Summary

Highly Recommended awardThe Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 is Panasonic's flagship pocket super-zoom camera. Replacing the best-selling TZ40 / ZS30, the new TZ60 / ZS40 sports a 30x range equivalent to 24-720mm, and becomes the first pocket super-zoom with a built-in electronic viewfinder and support for RAW files. The TZ60 / ZS40 also packs 18 Megapixel resolution, 1080p video, built-in Wifi with NFC, and GPS with a database of landmarks.

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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 review

Samples

The following images were taken with a final production Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40.

The Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 was set to its best quality 18 Megapixel resolution and Fine quality compression with Auto White Balance and the Natural style unless otherwise stated. Image stabilisation was enabled for hand-held shots and disabled for tripod based shots.

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5.82MB, Program AE, 1/1600, f/3.5, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.86MB, Program AE, 1/500, f/6.4, 100 ISO, at 129 mm (720mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.01MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/10, f/5.6, 1600 ISO, at 30.9 mm (172mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.31MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/15, f/3.3, 800 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.38MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/25, f/3.3, 800 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.13MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/20, f/6.0, 800 ISO, at 77.3 mm (431mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.2MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/13, f/5.6, 1600 ISO, at 33.2 mm (185mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.01MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/80, f/6.3, 200 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.67MB, Program AE, 1/25, f/5.8, 200 ISO, at 53.8 mm (300mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.4MB, Program AE, 1/25, f/3.3, 400 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.92MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/640, f/6.2, 200 ISO, at 114.4 mm (639mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.95MB, Aperture-priority AE, 0.3, f/3.3, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.93MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/200, f/6.2, 200 ISO, at 114.4 mm (639mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.11MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/30, f/4.4, 400 ISO, at 11.7 mm (65mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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1.84MB, Program AE, 1/160, f/8.0, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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1.47MB, Program AE, 1/200, f/8.0, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.83MB, Program AE, 1/320, f/5.4, 100 ISO, at 25.6 mm (143mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.12MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1.6, f/8.0, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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1.88MB, Program AE, 1/160, f/8.0, 100 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.89MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/60, f/3.3, 400 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.99MB, Program AE, 1/2000, f/5.1, 100 ISO, at 20.6 mm (115mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.97MB, Program AE, 1/80, f/3.3, 200 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.7MB, Program AE, 1/4, f/3.3, 400 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.83MB, Program AE, 1/40, f/3.3, 200 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6.09MB, Program AE, 1/8, f/3.3, 400 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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6MB, Program AE, 1/100, f/3.3, 200 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.98MB, Program AE, 1/6, f/3.3, 400 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.89MB, Program AE, 1/320, f/3.3, 200 ISO, at 4.3 mm (24mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image
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5.94MB, Aperture-priority AE, 0.8, f/4.0, 100 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 100 ISO
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5.87MB, Aperture-priority AE, 0.4, f/4.0, 200 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 200 ISO
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5.79MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/5, f/4.0, 400 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 400 ISO
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6.02MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/10, f/4.0, 800 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 800 ISO
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6.19MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/20, f/4.0, 1600 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 1600 ISO
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6.41MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/30, f/4.0, 3200 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 3200 ISO
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6.46MB, Aperture-priority AE, 1/80, f/4.0, 6400 ISO, at 5.8 mm (33mm equivalent)

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 / ZS40 sample image at 6400 ISO
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