The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 is a brand new entry in the travel-zoom camera category. Sporting a 12x, 25-300mm lens with optical image stabilisation, 3 inch LCD screen, 720p HD movies and 10 megapixels, the Panasonic TZ7 promises to be the ultimate do-it-all pocket camera. Available in silver, black, brown, blue and red. Read other information complete with image samples, videos, test shots and more.
The ZS3 / TZ7 is the world’s first digital camera to feature HD video recording in “AVCHD Lite”. Compared with the conventional Motion JPEG format, AVCHD Lite allows longer recordings with breathtaking HD visual and audio quality. This combined with a well-considered control interface, which includes a dedicated movie recording button on the camera’s back panel, makes the ZS3 a hybrid model that performs admirably for both still and motion image capture.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 (also known as the DMC-ZS3 in the USA) is a brand new ultra-compact super-zoom camera, offering several major improvements on its predecessor, the popular TZ5 model.
Panasonic Lumix TZ7 Digital Camera Technical Details:
- 25mm Ultra wide-angle 12x optical zoom LEICA DC lens in compact body
- HD Movie recording in AVCHD lite with Dolby stereo digital creator
- Advanced intelligent auto mode with face recognition & movie iA mode
- 3.0-inch, 460,000-dot high-resolution intelligent LCD with wide-viewing angle
- Venus Engine HD with HDMI Compatibility and VIERA Link
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 is very similar to the previous DMC-TZ5 model in terms of its design. At first glance the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 strikes you as being a little large, elongated and bulky, feeling similar in size to Canon’s series camera.
Be easily connected with Lumix tz7 camera:
Showing your photos and movies has never been as easy as with the new line of Panasonic Lumix cameras. All Lumix models record wide-screen, 16:9, Full HD images. These images are breathtaking when displayed on an HDTV, like a Panasonic Viera, which manages about four times the data of a standard definition TV. With a Lumix digital still camera, you can enjoy a whole new style of HDTV viewing with family and friends, bringing your pictures and movies to life on an impressive large Viera flat screen Full HD TV. Slideshows and home movie viewings are sure to impress everyone via HDMI and SD card technologies, which offer a quick and convenient means of connecting a Lumix camera with other compatible Panasonic devices.
Easy HDMI connection
HDMI allows you to connect a Lumix camera to a Full HD flat screen TV, like a Panasonic Viera TV, to display your photos and videos in full vibrant detail. Viera Link gives you access and control of a Lumix camera, customising the playback of your photos and movie clips, in HD stereo sound.
Quick Reaction and Start Up Time – faster than the blink of an eye
Improvements to Venus Engine IV and various camera components have led to a considerable reduction in shutter release time lags down to a super-short 0.005 seconds and continuous shooting speeds up to 8 frames per second.
High Sensitivity Mode
When using the High Sensitivity mode with panasonic Lumix tz7 , you can capture clear images even in dim lighting, as the built-in flash reaches as far as 24 meters. The Venus Engine IV lets you set the maximum sensitivity in seven steps from ISO 80 to ISO 3200 for 10.1 megapixels full-resolution shooting. In addition to providing active shots blur-free with indoor lighting, you get great photos in nearly total darkness.