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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 / DMC-TZ80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 499 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 really like the zoom and performance. The image quality and portability also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the focus, and the exposure and optics get critical reviews.

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 91/100 = 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 People are impressed by the image quality and size. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the exposure and color. Comments about the sensor and screen are different.

usability, portability, performance, size, image quality

viewfinder, flash, color, exposure

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

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : David Elrich (

Panasonic Lumix ZS60 review


Panasonic ZS60 with 30x zoom is everything a travel camera should be, but it's time to ditch the small sensor.

At $449, the ZS60 is a good travel camera overall. It’s relatively light, and it’s very compact considering it’s packing a 30x zoom. The older ZS50, based on customer ratings, was very popular, and while manufacturers oftentimes get criticized for not...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : William Chambers (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60


The Panasonic Lumix ZS60 is a compact and extremely versatile digicam with full manual controls. Loaded with great features, the camera is ready for any situation and portable enough to go anywhere. Its only major drawback is the image noise we saw in...

iAuto and Program shooting modes are accurate and easy in all situations ; Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record 4K or Full 1080p HD ; Lightning AF in still image shooting modes ; 30x optical zoom lens is useful in all shooting...

Noise present in all images at all ISO settings / More than we would like to see at the lower ISO settings ; Very weak built-in flash unit ; Bad placement of flash allows it to be easily blocked ; AF system does not keep up while recording video ; No...

The Panasonic Lumix ZS60 is a compact and extremely versatile digicam with full manual controls. Loaded with great features, the camera is ready for any situation and portable enough to go anywhere. Its only major drawback is the image noise we saw in...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Mark Peters (

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ80


Panasonic LUMIX TZ80 perfect digicam for travel photography : Panasonic recently unveiled a new addition to its travel zoom range, the LUMIX DMC-TZ80 superzoom camera. The camera's small and sturdy build means it fits easily into a pocket, and at less...

The Panasonic Lumix TZ80 price in US dollar is set at $499.99. The Panasonic camera will be available in March. Availability of colors and optional LUMIX accessories may differ depending on the country. Please check the Panasonic website in your region...

Feb, 2016


Expert review by : Amy Davies (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 Review


Announced at this year's CES, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 (also known as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60) features a 30x optical zoom (24-720mm equivalent) and is a replacement for last year's TZ70. It sits below the new TZ100 - last year's TZ57 has been...

Panasonic has added some interesting technology to its superzoom segment of the market, and it's interesting to see that the Lumix DMC-TZ80 now represents the more affordable of the company's duo of new travel compacts.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (

Panasonic ZS60 Review


Are you looking for a camera with a powerful zoom lens in a pocket-friendly package? In 2015, Panasonic catered to this need with its Lumix ZS50 digital camera. A year later, it follows up with the Panasonic ZS60, offering a far-reaching 30x optical...

Available from mid-March 2016, the Panasonic ZS60 will be sold in either silver or black body colors. Pricing in the US market is set at around US$450 or thereabouts.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Sean Captain (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Review: Good for Travel


The DMC-ZS60 is an affordable alternative to Panasonic's DMC-LX100, but it makes some compromises to get to a sub-$500 price.

Powerful 30X zoom lens ; solid, compact design ; touch-screen LCD

Very limited low-light capability, unimpressive 4K video with wobbly distortion

This pocketable camera has a 30X zoom lens and a good price, but low-light and 4K-video performance could be better.

Jun, 2016


Expert review by : Ken McMahon (

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 / ZS60 review


Panasonic's Lumix TZ80, or ZS60 as it's known in North America, is a pocket-super-zoom with a 30x optical range, 18 Megapixel sensor, 4k video, touchscreen and built-in electronic viewfinder. Announced in January 2016 alongside the flagship TZ100 /...

Built-in EVF and 3-inch touch-screen ; 30x / 24-720mm equivalent zoom range ; 4k movies, 4k photo and 4k Post Focus modes ; Lots of manual control, customisation and support for RAW files ; Built-in Wifi

4k video suffers from noise & less detail than models with bigger sensors ; Screen is fixed - doesn't tilt ; Approaching the price of 1in sensor compacts, albeit with less zoom

The Lumix TZ80 / ZS60 is the natural successor to the TZ70 / ZS50, the previous flagship travel zoom from Panasonic. Forgetting about the TZ100 / ZS100 for a moment, the TZ80 / ZS60 remains the obvious choice for those looking to pack an awesomely long...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (

Panasonic Lumix ZS60 Digital Camera Review


Have zoom, will travel.

While it may seem silly to buy a dedicated point-and-shoot when most people already have a smartphone, a travel zoom is another beast altogether. Though cameras like the ZS60 are a bit pricey, they offer incredible zoom ratios that no smartphone can...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Panasonic TZ80


The Panasonic TZ80 is a compact camera for people who want to have it all. It has a huge 30x optical zoom, but is very small and can even shoot 4K video.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 review: Can't Touch This


The Panasonic TZ range is hugely popular when it comes to dedicated compact cameras, especially if you're looking for big zoom in a relatively small package. In 2016 the range is diversifying: 2015's TZ70 is replaced by the similar TZ80 (or SZ60 for...

Touchscreen controls added, 4K video capture, fast autofocus, 30x zoom versatility in pocketable body, image stabilisation, mode dial and lens control ring for easy adjustment and functionality

No tilt/vari-angle screen, lens limitations at full zoom in low-light, 4K/Post Focus mode fun but not must-buy features, autofocus slows a lot in low light

If you're after an affordable compact camera with usable viewfinder and considerable zoom in a pocketable package then there's nothing better than the Lumix TZ80. The addition of touch controls finally bring it into the modern age - although the lack...

Feb, 2016

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