Summary Panasonic DMC-ZS5

Prices Price
Camera only
$290
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 19
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 26
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Aperture
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ8

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Replacement

Panasonic has replaced the Lumix DMC-ZS5 with the DMC-ZS8.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 announced January 2011
Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom

Compare the new Panasonic DMC-ZS8 vs the DMC-ZS5

gallery

Explore our gallery of 10 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5.

Videos

Panasonic ZS5 Wind Reduction Sample
  • AVCHD
  • 720p HD
  • Autofocus
  • Sample video
Panasonic ZS5 12x Zoom Sample
  • AVCHD
  • High ISO
  • Manual focus
  • Zoom

Pros

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The Panasonic DMC-ZS5 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-ZS5 vs other recent compacts

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1300 of a second
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The Panasonic DMC-ZS5 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
12x
Screen size Small screen Help
2.7"
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.3 fps
Announced Old Help
January 2010
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

Appearance

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Discussion

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Toetrk (6:51 PM, January 01, 2012)
I do love this brand and camera.