Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the viewfinder and lens are generally positive. The value for money and image quality also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the battery and screen.

portability, image quality, value for money, lens, viewfinder

screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

See all Panasonic Digital Compact Cameras

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 3 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 3 of 3 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (15)

Expert review by:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 review

 

Reliable, predictable image quality and built-in Wi-Fi make the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 a tempting choice for novice users. Tweaks and options are a little thin on the ground, but the option to add creative filters retrospectively means you can afford...

Built-in Wi-Fi ; Very compact ; Good image quality

Very few manual options

The SZ9 tips the scales at £199, which isn’t pocket money, but when you consider what you’re getting in return it still represents extremely good value. Image quality doesn’t seem to have been adversely affected by the high resolution of the sensor,...

Expert review by:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 review

 

Camera manufacturers are desperate to distinguish their products from smartphones, and a big zoom is an obvious way to do this. Not everyone wants to carry a bulky ultra-zoom camera, though, and even pocket ultra-zooms such as the Panasonic TZ range...

Superbly conceived with Wi-Fi and a 10x zoom, but image quality is disappointing

Expert review by:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9

 

Even though it's light on the wallet and in the pocket, the SZ9 delivers good image quality and seamless Wi-Fi functionality that belies its list price.

Seamless Wi-Fi integration, including remote viewfinder capability ; Compact size with 10x zoom ; Generally good image quality

Higher resolution LCD screen would be nice ; Does have a tendency to blow out highlights

Even though it's light on the wallet and in the pocket, the SZ9 delivers good image quality and seamless Wi-Fi functionality that belies its list price. Provided that manual controls are not on your list of priorities, this is a very functional little...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:Live MOS
Sensor Size:1/2.33''

Lens

Bayonet Compatibility:Not Applicable
Longest Shutter Speed in s:30
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1600

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
etilize
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT