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Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Hands-On Preview

We go hands-on with the new Panasonic Lumix TZ100 - with a large 1inch sensor, 10x optical zoom and 4K video.

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Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Hands-On Preview: Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Black (9)

Panasonic has introduced the new TZ100, a serious compact camera, with a large 1inch BSI CMOS sensor, as featured in the FZ1000. The camera is designed to fit in the pocket, whilst offering a large zoom, with a 10x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 25-250mm in 35mm terms, with a bright f/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end of the lens.

The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 is designed to give the highest image qualilty possible in a Travel Zoom camera that can fit in your pocket.

The camera is slightly larger than the TZ80 and TZ70, sitting at the top of the travel zoom market, and will be available in all black or black and silver with red detailing. As a premium travel zoom camera, it is designed to give excellent image quality.

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Hands-On Preview: Panasonic Lumix TZ100 In Hand (10)

The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 is priced at £529 (RRP) and will be available from March 2016.

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Key Features 

  • 20 megapixel 1inch CMOS sensor (same as FZ1000)
  • 10x optical zoom lens, f/2.8-5.9 LEICA ASPH, 25-250mm
  • Power Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
  • Venus engine, DFD, Control ring
  • 3inch touch screen, 1040k, touch pad AF
  • ISO125 to ISO12800 extends to ISO80, ISO100 to ISO25600
  • Elecronic ViewFinder (EVF), 1166k dot, eye-sensor (same as TZ70)
  • Video (4K) - 4k photo, video, post focus, 5-axis Hybrid OIS
  • 4K photo button to make it easy to switch between modes
  • 4K full HD panning, zooming, fullHD from 4k, in camera
  • In camera raw development 
  • Low-light focus, manual focus, peaking
  • Wi-Fi, passwordless WIFI, QR Code (no NFC)
  • 10fps continuous shooting, 5fps with C-AF
  • Highlight / shadow adjustment
  • 5cm macro focus
  • 300 shot battery life
  • 110.5x64.5x44.3mm
  • 312g with battery

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Hands-On Preview: Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Silver Red (1)

The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 offers full manual controls, in camera raw processing, and is designed to give high image quality in a premium travel zoom camera so that you can produce high quality images, when you don't want to take a mirrorless CSC or DSLR camera with you,

The TZ100 features a metal body that is available in black or silver, with the silver model featuring red details. There is also a matching leather case to go with each colour of camera.

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Hands-On Photos of Equipment

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Niknut Plus
13 3.6k 82 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2016 4:54PM
Oh, more yummy !!!......look forward to the full review on this beauty !!!!.Grin
14 Mar 2016 6:15AM
I think despite the slow lens, this camera is phenomenon in the way to combine 10x zoom with 1" sensor.

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