Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
Top 59%617 points
Top 59%
Megapixels
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Top 95%
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.20fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

5. weight

159g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
200shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
35% have it
100
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
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11. pixel density

332.90ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

100mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

13. height

60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. volume

162cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. thickness

27mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
23% have it
68
0

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
45% have it
67
0

18. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
35% have it
59
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

20. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
87% have it
51
0

21. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
44% have it
50
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
65% have it
49
0

23. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
20% have it
48
0

24. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
12x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

25. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.10f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

26. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
88% have it
41
0

27. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
288mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

28. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
8s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s
38
0

29. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

30. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
93% have it
32
0

31. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.10
31
0

32. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
92% have it
31
0

33. internal storage

0.08GB
Leica TL: 32GB
28
0

34. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
95% have it
28
0

35. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8
98% have it
27
0

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