Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 Review

 
Camera Reviews / Panasonic Lumix Cameras i Review
Links
Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 
Check Prices: Check Now!
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-TZ5 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(103 x 59 x 37 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2368 (8.4 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2088 (7.8 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.9
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/10, 30/10, 30/10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 9.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 280 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 200 cm
2.0 - 78.7 in
Aperture Range: Wide: F3.3 / F8.0 (2 steps) Tele: F4.9 / F11 (2 steps) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, (High Sensitivity Mode : Auto(1600 - 6400) )
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple/ Center Weighted / Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Self-Portrait, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Underwater, Multi Aspect  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.6 - 5.3m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.6m (Tele/ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 50.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: QuickTime (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-, ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker), USB Driver  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization, face detection, red-eye removal, HD video out. 

 


Print the specs page for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Note: For details, test results, and analysis of the many tests done with this camera, please click on the tabs at the beginning of the review or below.

Follow Imaging Resource

Purchase memory card for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate