine: Venus Engine
  • Lens: LEICA DC Lens with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle
  • Zoom: 20x Optical Zoom / 40x intelligent zoom
  • AF speed: 0.1 seconds
  • Burst shoot: 10 FPS
  • Movie recording: 1,920 x 1,080 50p Full HD AVCHD video recording and a stereo microphone
  • LCD Screen: 3 Inch 460,000-dot Wide Viewing Angle Smart Touch Screen with AR Coating
  • Panorama mode
  • Size: 104.9 x 58.9 x 28.2 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 184g without Battery and SD Memory Card / Approx. 206g with Battery and SD Memory Card
The TZ30 pulls a stills and HD camera into a body that features a 24mm wide-angle lens, with an extended 20x optical zoom, a 14.1 megapixel sensor and a quick autofocus. You can shoot using the camera’s button system, or by using its three inch wide angle touch screen LCD.

The camera also features a continuous shoot mode that can achieve 10 frames per second of continuous shooting and the Intelligent Auto features makes it even easier to capture shots. Face Recognition, Scene Selector and Auto Retouch modes are built in plus, you'll always be able to remember where you took your shots thanks to the enhance GPS system that's built in.

The TZ30 will be available in black, red, white and silver from March.

Lumix DMC-TZ25
Lumix DMC-TZ25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

The TZ25 features a 24mm wide-angle, 16x optical zoom, a 12.1 megapixel sensor and a mode to help you take blur-free shots. It can shoot at 10 frames per second, features HD video and has a series of special effects that can be applied to your shots in-camera. It has a 3inch screen and can be charged via the mains or by USB. The Panasonic Lumix TZ25 will be available from March in black or silver.

Key features:

  • Image Sensor: 12.1M High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Engine: Venus Engine
  • Lens: LEICA DC Lens with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle
  • Zoom: 16x Optical Zoom
  • Burst shoot: 10 FPS
  • Movie recording: 1,920 x 1,080 50p Full HD AVCHD video recording and a mono microphone
  • LCD Screen: 3 Inch 460,000-dot
  • Panorama mode
More information is available from the Panasonic website.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 Specifications

ManufacturerPanasonic
Lens
Max Aperturef/3.3 - f/5.9
35mm equivalent24mm - 384mm
Optical Zoom16x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels12.1Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4000
Pixels (H)3000
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/2.33 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution460,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus3cm
Focusing modes
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/4000sec
Shutter speeds longest15sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting10fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS25
Stereo SoundNo
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLi-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 895mAh)
CIPA Rating260
Box Contents
Box ContentsBattery Pack, AC adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM
Dimensions
Weight185g
Width104.9mm
Height57.6mm
Depth33.4mm

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Specifications

ManufacturerPanasonic
Lens
Max Aperturef/3.3 - f/6.4
35mm equivalent24mm - 480mm
Optical Zoom20x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels14.1Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4320
Pixels (H)3240
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/2.33 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution460,000 dots
Touch ScreenYes
Focusing
Min Focus3cm
Focusing modes
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/2000sec
Shutter speeds longest15sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting10fps
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
  • 320x240 QVGA
Video FPS25
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo Data
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLi-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 895mAh)
CIPA Rating260
Box Contents
Box ContentsBattery Pack, AC adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, DVD (Map Included)
Dimensions
Weight184g
Width104.9mm
Height58.9mm
Depth28.2mm

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