Summary Panasonic DMC-ZS3

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Score Snapsort rank
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7

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Videos

Panasonic ZS3 MJPEG Sample
  • MJPEG
  • Short film
  • High ISO
  • Manual focus
Panasonic DMC-ZS3 AVCHD Sample
  • AVCHD
  • 720p HD
  • Shallow DOF
  • Manual focus

Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-ZS3 vs other recent compacts

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds

Cons

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The Panasonic DMC-ZS3 vs other recent compacts

Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Weight Heavy Help
229 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.3 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
January 2009
Thickness Thick Help
1.3"
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
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The Panasonic DMC-ZS3 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
12x
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons

Appearance

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Discussion

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Lorettatrujillo72 (1:22 AM, March 05, 2011)
I love my Lumix,
Everyone asked me what kind of camera do you have? Takes great zooms for nature pictures. Great stabilization!!! Very happy with it
 
Avatar for anthony1962 anthony1962 (5:23 PM, March 24, 2010)
After reading several good reviews for this cam, i finally bought one and I am very satisfied with my choice. Pros: very good zoom, wide angle lens, fast capture, good battery life, vibrant colors, many scenes to choose from, can save 2 preset scenes in the dial. Cons: default at wide angle lens, trimming or cropping a picture is hard because the zoom is fixed at 2x, 4x, 8x, a bit bulky for the pocket. Overall, I would very much recommend this cam!!