Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
Top 63%561 points
Top 63%
Megapixels
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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-TZ8: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.10MP
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.
11
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
800ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
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6. weight

214g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
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7. 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

8. video recording

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

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
340shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
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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
0

11. pixel density

256ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

103.30mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

13. height

60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
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14. volume

200.71cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. thickness

32.60mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

16. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
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17. battery power

895mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

18. 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-TZ8
46% have it
67
0

19. 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-TZ8
36% have it
59
0

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.70"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
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21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
73% have it
57
0

22. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
88% have it
51
0

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
66% have it
49
0

24. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.41s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
49
0

25. 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
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26. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
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.
300mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
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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.
60s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
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.
25mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

30. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
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-TZ8
92% have it
30
0

33. 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-TZ8
96% have it
28
0

34. internal storage

0.04GB
Leica TL: 32GB
28
0

35. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8
94% have it
27
0

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