Zs100 lumix: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) Overview: Digital Photography Review

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (known as the TZ100 in most regions outside of North America) is a compact travel zoom featuring a 20 megapixel, 1″-type sensor. It’s paired with a 25-250mm equivalent F2.8-5.9 Leica DC lens which incorporates the company’s snappy Depth from Defocus autofocus technology. It offers a 3″ touchscreen LCD as well as a 1.04M-dot electronic viewfinder, Raw support, 10 fps continuous shooting (5 fps with AF) and Wi-Fi. On the video side it can record 4K/UHD video at 30p and 24p as well as 1080/60p clips. The camera’s unique 4K photo mode lets you grab high quality 8MP stills from 4K videos with ease.

Body type Large sensor compact
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor size 1″ (13. 2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
ISO Auto, 125-12800 (expands to 80-25600)
Focal length (equiv.) 25–250 mm
Max aperture F2.8–5.9
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 1,040,000
Max shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card
USB 2. 0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 312 g (0.69 lb / 11.01 oz)
Dimensions 111 x 65 x 44 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.73″)
GPS None

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100/TZ100 is an enthusiast travel zoom with a 1″-type BSI CMOS sensor and a 25-250mm equivalent lens. The camera has very good photo and 4K video quality, a great autofocus system, and a plethora of genuinely useful ‘extras’, such as Post Focus. The main weakness of the camera is its mediocre electronic viewfinder, but it’s still better than not having one at all. Overall, though, the ZS100 is a top-notch travel zoom that’s not to be missed.

Good for: Travelers who want great photo and 4K video quality for subjects near and far.

Not so good for: Photographers who use electronic viewfinders most of the time.

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Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 review

Our Verdict

Superb for travel and wonderful for taking everywhere, the Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 is a great camera for anyone who’s fed up with the physical limitations of a smartphone. The image quality from its 1-inch sensor is surprisingly good in all different situations, and the clever 4K video features genuinely expand its versatility. The viewfinder is a bit rubbish, but if that doesn’t bother you, this is a camera to take on every trip.

  • Take-everywhere form factor
  • Impressive image quality
  • Generous zoom range
  • Requires a firm grip
  • Poor-quality EVF

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In our Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review (‘ZS’ in the USA, ‘TZ’ in most other markets), we’re looking back at a fine example of an increasingly rare breed of camera, the travel compact. With big zooms and small bodies, these cameras are perfect for holidays and exploring, though they have been somewhat usurped in recent years by the convenience of the smartphone. 

Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 technical specs

• 21MP 1in CMOS sensor
• 25-250mm equivalent f/2.8-5.9 lens
• Contrast-detect, 49-area autofocus system
• 10fps continuous shooting
• 3in, 1,040k-dot fixed LCD
• Electronic viewfinder with 1,166k dots and 100% coverage
• 111 x 65 x 44mm
• 312g (with battery and memory card)

  • Panasonic TZ100 (Black) at Amazon for £429

Still, the Panasonic Lumix ZS100 was a better photographic tool than most smartphones when it was released all the way back in 2016, and it still is today thanks to its ace in the hole – its 1-inch sensor. Significantly larger than a smartphone’s camera sensor, the Lumix ZS100’s 1-inch sensor can produce images of noticeably better quality than smartphone camera, with no need for a lot of the digital smoothing tricks that phones use to make their photos seem better than they are. 

With its 25-250mm equivalent lens, the Lumix ZS100 is a solid package for any travel photographer. It’s got a shorter lens than the later release, the Panasonic Lumix ZS200, but it’s cheaper.

I’ve used the Panasonic Lumix TZ100 for everyday and travel photography, and came to rely on it as a take-everywhere camera. I would use the full gamut of its zoom lens, pushing to the telephoto end for distant subjects, and pulling right to the wide end for a broad perspective.

Is the Panasonic Lumix TZ100 worth buying in 2022? We reckon it is – there’s a reason it’s still on our lists of the best cameras for beginners, and it could also be considered one of the best and shoot cameras. Read on as we delve into what’s so good about this slick little camera.

Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review: build and handling 

The Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 is not quite pocketable but it’s still very portable  (Image credit: Panasonic)

While the Panasonic Lumix ZS100 isn’t completely pocketable, you’ll slip it into a small bag without any issue, and you won’t be too bothered by the weight. It’s a little heavier in the hand than it looks, which is a testament to the fact that there’s some solid metal in the build, not just cheap plastic.

The Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 from above (Image credit: Panasonic)

Control-wise, there are plenty of customisable buttons you can map your preferred settings to, as well as a lens ring, which I personally always appreciate having. You can compose using the rear LCD or the electronic viewfinder – and in all honesty, you’ll probably use the LCD. The electronic viewfinder on the ZS100 is not one of its best features – it’s small, and prone to colour tearing. It’s markedly inferior in sharpness and clarity to the kind of viewfinders you get on similar compacts from Sony, like the RX100 series, though those cameras are quite a bit more expensive, so you do get what you pay for here.

We found the LCD display more useful than the viewfinder to compose shots (Image credit: Panasonic)

Part of me wonders if Panasonic would have been better off leaving the viewfinder out entirely, like Canon did with its smaller 1-inch sensor compact, the PowerShot G9 X Mark II. Then again, I’m someone who doesn’t mind composing images with the LCD – if this is a dealbreaker for you, then it might be best to consider a different compact.

The Lumix ZS100 is not the easiest camera to hold – there’s a reason that when the ZS200 rolled around, Panasonic saw fit to add a handgrip. Still, its shooting ergonomics are superior to those of a smartphone, and the lightness of the camera mean it’s a good candidate for a wrist strap. 

Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review: performance

The Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 has a 25-250mm equivalent lens (Image credit: Panasonic)

For such a small camera, the Lumix ZS100 definitely impresses when it comes to image quality. In Fine JPEG mode, I found it would consistently capture images with vibrant colours and a good level of saturation – exactly the kind of pop you want for travel shots. It offers RAW shooting, and in-camera conversion, for those who like to shoot on the safe side and retain maximum information for post-processing. That is probably a minority of the people who are going to use this camera, but it’s good to have the option.

The automatic noise reduction on JPEG files is, I would say, a touch too aggressive. Punch the ISO above 400 or so and you may start to notice some overzealous sharpening if you zoom in at 100%. It’s only going to be a real issue if you plan to print large versions of your images though – for most purposes, it’ll be fine. The high-ISO performance of the ZS100 is on the whole pretty good, so you certainly shouldn’t be afraid to punch it up a little if available light starts to drop.

For a camera like this to work, the zoom lens needs to be good enough at every end, and the ZS100 acquits itself well here. There’s a pleasing amount of detail even at the far end of the 10x zoom, meaning you’ve no reason not to use it if you want to get a bit closer. Cameras can be quite frustrating when their box-specs are misleading due to poor quality at the extreme ends – no such issues here. Zoom with confidence.

There are lots more plus points I can give to this camera – the ‘Depth from Defocus’ autofocus system works really well in most situations, with fast acquisition and minimal hunting, even when shooting continuously. Really, the best thing I can say about the Lumix ZS100 is that it just works – everything just works well, without too much need for fiddling, which is exactly what you want from a travel camera. 

Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review: video

As has been customary for Panasonic cameras for some time, the Lumix ZS100 can shoot 4K video, and it’s really very good. What’s more, it uses its 4K video capabilities to add clever extra features, like the Post Focus, which lets you select a focus point in an image post-capture. It works by shooting a continuous video racking focus over every part of the scene, and then allowing you to tap the part you want to be sharp. It’s clever stuff, and is a great way to cover your bases when shooting a tricky subject that requires some focusing precision. 

Being able to record 4K UHD video in 24p or 30p with a bit rate of 100 Mbps is certainly nothing to sneeze at, though the lack of a mic socket or a headphone socket probably bars the Lumix ZS100 from consideration as a serious video camera.

Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 review: verdict

The Panasonic Lumix ZS100 / TZ100 is a solid compact camera for travel use (Image credit: Panasonic)

Even so many years down the line, the Panasonic Lumix ZS100 is still a really good travel compact, and in my opinion it offers brilliant value for money. I still recommend it frequently when asked for advice on good travel cameras, and bought it as a present for someone just last Christmas. That person has used it constantly since, and barely ever takes photos with their smartphone any more.  

Unless the day comes when someone figures out how to pack a 1-inch sensor and a high-quality 25-250mm optical zoom lens into a smartphone, there will always be a place for a compact as well-made as the Panasonic Lumix ZS100.

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out of 10

Panasonic TZ100

Superb for travel and wonderful for taking everywhere, the Panasonic Lumix ZS100/TZ100 is a great camera for anyone who’s fed up with the physical limitations of a smartphone. The image quality from its 1-inch sensor is surprisingly good in all different situations, and the clever 4K video features genuinely expand its versatility. The viewfinder is a bit rubbish, but if that doesn’t bother you, this is a camera to take on every trip.

Jon is a freelance writer and journalist who covers photography, art, technology, and the intersection of all three. When he’s not scouting out news on the latest gadgets, he likes to play around with film cameras that were manufactured before he was born. To that end, he never goes anywhere without his Olympus XA2, loaded with a fresh roll of Kodak (Gold 200 is the best, since you asked). Jon is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq, and has also written for in Digital Camera World, Black + White Photography Magazine, Photomonitor, Outdoor Photography, Shortlist and probably a few others he’s forgetting. 

First look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100/TZ100

At CES 2016, Panasonic announced a new camera model from the TZ series, which in America is called ZS. The TZ100 received a 1-inch sensor and improved performance over the previous model.


TZ100 is primarily intended for tourists. Typically, cameras of this orientation are equipped with small matrices, but not in this case. Reducing the sensor allows you to increase the range of focal lengths and reduce the cost of the device. It also affects the compactness. Larger matrices have a number of significant advantages over their small counterparts. They are capable of producing better images in low light conditions and have less noise at high ISOs.

The TZ100 lens is capable of 10x optical zoom. It has a focal length range of 25mm to 250mm. The camera is very compact considering its features. Some superzoom models have an 80x zoom ratio, but that’s too much for everyday use. With such an increase without a tripod, it is very difficult to make a high-quality image. 10x in the TZ100 may well be enough for normal shooting while traveling and at home. It is worth noting that superzooms with a large range of focal lengths have very small sensors, which negatively affects image quality. Lumix DMC-TZ100 received a large 1-inch sensor.

The EZ100 lens has good aperture. The largest aperture is F/2.8. At maximum zoom, the aperture closes to F / 5.9. Thanks to the large sensor, you can get good background blur, especially if you push the zoom to the maximum and open the aperture.

The resolution of the TZ100 viewfinder is 1.166MP. At the same time, it is worth noting that the image quality in this viewfinder is low, since each individual pixel can only glow in one color: red, green and blue, and each color is assigned to certain pixels. This reduces visual resolution and worsens the picture compared to viewfinders that have RGB pixels. Next to the viewfinder is a proximity sensor that constantly monitors you. As soon as you get close to the eyepiece, it will turn on. This saves battery power.

Continuous use of the viewfinder will drain the battery faster. You can take 300 shots on a single charge without the viewfinder and 240 shots with the viewfinder on all the time.


Panasonic Lumix TZ100 has not only the largest sensor in its series, but also very convenient controls. Two dials and a ring around the lens allow you to have constant access to the main parameters. The camera also has a touchscreen display, which is not even found on the flagship LX100 camera. The display makes it very easy to select AF points.

There are also four buttons on the case, to which you can assign almost any function. This, like disks, simplifies access to settings and allows you to customize the device for yourself. The body material clearly indicates the low cost of the camera. Plastic makes the device light and not very reliable, but with proper operation and careful handling nothing will happen.


is famous for its promotion of video recording features. The TZ100 is no exception and comes with a wide range of features, including 4K resolution and related features such as 4K photography. You can extract photos from a video shot in 4K resolution. Video capture occurs at a speed of 30 frames per second, which means that interesting moments cannot escape.

The 4K photo function allows the camera to record short video clips and select any frame as a photo. Post focus is also available. In this mode, the camera records video while focusing from the nearest point to infinity. Thus, in a second, you can get a picture with all possible focus options. Next, you only need to select the point that you want to keep sharp. You can extract multiple frames from a video clip. In the future, this will allow you to collect interesting shots by joining different focus areas.

Another interesting feature is video cropping in the Lumix TZ100. If you take the original 4K video and crop it to 1920×1080, then you can perform software image stabilization. The video will be very stable, the movements are smooth. Cropping also allows you to zoom without loss of quality thanks to the original file with a higher resolution. This function is also available when cropping up to FullHD.

Of course, a modern device has built-in Wi-Fi. The Lumix TZ100 camera can convert Raw on its own. You can process photos in the camera before sending them to external devices. You can control the camera remotely using the Panasonic Image App for mobile phones.

NFC technology would be useful, but Panasonic Lumix TZ100 doesn’t have it. The connection has to be made using a QR code, which is displayed on the camera display.

In parallel with the TZ100, Panasonic announced another compact camera, the TZ80. This model is not so interesting for lovers of technological devices, since the characteristics are weaker.


TZ80 works with a small 18MP CMOS sensor. This made it possible to increase the range of focal lengths to 24-720mm. The luminosity of the optics is not as high as we would like. It is only F / 3.3-6.4. There are fewer control dials than the TZ100. Other characteristics are similar to the TZ100. It also has the ability to record 4K video. The light sensitivity of the sensor is lower than in the TZ100. The quality of photos taken with the TZ80 is somewhat lower than that of the older model.


Panasonic Lumix TZ80 will cost $450.

Now many companies have introduced their compact devices with 1-inch sensors, but the Lumix TZ100 is one of the most technologically advanced solutions. Panasonic TZ100 will cost $699. The cost is close to the price of competitors’ products – Canon G7 X, Canon PowerShot G5 X and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Mark III. All these cameras have lighter optics, but cannot boast such a zoom.

Specification Panasonic Lumix TZ100








Metal, plastic composite


Maximum image resolution

5472 x 3648

Image aspect ratio

1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

Working approval

20 MP

Full resolution

21 MP

Matrix size

1″ (13. 2 x 8.8 mm)

Matrix type



Venus Engine

Color space


Matrix Filter Array

Primary color filter



Auto, 125-12800 with extension to 80-25600

White balance presets


Manual white balance

Yes (4 slots)

Image stabilization


Video Image Stabilizer

Hybrid 5-axle

Uncompressed file format


JPEG quality levels

Good, standard

File formats

  • JPEG (Exif v2. 3)
  • RAW (RW2)

Optics and focusing

Equivalent focal length

25–250 mm

Zoom ratio


Maximum aperture



  • Contrast detection (sensor)
  • Multi-zone
  • Central
  • Single point selective
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face recognition
  • Live View

AF-assist lamp


Digital Zoom

Yes (4)

Manual focus


Normal focus range

50 cm

Macro focus range

5 cm

Number of focus points


Display and viewfinder

Hinged display


Display size


Display resolution


Touch display


Display type


Live View




Viewfinder coating


Viewfinder magnification

0. 46x

Viewfinder resolution


Photo Features

Shutter speed

60 sec – 1/16000 sec

Exposure modes

  • Software
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual

Scene modes

  • Portrait
  • Silky leather
  • Soft light
  • Clear illuminated
  • Relaxing tone
  • Child’s face
  • Landscape
  • Bright blue sky
  • Romantic sunset glow
  • Bright sunset glow
  • Sparkling Waters
  • Night
  • Cool night sky
  • Warm luminous. Night
  • Artistic. Night
  • Sparkling
  • Night portrait
  • Clear night portrait
  • Soft flower image
  • Appetizing food
  • Cute desserts
  • Animal motion freeze
  • Sport
  • Monochrome

Built-in flash


Flash guide number

8. 00 meters at ISO Auto

Flash modes

Auto, Auto Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync, Slow Sync, and Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off

Continuous shooting speed

50.0 fps


Yes (2 or 10 seconds, 3 shots, 10 seconds)

Metering modes

  • Multizone
  • Center-weighted
  • Local

Exposure compensation

± 5 (1/3 steps)

Exposure bracketing

± 3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)

Movie Features


4K/UHD (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p), 1920 x 1080 @ 60p/60i/30p/24p, 640 x 480 (30p)

File format and codec






Memory cards



Data communication


USB 2. 0 (480 Mbps)


Yes (micro HDMI)

Microphone socket


Headphone connector



Integrated Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

Remote control

Yes, via smartphone

Physical data

Moisture and dust proof


Power supply

Li-ion battery and charger

CIPA battery life

300 frames per charge

Weight including battery

312 grams



Other features

Orientation sensor




Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100: What is the difference?

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

49 points

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Comparison winner 02 125 facts in comparison

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Why is Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 better than Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100?

  • Larger sensor?
    Standard Micro 4:3 vs 1″
  • 88% faster maximum shutter speed?
    1/16667s vs 1/2000s
  • 39. 29% wider aperture at minimum focal length?
    f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • 1194k dots higher resolution (EVF)?
    2360k dots vs 1166k dots
  • 3.1f wider aperture (aperture) at maximum focal length?
    2.8f vs 5.9f
  • Has NFC?

Why is Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 better than Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100?

  • 1.55x more megapixels (main camera)?
    20.1MP vs 13MP
  • 25% better video recording quality (main camera)?
    2160 x 30fps vs 2160 x 24fps
  • 4.55x faster high resolution JPEG shooting with autofocus?
    50fps vs 11fps
  • 81g lighter?
    312g vs 393g
  • Has a two-stage camera shutter?
  • 128k dots higher resolution (screen)?
    1040k dots vs 912k dots
  • Touch screen?
  • Has touch auto focus?

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Sony Cyber -shot DSC-RX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 0


Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70

Panasonic Lumix DMC- Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L X100


Panasonic Lumix DMC-Gh4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100 III

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 9 0003

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Canon EOS 200D

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Sony Cyber-shot DSC -RX100 VII

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 9


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 90 003


Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


Sony A6000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85

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User Reviews


Sensor Size

Standard Micro 4:3

One of the most important aspects of a camera is its sensor size. A larger sensor captures more light, which improves low-light image quality, dynamic range, and overall image quality.

lens mount

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focus points

The more focus points, the more flexibility in choosing which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the sensor more power to determine the best part to focus on in more automatic modes.

megapixels (main camera)


The number of megapixels determines the resolution of images captured by the main camera. A higher megapixel count means the camera is capable of capturing more detail. However, the number of megapixels is not the only important element that determines image quality.

maximum light sensitivity

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100)

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100)

Higher light sensitivity (ISO level) allows the sensor to absorb more light. This can be used to shoot moving subjects at high shutter speeds, or to take pictures in poor lighting conditions without using the flash.

maximum extended ISO range



The extended ISO range allows you to go beyond native ISO. This is achieved by digitally enhancing the image output. The resulting image will be of lower quality than when saved within the native ISO range, but this may come in handy in certain situations.

has sensor shift stabilization

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

With sensor shift, the sensor itself (not the lens) moves itself so that it can cancel out any vibrations from the camera. This means that the image will be stabilized no matter which lens is used.

High-resolution continuous shooting

High-speed continuous shooting is useful when shooting moving subjects.

has AF Tracking

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

AF Tracking will allow you to correctly focus on the subject, press the shutter button, if the subject moves, then autofocus will follow behind him. Subjects will always be in focus.

Video recording

video recording (main camera)

2160 x 24fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution possible for videos taken with the main camera. You can also select other frame rates, these videos usually have lower resolutions.

has autofocus in movie mode with phase detection AF

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The phase detection AF system is faster than the contrast AF system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movement, videos are crisp and clear.

has continuous autofocus when recording movies

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Subjects always remain in focus when recording movies.

has a microphone connector

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The microphone connector allows you to connect an external high-quality or specialized microphone.

has 3. 5mm mini jack socket

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

You can use a standard mini-jack plug to connect most headphones.

has a stereo microphone

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The stereo microphone allows you to record audio or video in stereo without an external microphone.

Includes interval shooting function

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Interval shooting shows the long passage of time in acceleration. A series of photos taken from the same position over a long period is combined to create a short video. This is a great way to capture moments like sunset or clouds moving across the sky.

movie bitrate

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100)

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100)

The higher the bit rate of the video, the better the quality of the movie with finer details and much less image distortion from compression.

number of microphones

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100)

The more microphones the unit has, the better it filters out background noise and improves the overall sound quality.


Battery Life (CIPA)



CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

has replaceable battery

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

User can replace battery in case of failure

has battery

9000 2 ✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The device’s battery can be charged and used again.

has a battery level indicator

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The indicator shows that the battery level is low.

battery capacity

Unknown. Help us offer a price. (Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100)


Battery charge, or battery capacity, is the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. The higher the battery charge, the longer the battery life.


has Wi-Fi

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✔Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Yes Bluetooth

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between devices: smartphones, tablets and computers.

Has two card slots

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

Features two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without changing cards. This is especially useful for long shoots when you need more space.

Pixel shift shooting available

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

✖Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

The camera can take a series of shots by shifting the sensor slightly with each shot. The shots can then be combined to create a very high resolution image. This is very useful when creating photographs as works of art.