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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

We've given the LZ20 a grade of B.
This product is ranked
28th of 30 in Panasonic Digital Cameras
32nd of 36 in Extended Zoom Digital Cameras
137th of 155 in 14-16 Megapixels Digital Cameras

Editor's Review

Coming in on the low end of Panasonic's superzooms, the LZ20 could be a decent budget option for those who crave a 21x optical zoom in an SLR form factor. The competition in the segment from the likes of Nikon and Fujifilm is fierce, and frankly little stands out (perhaps price?) about the LZ20 in particular. The LZ20 relies on a 16.1 megapixel CCD sensor, which is able to output 720p HD video and a paltry 1.2fps burst mode. Because there's no built-in viewfinder, all your composing must be done via the 3-inch LCD.


  • 16.1 megapixel CCD sensor
  • 25-525mm 21x optical zoom
  • 720p HD video recording
  • 3-inch LCD with 460,000 dots
  • Optical image stabilization
  • AA batteries rated to 380 shots
  • Release Date: Sep 01, 2012

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20 Reviews

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20 Reviews by Digital Camera-HQ Users

Panasonic makes cameras that blend longer zoom ranges with image stabilization at a reasonable price. This undoubtedly helps the Panasonic digital cameras meet the requirements of photographers who need versatility in small packages. Offering something for amateurs and serious enthusiasts alike, Panasonic offers a wide range of digital cameras, from ultra compacts to mirrorless cameras. Each model has its own distinctive features and traits, which make them difficult to compare.

People who like using automatic modes will find Panasonic digital cameras very useful. The camera will automatically choose the best scene mode for the desired subject using the iAuto feature, which is included in close to all Panasonic cameras currently produced. This tool, in combination with image stabilization should really help beginners take excellent photos.

Panasonic cameras are made to be user friendly, providing the user with easy access to settings, and Panasonic digital camera reviews by users reflect this fact. If you purchase a Panasonic camera, you will see that it possesses an LCD screen, an optical zoom lens which is very versatile, and is both lightweight and reasonably compact.

There are some excellent choices among Panasonic's cameras, most notably the Panasonic Lumix ZS20. A GPS tracker, a 20x optical zoom lens, and image stabilization that will make sure your pictures are steady even when you're using maximum zoom are several of the features that make this camera a popular choice. Panasonic has included manual modes but the automatic modes and iAuto mode make the camera a perfect choice for amateurs as well. Image quality is quite competitive, too, although not the best on the market.

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