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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 / Lumix DMC-ZS100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 322 reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 / Lumix DMC-ZS100. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and performance. The image quality and portability are also appreciated. There are mixed views on the color and price. Many are less positive about the contrast and control panel.

usability, portability, image quality, performance, size

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 / Lumix DMC-ZS100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 / Lumix DMC-ZS100


alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 / Lumix DMC-ZS100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Reviews about the size and image quality are generally positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated, but comments about the screen and durability are mixed. Many are less positive about the color and optics.

performance, portability, usability, image quality, size

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96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100


The Panasonic TZ100 is the very model of a modern advanced compact camera. It has a good-size 1-inch sensor, solid zoom range and enough manual controls to offer a complete photo experience. It may be a small camera, but it can outdo a smartphone unit...

May, 2016

Expert review by (

Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review: the premium compact with an unfeasibly large sensor


This may well be the perfect one-inch travel camera: pocket-sized with a 10x zoom

1-inch sensor ; 10x optical zoom ; 4K video

Small viewfinder

Apr, 2018

Expert review by (

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 review


With 4K all the way, Panasonic's latest snapper is a traveller's delight

Image quality ; Compact size ; Handy viewfinder

4K restricted to 25fps ; Touchscreen can occasionally annoy

Flexible and reliable, this is a brilliant camera for those travelling light

May, 2016

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 review: Imaging liberation meet lens limitation


The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 (known as ZS100 in the US) joins an increasing raft of cameras built around a 1-inch sensor size, promising upgraded image quality over what you would normally expect from a standard compact. In a sense the TZ100's maximum...

Decent autofocus with more control than competition (pinpoint mode, for example), full feature set (touchscreen, viewfinder, lens ring, manual controls), 1-inch sensor means solid image quality to ISO 1600

Lens’ maximum aperture limitations force higher ISO selection (therefore diminished image quality), Auto ISO favours excessively slow shutter speeds, no tilt/vari-angle screen, image quality not always pristine

In a sense the TZ100’s maximum aperture lens limitations are, in part, counteracted by its 1-inch sensor quality - finding a happy medium somewhere in the middle. And yet that leaves this camera feeling like a "TZ80 Plus" in a sense (minus the 30x...

Feb, 2016

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Amy Davies (

Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 review


Premium travel zoom compact gets a larger than average sensor

1.0-inch sensor ; 10x optical zoom lens ; Touchscreen control ; Built-in Wi-Fi ; 4K video capture

Small electronic viewfinder ; Fixed screen ; handgrip could be better

The Lumix ZS100 (known as the Lumix TZ100 outside the US) is a big step forward for Panasonic's travel cameras, and brings an interesting new proposition into the one-inch sensor market – a pocket-sized camera with a 10x zoom range. For many, this...

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Panasonic Lumix ZS100 (TZ100, TZ110) review


Occupying an interesting middle ground between the company's LX100 enthusiast compact and FZ1000 megazoom, the Panasonic Lumix ZS100 offers a general-purpose compromise among image quality, zoom and size that adds up to a highly recommendable camera...

The Panasonic's ZS100's 10x zoom lens is thus far the longest we've seen in a compact camera with a 1-inch sensor, and it offers a broad set of features including 4K video.

It lacks a flip-up display and its autofocus speed is just middling.

The Pansonic ZS100 offers great blend of quality, size and features for people who want better photos and are willing to trade off a little quality for a lot of lens.

Mar, 2016

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 review

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Another camera to emerge from the fantastic TZ series, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 is one of the few compact cameras to include a viewfinder. It's designed to include a large zoom lens and fit into your pocket, but does the TZ100 deliver as the ideal...

Aug, 2016

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 Review


We review the new Panasonic Lumix TZ100 (ZS100) with a 1inch CMOS sensor, and 10x optical zoom lens, it offers a unique combination of zoom and pocketable body.

10x optical zoom lens ; 20 megapixel 1inch CMOS sensor ; 3-year warranty in the US ; Excellent 5-axis image stabilisation for FullHD video ; Improved noise performance (over smaller sensor cameras) ; Face / eye detection focus feature ; Excellent white...

Rubber grip not provided ; 4K video image stabilisation not as good as FullHD IS

The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 offers a 20-megapixel 1inch sensor, plus a large optical zoom with a Leica 10x optical zoom lens, but manages to be much more compact compared to other cameras with the same sensor and long optical zoom, such as the RX10 and...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 has a longer zoom than any other pocketable 1-inch sensor camera, but the lens doesn't live up to its potential.

20MP 1-inch image sensor. 10x zoom range. Quick autofocus and 10fps burst rate. Raw and JPG capture options. Touch screen. Solid high-ISO performance. Good macro capability.

Lens disappoints at telephoto focal lengths. Soft edges at wide angles. LCD is fixed. EVF is quite small.

It's unfortunate that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100's lens isn't of better quality. It's the weak link in an otherwise excellent performer. No matter how good an image sensor is, or how fully featured a camera is, if the lens isn't up to snuff, images...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100/TZ100 Review


We've posted our review of Panasonic's Lumix DMC-ZS100 (TZ100 outside of North America), which is the first travel zoom to sport a 1"-type sensor. Featuring a 25-250mm equivalent lens, the ZS100 also offers 4K video capture, Post Focus, an EVF and...

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100/TZ100 occupies a spot in the 1"-type enthusiast compact market that has been open since Sony created the genre several years ago. With a 25-250mm equivalent zoom lens and jacket-pocket-friendly body, the ZS100 gives users...

Apr, 2016

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