Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 digital camera
Lumix DMC-TZ22
at a glance
4320 x 3240
16x optical zoom
3.0" lcd viewer
SD[HC][XC]
Li-ion battery
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 review summary
camera date Apr 11  
pixels / class 15.1M  compact digital camera
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 specifications
lens / zoom  24mm - 384mm (16x)  (dig. 4x)
focus / macro  auto / 50cm / 3cm
metering mode  intelligent multiple; center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual / F3.3 - F6.3 (W) / F5.9 - F6.3 (T)
white balance  auto, 4 presets, white set
shutter  auto | manual / 60s - 1/4000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal -  5 modes / 0.6m - 5.0m (@ iso auto)
viewfinder  lcd touch screen
iso ratings  80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  (1600 - 6400 in high sensitivity mode)
image size  4320x3240, 3648x2736, 3072x2304, 2048x1536, 640x480 / [3:2] 4320x2880, 3648x2432, 3072x2048, 2048x1360, 640x424 / [16x9] 4320x2432, 3648x2056, 3072x1728, 1920x1080, 640x360 / [1:1] 3232, 2736, 2304, 1920, 1536, 480
image format  jpeg (exif 2.3)
image compr.  fine, standard
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s, 2s
video options  AVCHD - 1920x1080, 1280x720 (60i/40i); Qt m-jpeg - 640x480, 320x240 (30fps)
audio options  
connectivity  usb 2 HS;  A/V (PAL/NTSC), HDMI
storage  18 MB internal; SD, SDHC, SDXC
platform  
extra features  face detection
optical image stabilizer
histogram display
GPS function
PictBridge compatible
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
21Jun11 Panasonic DMC-TZ22 review at digitalkamera (de)
26Apr11 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 review at dkamera (de)
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ22 announcement clippings


The DMC-TZ22 comes with a newly developed high quality LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with ultra wide-angle to powerful 16x optical zoom covers even wider shooting situations. The lens system is totally redesigned with new mechanical structure, optical system combining advanced technology such as Nano Surface Coating for even higher optical performance while maintaining the compactness of the unit.

The 14.1-megapixel MOS sensor and the advanced image processor Venus Engine FHD feature high speed, high sensitivity image recording to realize 1,920 x 1,080 full-HD movie recording and high speed burst shooting in high picture quality. It also compiles the Intelligent Resolution technology to perform the optimum signal processing depending on the part of a picture to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine details. The powerful 16x optical zoom* increases its power to 21x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function taking advantage of the Intelligent Resolution technology maintaining the picture quality even using digital zoom. The Sonic Speed AF, which boasts approx. 49% higher speed compared with the predecessor, and a quick start-up time give the DMC-TZ22 super fast response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities.

The capacity of the built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) function is increased to more than 1,000,000 landmarks and the speed of search is accelerated.

The newly incorporated 3.0-inch large 460,000-dot Smart Touch Intelligent LCD allows Touch AF, Touch Zoom or Touch Shutter during recording and various playback functions with high visibility.


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