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Panasonic Lumix TZ25 review

The 16x travel zoom that's fast and fun to use

As part of our image quality testing for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 is capable of resolving up to around 24 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 100, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 400, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 800, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 1600, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25 review

ISO 3200, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyLumix TZ
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourRed
Optical Zoom16x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NamePanasonic
FeaturesLive View, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, 3D Panorama
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVCHD, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)185 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height57.6 mm
Width104.9 mm
Depth33.4 mm
Product SeriesTZ
Focal Length4.30 mm to 68.80 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, MPO
External FlashNo
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerPanasonic
Product ModelDMC-TZ25
Product NameLumix DMC-TZ25 Compact Camera
Product LineLumix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDMCTZ25EBR
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing Information

The DMC-TZ25 incorporates a 16x optical zoom LEICA DC lens from 24mm ultra wide-angle (35mm camera equivalent: 24-384mm), featuring Nano Surface Coating technology that minimizes ghosts and flaring. The 16x optical zoom increases its power to 32x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom. This is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology.

Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-TZ25 Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Hand Strap
  • CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year