Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80 Review

Panasonic has introduced the latest addition to the range of travel zoom cameras, the Lumix TZ80. This new camera has a small and rugged construction makes it perfect to fit easily in your pocket, while his weight less than 300g, makes it perfect for adventure. The new TZ model manages to combine amazing performance and a lot of practical features in a very light structure. Its sensor 18M is ideal for taking high quality photos in any situation and 4K feature lets you record your favorite travel memories with incredible detail. In addition, the Lumix TZ80 also includes a Leica lens with 30x zoom, allowing you to shoot with great quality.

The camera features a MOS sensor high sensitivity 18M to capture the most subtle details in any scenario: whether you take pictures on a sunny beach or during a dinner by candlelight, the exceptional performance in low light conditions of the Lumix TZ80 ensures crisp, clear, natural results with minimal noise. The sensor complements a powerful processor Venus to reproduce stunning colors that accurately reflect the originally viewed through the lens composition. The quality of the Panasonic DMC-TZ80 the LEICA target high-end 30x zoom (24-720 mm) is added, which delivers performance that far exceeds the compact structure. Thus, the camera can be closer to the action without disturbing the subject, which is perfect for images and videos in an environment of wild nature, but also useful to get more natural photos of family and friends.

The Lumix TZ80 also features 4K video capability, which allows you to record and relive special moments with the greatest qualities. With four times the resolution of Full HD, 4K video can accurately reproduce colors and details of each scene, to provide the closest experience possible to experience first hand. The camera and offers a comfortable recording high quality video and 4K 3840 x 2160 at 25 fps in MP4; and high resolution videos Full HD 1920 x 1080 50p AVCHD.

In addition to its use in the video, Panasonic also has 4K technology to bring photographic accuracy to another level. For the first time in a travel camera, the Panasonic Photo 4K extract function enables 8-megapixel fixed a 4K video (30 fps) with pinpoint accuracy a picture. This feature provides the perfect resolution to capture fleeting moments, either capture the moment when a child jumps into the pool or when a dolphin breaks the waves. Another addition to the Lumix TZ Post Focus range is the function that allows you to select the focus point of the images even after shooting. The auto focus of the Lumix TZ80 calculates the distance between the camera and subject so that the optimal approach for 49 different areas within each frame is captured. Once taken the photo, you can select the specific area on which you want to focus. For example, you can leave the family in the foreground or highlight a stunning landscape in the background. It also has the option to export multiple photos from a single shot, without having to give up any of the approaches.

For those users who are looking to hone their photographic skills, the Lumix TZ80 offers a wide manual configuration very easy to use. The control ring provides convenient control of settings such as zoom, aperture or shutter speed, allowing focus efforts on preparing the perfect shot. Similarly, the 3.0-inch touch screen with 1040K dots can navigate menus and select the preferred configuration of an extremely easy and fast, even in direct sunlight.

Once the user has selected their favorite holiday photos on the Lumix TZ80 you can share with friends and family at the touch of a button. It is as simple as connecting a smartphone or tablet camera to share images on social networks, attach them to an email or watch them remotely on a larger screen.

Panasonic DMC-TZ80 price and availability
• Beginning April 2016
• Available in Black and Silver
• Price: € 449