Panasonic - LUMIX DMC-ZS100 20.1-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black

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Enjoy compact photography at its finest with this Panasonic Lumix digital camera. It features a massive 20-megapixel sensor with powerful zoom, and it includes vibration reduction and tilt correction processing so that you can get the best pictures possible. High-speed autofocus and great low light responsiveness ensure this Panasonic Lumix digital camera gets the shots you want.

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What's Included


  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS100 20.1-Megapixel Digital Camera
  • battery pack
  • AC adapter
  • hand strap
  • shoulder strap adapter (2pcs)
  • USB connection cable
  • Owner's Manual

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Overall Customer Rating:
91% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (66 out of 73)

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Features


20.1-megapixel 1" High Sensitivity MOS sensor

Captures high-resolution images up to 5472 x 3648 pixels.

10x optical/up to 4x digital zoom

Through a LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT zoom lens, offering incredible flexibility with ranging from 25mm-250mm (35mm camera equiv.).

3" color touch-screen TFT LCD display

For quick and easy navigation.

Eye-level Electronic Viewfinder

For a wider viewing experience.

4K Ultra HD video recording

Plus exclusive LUMIX 4K PHOTO and 4K Post Focus photo capture features.

The Venus Engine image processor

Enables both high-quality image capture and the high-speed signal processing required for 4K video recording.

HYBRID O.I.S.+ stabilization system

Uses 5-axis correction to fully suppress blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking.

Tilt Correction function

Automatically detects and corrects camera tilt to let you record more confidently.

Full range of scene modes

Includes clear portrait, silky skin, clear in backlight, sweet child's face, bright blue sky, sunset glow, glistening water, clear nightscape, glittering illuminations, handheld night shot, monochrome and more.

Face detection technology

Isolates subjects in-frame and optimizes conditions to take high-quality pictures of friends and family.

Continuous shooting mode

High-speed burst mode delivers up to 50 fps.

Auto, custom and preset white balance controls

Help achieve natural tones under different lighting conditions.

Built-in multi-mode flash

For taking pictures in a variety of conditions.

49-area autofocus

With single-area AF option for the clear and sharp pictures.

WiFi mobile device connectivity

Via Panasonic Image App for photo sharing and controlling camera features remotely.

Multicard slot

Supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards.

Store more photos!

Find compatible memory cards in our Memory Card Finder.


What experts are saying

Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews

Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews

91%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just one thing missing

    Posted
    Dc15112

    it is everything I had hoped for. Missing articulating screen though. I didn't think it would be a big issue coming from 6 years of Sony nex model cameras. But the camera quality makes up for that factor. For those who want the Best option from a smartphone this is it. The zoom really helps out for taking close ups without getting close! Very pocketable and the price is right.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Feature rich

    Posted
    Toyman
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    On a recent trip through southern Utah, I took several hundred pictures. I was shooting raw+jpg and found that the in-camera jpg processing leaves a lot to be desired. The jpgs were pretty flat and a bit murky. However, a little tweaking on the raw photos really demonstrated the outstanding performance that this camera is capable of. The panorama mode is seamless. Focus is spot on. Response is quick. Low light performance is good. This is not a camera for the casual shooter as the number of features is daunting, but a little study of the manual and some field practice will really pay off.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Another great 4K video/very capable stills Panny

    Posted
    Cameranut
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    The 4 K video, to start with is now in the compact point and shoot realm. Very pocketable, very convenient. I have seen very little difference in picture quality between this and its larger cousins, the lx100, fz1000. Not as robust, but perfect picture quality for the average family and beginner. Yet it really is packed with features that should not be in this price range. Panasonic really wanted to set the bar for this part of the market. And they succeeded. There is nothing else like it on he market. Sony comes close but not the same value of features. I got an open box and was skeptics that this little point and shoot could really hold its own with Panasonic's other groundbreakers. And it compliments the others perfectly. Again, this is perfect for the average family and beginner who want some of the very latest technology and quality in such a small camera. Superbly done, Panasonic!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Best point and shoot camera so far

    Posted
    ShrBrt
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This camera is more than what I expected. In shopping for a point and shoot camera for my trip there were two qualities that I needed. 1. delivers quality photos close to my SLR. 2. being that I am a true novice/beginner, SIMPLE!! This camera has superseded all my expectations. The quality of the photos came out better than my SLR (Nikon 3200). Maybe it's because this camera has a feature (with the option to disable) to display a brief description of what each setting does. For a "dummy", this was really helpful (recall, I am a beginner so I have very little skill and understanding of f/stops, ISO, etc). All that matters is, all my shots were in focus and the quality is AMAZING! . The only con I have is its a bit bulky as a pocket camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great zoom, awesome in daylight

    Posted
    JoeW
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    The zoom available with this sensor puts it in a class of its own. And with the larger sensor, the zoom is actually usable. I also tested the Sony, also large sensor, but way less zoom. The Sony excelled in low light, a stop or more faster, and the Panasonic excelled in zoom, as expected. So what do you need more? For my wife, she wanted the zoom, and is thrilled with the picture quality. If you need more low light, go Sony, but realize your shots will hardly looked zoomed in. Note also that the Panasonic has a really low f stop, great for isolating your subject, but not so great when you want an f16 with lots of depth of field. I think this is why they need post-focus, to pick the right frame since DOF is so limited.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent camera

    Posted
    SriC
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    large sensor, very good with low light shooting. Note: The RAW files are hard to edit because they are not supported in the standalone version of Lightroom and other installed apps. You need to use Adobe online (9.99 a month). That said, the JPEG output is sufficient for almost all of the scenarios. It has all the "advanced" features like HDR shooting, 4K video, etc. See detailed review at dpreview. About the only con I can think and it has nothing to do with the camera - there is no standard camera case. I had to buy a synergy digital case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Almost perfect camera of this size out today

    Posted
    DhLBBY
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    Almost perfect specifically for my use / needs - which is that I wanted a camera that is small, has a long zoom, touchscreen, and as a large a sensor size as possible. Note that having a long zoom in this size sacrifices possible aperture for the lens, but I knew this going in. If you need large aperfure (f1.8-f2.8, etc.) then cameras such as RX100 III or IV are available but with significant less zoom.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better in use

    Posted
    Rob94551
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I read a number of reviews and knew the camera was what I wanted. Picture quality was amazing and I'm not done finalizing my settings. Took a number of photos in the Redwoods with filtered lighting. Took still and action (zip line) shots and the pictures came out well. Expensive but worth it. I also found the camera was not slipping out of my hand as some reviews revile

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews

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  • TechRadar (UK)Rating, 4.5 out of 5Amy Davies on December 13, 2017
    Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 review
    Premium travel zoom compact gets a larger than average sensorFull Review
  • PCMagRating, 3 out of 5Jim Fisher on April 18, 2017
    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.Full Review
  • The Imaging Resource!Mike Tomkins on June 20, 2016
    Panasonic ZS100 Review
    The Panasonic ZS100 is a strong new entry into the compact travel zoom camera market. The first ZS-series camera to include a 1"-type sensor, the image quality produced by the ZS100 is impressive. It follows up its good image quality with aFull Review
  • Trusted Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Andrew Williams on May 11, 2016
    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 smartphoneFull Review
  • Stuff (UK)Rating, 5 out of 5May 3, 2016
    Panasonic Lumix TZ100 review
    With 4K all the way, Panasonic's latest snapper is a traveller's delightFull Review
  • Digital Photography ReviewJeff Keller on April 4, 2016
    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 andFull Review
  • ePHOTOzine (UK)Joshua Waller on March 31, 2016
    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.Full Review
  • CNETRating, 4 out of 5March 29, 2016
    Panasonic Lumix ZS100 (silver)
    Part of Panasonic's "travel zoom" series of compacts -- hence its alternate names TZ100 in the UK and TZ110 in Australia -- the ZS100 goes head-to-head with the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV . That's a pretty good deal for its price, as well: $700,Full Review



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