Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) Announced, Priced $449, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) image

Panasonic has just officially announced Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90).  It is a compact travel zoom with a 30X, 24-720mm equivalent lens, featuring a 20.3MP BSI CMOS sensor, the company’s latest Venus Engine processor, improved Depth-from-Defocus autofocus technology and 4K/UHD video record, a new tilting 3″ touchscreen display or a 0.2″, 1.16M-dot equivalent electronic viewfinder and Wi-Fi. It costs $447.99 and is now available for Pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

Detailed Specifications:

Price
MSRP $449 Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 5184 x 3888
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Venus Engine
Image
ISO Auto, 80-3200 (expands to 6400)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 4
Custom white balance Yes (2 slots)
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–720 mm
Optical zoom 30×
Maximum aperture F3.3–6.4
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2X-4X)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 49
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.46×
Viewfinder resolution 1,166,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/16000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 5.60 m (at Auto ISO)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 3 shots / 10 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 120p / Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 10 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (microHDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11 b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 380
Weight (inc. batteries) 322 g (0.71 lb / 11.36 oz)
Dimensions 112 x 67 x 41 mm (4.41 x 2.64 x 1.61)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None

 

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