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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57

alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The performance and zoom also get good feedback. There are some critical opinions about the flash and energy efficiency, and there are some mixed views about the low light performance and durability.

usability, zoom, performance, price, image quality

contrast, shutter, energy, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the zoom and performance. The portability and price also get good reviews. The screen and reliability get less positive reviews, and there are mixed reviews on the battery and durability.

size, price, portability, performance, zoom

reliability, screen

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 / DMC-TZ57 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The performance also gets good feedback. Comments are divided on the usability. Many are critical about the portability.

zoom, performance, image quality

portability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

 

Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-ZS45. While it's not the ZS-series flagship, the ZS45 offers up a powerful 16MP High Sensitivity MOS image sensor and a long-reaching 20x optical zoom lens with POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) for...

Jan, 2015

Recommended

Expert review by : Amy Davies (photographyblog.com)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 Review

 

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 (also known as the DMC-ZS45) is pitched as a travel camera and was announced at the same time as the TZ70, being a more affordable version of that camera.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 offers a good range of specifications for the price, coming in at significantly cheaper than its more advanced sibling, the TZ70. That said, if you do have a little more to spend, it’s worth checking out the top of the...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (imaging-resource.com)

Panasonic ZS45 Review

 

At the start of 2014, Panasonic launched the Lumix ZS35, a pocket-friendly camera with a powerful 20x optical zoom lens. A year down the road, it makes this versatile selfie-friendly shooter even more attractive with the Panasonic ZS45 -- alternately...

The Panasonic ZS45 will be available in early spring, listing for ~US$300.

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Cherlynn Low (tomsguide.com)

Panasonic Lumix ZS45 Camera Review: Powerful Pocket Zoom

 

Perfect for the frequent traveler on a budget, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 will help you capture your vacation memories easily -- especially in bright light. Its 20x optical zoom performance is impressive and accurate, and its interface is wonderfully...

Small, lightweight body ; User-friendly interface ; Easy-to-use wireless: Powerful zoom with little distortion ; Plethora of fun filters

Narrow ISO light sensitivity range limits use in low light ; Somewhat slow zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 pocket zoom camera captures your memories in great color and detail, but falls short in low light.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Panasonic Lumix TZ57 is the understated travel zoom to beat (hands-on) - Pocket-lint

 

You know how it is, companies are always boasting about their latest and greatest products, sometimes detracting from the kit further down the ranks. It's

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Amy Davies (techradar.com)

Panasonic TZ57 (ZS45) review

 

A 20x optical zoom, inbuilt Wi-Fi and full manual control are standard on the TZ70's little brother

Manual control ; 20x optical zoom ; Inbuilt Wi-Fi

No raw format shooting ; No touchscreen ; Can't change autofocus point

A well-rounded camera which offers a decent amount for your money. Ideal for travelling with, but if you can stretch your budget, it's worth investigating the TZ70 too.

Mar, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 review

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 is an entry-level travel zoom camera, packing a 20x optical zoom into a body you could still slip comfortably into your pocket. Beyond the zoom, its other big selling point is a tilting screen for taking selfies with a...

Jun, 2015

Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Panasonic Lumix TZ57 Review

 

Reviewed: The Panasonic Lumix TZ57 - the travel zoom camera with a 20x optical zoom lens, and a tilting 3inch "Selfie" screen.

Good battery life ; Good image quality ; Good 20x optical zoom lens ; Tilting 3inch screen ; 10fps continuous shooting ; Full manual controls ; Selfie features

Wi-Fi button position - easily mistaken for on/off switch ; Touch-screen would have helped with Selfie shots ; Selfie features, such as background defocus can't be used with flash

The Panasonic Lumix TZ57 is a compact travel zoom camera with a useful 20x optical zoom lens, it has a tilting screen that lets you take the love-it or hate-it "Selfie" or group shot. With full HD video recording, and good image quality, as well as...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (panasonic.com)

A selfie cam that don't have a remote shutter

 

" I was fascinated seeing this camera with a selfie stick, and bought it home. Soon I found out that my only option is to use the timer, very disappointing that each selfie I took, I had to bring the cam back, press the button and wait. There is no...

Convenient

Difficult to use , no selfie stick has remote shutter for this camera

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (panasonic.com)

Great Camera

 

" I own an SLR and often take my Panasonic ZS45 instead. I am very happy with all of the things that this camera can do. I have bought one for my son and his wife and recently recommended one to a friend. "

Compact

Dec, 2015

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