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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 474 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and performance. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the exposure and optics. Reviews are divided on the focus.

usability, portability, image quality, performance, zoom

low-light, flash, optics, exposure

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80


alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Comments about the image quality and size are overall positive. The performance and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical comments about the exposure and color. Reviews about the sensor and screen are mixed.

usability, portability, performance, size, image quality

viewfinder, flash, color, exposure

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMC-ZS60K Lumix 4k Digital Camera 18 Megapixels, 24-720mm LEICA DC Lens Zoom, Wi-Fi (Black)Panasonic DMC-ZS60K Lumix 4k Digital Camera 18 Megapixels, 24-720mm LEICA DC Lens Zoom, Wi-Fi (Black)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

Panasonic's ZS60 camera lets you adjust focus after you shoot


Along with a bevy of shooting options, including 4K video and stills, the compact 30x zoom camera announced at CES 2016 uses high-speed autofocus to make sure the subject you want is sharp.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

Brilliant camera


Bought this camera to take on our world cruise and cannot fault it. Took brilliant photos and videos. Only complaint we had was instructions could be clearer, this seems to be the problem with many brands. Otherwise very happy with this camera. We had...

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio system:Mono / STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y


Battery Capacity:1025
Battery level indicator: Yes
Battery life (CIPA standard):280 / 320
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB


Camera file system:DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3 / DCF,DPOF,Exif 2.3,RAW
Camera playback:Highlights, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails / slide show / slide show, thumbnails
Contrast adjustment:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / No
Histogram:Y / Yes
Image editing:Crop, Resizing / resizing, rotating, trimming
Image quality adjustment:Contrast, Saturation / Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness
Languages support:Multi
Live view:Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:Traditional Chinese, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Polish
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid / Skin tones, Vivid
Playback modes:Slideshow
Saturation adjustment:Y / Yes
Scene modes:Backlight, Children, Food, Night, Night landscape, Portrait, Sports, Sunset / Panorama, Portrait, Sunset
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Scene
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade / Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Shade


Colour of product:Black / Black, Grey, Silver / Black, Silver
Product colour:Black


Display diagonal:7.62
Display diagonal (metric):7.5
Display resolution (numeric):1040000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:N
Touchscreen:N / Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:N / No


Flash exposure compensation:Y
Flash exposure correction:±3EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes:Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization / Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash range (tele):2 - 2.9
Flash range (wide):0.6 - 5.6


Auto Focus (AF) assist beam:Y / Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:49
Auto Focus (AF) points selection:Auto
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Face tracking, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus / Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Face tracking, Single Auto Focus / continuous auto focus, single auto focus
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range (tele):2 - ∞
Macro focusing range (wide):0.03 - ∞
Normal focusing range:0.5 - ∞ / 2 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):0.7 - ∞ / 2
Normal focusing range (wide):0.5 / 0.5 - ∞

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Extra/Smart zoom:61.2 / 61.5
Focal length range (f-f):4.3 - 129
Lens structure (elements/groups):12/9
Maximum aperture number:6.4 / 8
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):99 / 990
Minimum aperture number:3.3
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.4 / 24
Number of aspheric elements:5
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 / 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):6400
ISO sensitivity (min):80
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 1EV (1/3EV step) / ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:aperture priority AE, manual, shutter priority AE / aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE / Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern) / Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD,SDXC
Memory slots:1


Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

USB Connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC, USB / USB
Hand strap:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact Camera
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW / JPG,RAW
Image Sensor Size:1/2.3
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer location:Body
Maximum image resolution:4896 x 3672
Motion detection function:Y
Sensor Type:MOS
Still image resolution(s):2400x1800, 3456x2592, 4896x3672 / 4896x3672, 3456x2592, 2400x1800, 4896x3264, 3456x2304, 2400x1600, 4896x2752, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3664x3664, 2592x2592, 1824x1824
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:18.9

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
PictBridge:Y / Yes
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:electronic, mechanical / Mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/16000
Slowest camera shutter speed:4 / 60

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Self-timer: Yes
User guide: Yes


Full HD: Yes
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Motion JPEG frame rate:50
Resolution at capture speed:640x480@25fps, 1280x720@25fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@50fps
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MP4 / AVCHD,MP4
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160


Magnification:19.6 / 2.59
Viewfinder screen size:0.2

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.8 / 64
Height :38 / 6.4
Weight (including battery):282
Width:11.2 / 112