A compact size to carry in any pocket and a staggering 30x zoom, it is what offers the new camera Panasonic just introduced and which belongs to its compact superzoom range TZ. The Panasonic Lumix TZ80 is ideal to accompany us on trips and excursions, while offering a lightweight and attractive design camera. Apart from the zoom, the new Lumix incorporates the latest developments of the brand in video resolution, ie, offering recording 4K ability to capture photos of eight megapixels from videos in 4K and features the new Post Focus function to shift the focus of the images after they are taken. The electronic viewfinder, manual control ring and five-axis stabilizer are some of its salient features. Read on if you want to know more of this traveling compact.
The new Lumix TZ80 comes to replace the TZ70, updating their technical characteristics, especially video level, incorporating 4K resolution and the new technologies that Panasonic has developed from it, as discussed below. Weighing 300 grams, the TZ80 is a compact camera market New elegant design, and is available in black or in a combination of black and silver. The aim superzoom is accompanied by a practical manual control ring that can be assigned to different trigger parameters such as aperture or shutter speed. At the rear, the LCD touch monitor has a size of three inches and a resolution of 1,040,000 points. Most amateur photographers will be glad to also have an electronic viewfinder and 0.2-inch 1,166,000-dot resolution that will be helpful for scenes in sunny days, but also to keep the feeling of taking Photos traditional style.
The main protagonist of the Lumix TZ80 is none other than the target signed by Leica and offers a focal length equivalent to 24-720 mm in the traditional format of 35 mm frame. In practice, this figure translates to a 30x zoom, allowing us a great number of possibilities when isolating subjects or take pictures of nature or capture scenes that are far away. To make the most of this great focal range, the new Lumix stabilization system maintains the five axes and equipped the previous model and will help us get clearer photos and videos with less trepidation. The high sensitivity MOS sensor has a size of 1 / 2.3 inch and a resolution of 18 megapixels, something outdated exceeding twelve megapixel TZ70. Once we have the desired photo, the WiFi port built will allow us to send it to a smartphone or a tablet to share social or simply view them on a larger screen networks.
One of the most important news of the TZ80 is undoubtedly the video recording at 4K. With four times the resolution of Full HD, 4K standard allows you to record video in high quality with a size of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels at 25 frames per second in MP4 format, but we can also go down to Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) AVCHD format at 50 fps. The 4K allows the TZ80 offer some of the latest developments that are incorporating Panasonic cameras, as 4K Photo function to extract a photo of an eight-megapixel video to 4K, or Post Focus mode to focus Photo after having taken. Panasonic has not yet confirmed the availability or price of the new Lumix TZ80, but to get an idea, the TZ70 had a list price of approximately 400 euros, so it is expected that the new TZ has a slightly higher price.