Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Black

MPN: DMC-ZS100K  |  EAN: 0885170282681  |  Model: Lumix DMC-ZS100

Price Information

$449.99

as at 24 Sep 19 | 7:30 AM CET

$497.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Black - DMC-ZS100K Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Travel
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Very Good
4K Videos
Just Right
Live Streaming
Very Good
High FPS Videos
Very Good
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Very Good
Home Videos
Very Good
Sports Photography
Very Good
Vlogging
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Regular Looks
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

Kind of Camera

As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The Lumix DMC-ZS100 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Panasonic provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (13.2 x 8.8 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Panasonic's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the Lumix DMC-ZS100 is an easy recommendation for this.

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Lumix DMC-ZS100.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 13.2 x 8.8 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. Zoom capabilities are present as well which is great.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 13.2 x 8.8 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

Style

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Designed around travel needs, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 packs robust performance into an ultraportable design. The imaging capabilities begin with the outstanding 20.1MP MOS sensor that delivers high-resolution photos with up to 5472 x 3648 pixels. When it comes to video, this compact camera is able to record in stunning 4K resolution so you can enjoy life's greatest moments soaked in dazzling colour, detail and clarity. Elsewhere, this versatile point-and-shoot features a 10x Optical Zoom that allow you to always be in the centre of action, whereas the 5-axis correction suppresses any blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking. Whether you're adventuring off-the-grid through tropical paradises or simply weekend tripping with the family, you'll certainly appreciate the compact nature of Lumix DMC-ZS100. Featuring a sleek and slender frame, the camera hardly takes up any space in your backpack or luggage, allowing you to pack lighter than ever for maximum convenience when you're on the move.

Technical Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Black - DMC-ZS100K Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Compact camera
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.8-5.9
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, DPOF, RAW
Photo Effects Black&White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Scene Modes Portrait
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Scene, Shutter priority
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Forced off, Forced on, Slave, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 0.7 - 3.8 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.6 - 8 m
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 0.7 m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 m
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 80, 100, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Manual
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Type Electronic, Mechanical
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/16000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 25 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC, MP4
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono, Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Combined Zoom 20 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Extra/Smart Zoom 20 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 9.1 - 91 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 12/10
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 400 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 25 mm
Optical Zoom 10 x
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 1040000 pixels
Touchscreen Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Megapixel 20.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type MOS
Total Megapixels 20.9 MP
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Charging Yes
USB Connector Micro-USB B
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Capacity 1025 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 260 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 44.3 mm
Height 64.5 mm
Weight 270 g
Weight (including Battery) 310 g
Width 110.5 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4864x3648, 3456x2592, 2432x1824, 5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3648x3648, 2592x2592, 1824x1824
Memory
Memory Slots 1