Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black)

Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black)

Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 20.3MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x Zoom Lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 2.33m-Dot Live View Finder
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p Video
  • POWER Optical Image Stabilizer
  • ISO 80-6400, up to 10-fps Shooting
  • 4K Photo Modes and Sequence Composition
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity
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Panasonic DC-ZS80 Overview

  • 1Description

Sating a multimedia craving, the black Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 is a pocketable workhorse comprising a versatile array of video and stills capabilities. Featuring a 20.3MP 1/2.3" High-Sensitivity Live MOS sensor, the ZS80 realizes rich image quality with low noise and sensitivity to an extended ISO 6400 for working in difficult lighting conditions. The sensor and image processor also enable shooting continuously at up to 10 fps with single-shot AF, 30 fps at 8MP in 4K PHOTO modes, and UHD 4K video recording at 30p. Additionally, the 4K PHOTO modes allow you to produce stromotion images, which combine sequential exposures into a single frame for a dynamic finished look.

Complementing the sensor's capabilities is an equally impressive Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x zoom lens, which covers a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range, as well as a 5-axis POWER Optical Image Stabilizer to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Also notable is the camera's compact size and incorporation of both a 2.33m-dot electronic viewfinder and 3.0" 1.04m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow you to wirelessly share imagery or remotely control the camera from a linked smartphone or tablet.

20.3MP High-Sensitivity MOS Sensor
A 20.3MP 1/2.3" High Sensitivity MOS sensor helps to realize rich image quality with reduced noise and high sensitivity to an expanded ISO 6400. The imaging and processing capabilities also avail continuous shooting rates up to 10 fps in single-shot AF mode, 5 fps with continuous AF, or 30 fps at 8MP in the 4K Photo modes.
Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x Zoom Lens
A truly expansive 30x Leica DC Vario-Elmar zoom offers a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range along with a maximum aperture range of f/3.3-6.4. The lens construction incorporates five double-sided aspherical elements to minimize spherical aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range for increased image clarity and sharpness.

Benefitting the long reach of the lens is a 5-axis POWER Optical Image Stabilizer that compensates for a variety of camera movements for sharper handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. This image stabilization system also enables a unique Level Shot function that automatically detects the horizontal line of the recording image and keeps it level during shooting, regardless of camera tilt, helping to achieve greater shooting stability.
4K Video and 4K PHOTO Modes
The sensor and processor combination also enables 4K video recording at 30p in the MP4 format at 100 Mb/s. Full HD 1080p and HD 720p recording is also possible, as well as high-speed HD and VGA recording with 120 fps and 240 fps slow-motion playback, respectively.

Besides video, the 4K capabilities also permit recording 8MP stills at 30 fps in a trio of ways:
  • 4K Burst: Just as with video recording, this mode will allow you to continuously record 8MP images at 30 fps for up to 15 minutes, making it ideal for instances where you need a fast frame rate in order to capture the best moment.
  • 4K Pre-Burst: This mode is ideal for times when you're unsure of the critical moment to press the shutter button and will record 8MP images at 30 fps one second prior to and one second after pressing the shutter button in order to give you 60 frames to choose from.
  • 4K Burst (S/S): This mode most closely follows the 4K video recording process, and allows you to playback your video, pause at the chosen moment, and use the shutter button to mark a chosen frame from the video and save it as a single 8MP frame.
Additionally, Sequence Composition mode can be used to synthesize sequentially recorded images taken with 4K PHOTO modes and composite them into a single dynamic image—a stromotion—that clearly shows subject movement while retaining a single static background.
Post Focus and Focus Stacking
Another attribute of the 4K capabilities is a unique focusing method called Post Focus. Working in conjunction with the contrast-detection focusing system and the intelligent Depth from Defocus (DFD) technology, Post Focus records imagery as a 4K MP4 file at 30 fps and shifts the specific point of focus throughout the burst shooting in order to offer a range of distinct focusing ranges to choose from. During playback, via the camera's touchscreen, you can then tap the specific region of the image you wish to be in focus and an 8MP JPEG file will be created. Multiple individual files with different points of focus can be created from the original burst, and focusing assist functions can also be used to gain even more precise control over the specific in-focus region.

This technology also allows for producing focus stacked images in-camera to realize a greater depth of field, especially when photographing close-up subjects. In this mode, images are recorded and saved with varying points of focus and then blended together to gain an extended depth of field.
Body Design and Built-In Wi-Fi
  • A Live View Finder (LVF) is integrated into the sleek body design to permit comfortable eye-level monitoring. This 0.21", 0.53x-magnification electronic viewfinder has a 2.33m-dot resolution and covers 100% of the image frame while shooting.
  • Alternatively, a rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD monitor is also available for live view shooting, image review, and intuitive menu navigation. The screen's design incorporates a 180° tilting mechanism to benefit shooting from high and low angles, as well as for taking front-facing selfies.
  • A host of manual controls offer simple, direct control over a variety of oft-used camera settings, including a control ring surrounding the lens that can be configured to adjust zoom, shutter speed, manual focus, and ISO sensitivity.
  • A micro-USB port allows you to charge the battery in-camera.
  • The included rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides you with 380 shots per charge when working with the rear LCD, 250 shots per charge with the electronic viewfinder, or 340 shots per charge when working with the electronic viewfinder in the eco 30-fps setting.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allow you to wirelessly share photos and movies to linked smartphones and tablets for direct sharing online. This connectivity also allows you to remotely control the camera from a mobile device.
Other Camera Features
  • Depth from Defocus (DFD) technology affords impressively fast and precise autofocus performance to suit photographing moving subjects.
  • Focus peaking is available for easier, more accurate manual focusing control.
  • Creative Control modes: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, and Sunshine.
  • Still Image Scene Guide modes: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, and Monochrome.
  • Photo Style modes: Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, and Custom.
  • Picture Adjustment settings: Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, and Saturation.
UPC: 885170362192
In the Box
Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black)
  • DMW-BLG10 Li-ion Battery for Select Lumix Cameras (7.2V, 1025mAh)
  • USB Charging Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Hand Strap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Panasonic DC-ZS80 Specs

    Imaging
    Pixels Actual: 21.1 Megapixel
    Effective: 20.3 Megapixel
    Maximum Resolution 5184 x 3888
    Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
    Sensor Type MOS
    Sensor Size 1/2.3"
    Image File Format JPEG, RAW
    Image Stabilization Optical (5-Axis)
    Lens
    Focal Length 4.3 to 129mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 720mm)
    Optical Zoom 30x
    Digital Zoom 4x Maximum (120x Combined Zoom)
    2x Optimized (60x Combined Zoom)
    Maximum Aperture f/3.3 to 6.4
    Minimum Aperture f/8
    Focus Range 1.64' to Infinity / 50 cm to Infinity (Wide)
    6.56' to Infinity / 2 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
    Macro
    1.18" to Infinity / 3 cm to Infinity (Wide)
    Optical Design 12 Elements in 9 Groups
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80 to 3200 (Extended: 80 to 6400)
    Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
    1/2000 to 4 Seconds 
    Electronic Shutter
    1/16000 to 1 Second 
    Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
    Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
    Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
    White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade, White Set 1, White Set 2, White Set 3, White Set 4
    Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps at 20.3 MP
    Up to 30 fps at 8 MP
    Interval Recording Yes
    Self Timer 2/10-Second Delay
    Video
    Recording Modes AVCHD/MP4
    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 29.97p 
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 29.97p/59.94p 
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 59.94i 
    HD (1280 x 720) at 29.97p/120p 
    SD (640 x 480) at 240p 
    Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
    Video Encoding NTSC
    Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
    Audio File Format AAC, Dolby Digital 2ch
    Viewfinder and Monitor
    Viewfinder Type Electronic
    Viewfinder Resolution 2,330,000 Dot
    Viewfinder Coverage 100%
    Diopter Adjustment Yes
    Monitor Size 3"
    Monitor Resolution 1,040,000 Dot
    Monitor Type Tilting Touchscreen LCD
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    Built-in Flash Yes
    Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction, Off, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
    Effective Flash Range ISO Auto
    2.0 to 18.4' / 0.6 to 5.6 m (Wide)
    6.6 to 9.5' / 2 to 2.9 m (Telephoto)
    External Flash Connection None
    Interface
    Memory Card Slot 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
    Connectivity HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0, USB 2.0 Micro-B
    Wireless Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    GPS None
    Physical
    Battery 1 x DMW-BLG10 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1025 mAh (Approx. 250 Shots)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.4 x 2.7 x 1.6" / 112 x 68.8 x 41.6 mm
    Weight 11.57 oz / 328 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.145 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.4 x 5.0 x 2.6"

    Panasonic DC-ZS80 Reviews

    Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 4th Panasonic Lumix This is our 4th Panasonic Lumix. We love the size of the camera - fits in a pocket or purse. Only small one around with a eyepiece for focusing when the sun is bright. Finally, the super zoom is great for wildlife, birds, traveling and such. Have had some problems with Panasonic failing and needing repair over the years so make sure you purchase or get an extended warranty.
    Date published: 2019-05-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little zoom camera Small, works well, great zoom, and uses the same battery as my GX85.
    Date published: 2019-05-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best camera for travel ! Excellent photos ,easy to use ,lots of creative modes , optical zoom with Leica lens perfect ,compact camera,but not flimsy ,just returned from Italy ,cannot wait to see my photos on the big screen !
    Date published: 2019-06-14
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    How is the battery for this camera charged? ...

    How is the battery for this camera charged? Charger or in camera or both?
    Asked by: Marlin
    The Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black) includes a USB Charging Cable and an AC adapter for charging the battery in the camera. If you want to charge the battery out of the camera you need to purchase the Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for DMW-BLE9, DMW-BLG10, or BP-DC15 Battery. Here is the link: https://bhpho.to/2gPcDuf
    Answered by: Lawrence
    Date published: 2019-06-18

    Whats in the box?

    Whats in the box?
    Asked by: Howard
    The following items are listed as included with the purchase of the Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black), B&H # PADCZS80B, under the "In The Box" section under the Overview tab on our website: In the Box Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 Digital Camera (Black) DMW-BLG10 Li-ion Battery for Select Lumix Cameras (7.2V, 1025mAh) USB Charging Cable AC Adapter Hand Strap Limited 1-Year Warranty
    Answered by: Manzell
    Date published: 2019-02-19

    I like to take closeups of flowers and art ...

    I like to take closeups of flowers and art objects. How does this camera do on macro closeups?
    Asked by: Fran
    Hi, the Panasonic Lumix DCZS80 has a great macro mode built into the camera. When the Macro mode is turned on you will be able to focus as close as 1.18" from the subject. This is an excellent feature for close-ups of flowers and objects.
    Answered by: Khalid
    Date published: 2019-05-27

    does this camera come with the manual book? if ...

    does this camera come with the manual book? if not where can i download one
    Asked by: Qua
    Yes it comes with a printed manual. And here is the online Basic manual: help.panasonic.ca/PCS/OperatingInstructions/Basic_Eng_dvqx1803za.pdf And here is the Owners manual: help.panasonic.ca/PCS/OperatingInstructions/Advanced_Eng_dvqp1963za.pdf
    Answered by: Charles
    Date published: 2019-06-22
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