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Panasonic TZ60/ZS40 review

Panasonic's flagship travel compact gets a 30x optical zoom and EVF

As part of our image quality testing for the TZ60, we've shot our resolution chart.

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:

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Test table

The full ISO 100 resolution chart image.

ISO 100

ISO 100, Score: 24. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 200

ISO 200, Score: 22. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 400

ISO 400, Score: 20. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 800

ISO 800, Score: 18. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, Score: 18. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, Score: 16. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, Score: 12. Click here to view full resolution image.

Raw

ISO 100

ISO 100, Score: 24. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 200

ISO 200, Score: 24. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 400

ISO 400, Score: 22. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 800

ISO 800, Score: 20. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, Score: 18. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, Score: 16. Click here to view the full resolution image.

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, Score: 14. Click here to view the full resolution image.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution18.1 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyLumix
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom30x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NamePanasonic
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Face Detection, Near Field Communication (NFC), Orientation Sensor
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMP4, AVCHD
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)214 g
Flash Memory Capacity12 MB
Minimum Focus Distance30 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4896 x 3672
Maximum Frame Rate50 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeMOS
Total Camera Resolution18.9 Megapixel
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height64.3 mm
Width110.5 mm
Depth34.3 mm
Autofocus Points23
Focal Length4.30 mm to 129 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, MPO, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerPanasonic
Product ModelDMC-TZ60
Product NameLumix DMC-TZ60 Compact Camera
Product LineLumix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberDMC-TZ60EB-K
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.panasonic.co.uk
Marketing InformationFully Manual Operation with 30x LEICA Zoom

The LUMIX DMC-TZ60 boasts a 30x optical zoom, EVF and Wi-Fi® with NFC in an ultra slim body. Save your memories in remarkable quality with the 18.1-megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor.

Battery Life300 Shot
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-TZ60 Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor
  • USB Cable
  • Hand Strap
Display Resolution920000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker