Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ25: Featuring a 12MP Image Sensor and 4 White Balance Presets
Panasonic’s Lumix DMC TZ25 is an old warhorse but the capabilities are certainly beyond the usual. The Lumix DMC TZ25 is an affordable gadget that can be purchased from the leading online retail stores. Here is how the specs sheet associated with this camera looks like in detail:
The Lumix DMC TZ25 boasts of a simple but utilitarian CMOS sensor that measures 6.17mmx4.55mm in terms of dimensions. A 12MP sensor featuring the 1/ 2.3 inch layout is supplied. The equivalent sensor photodetector on offer is 13MP, supporting 4000x300 pixels as the maximum image resolution. The Lumix DMC TZ25 also supports other denominations in 1600x904, 1504x1504 and many more. In terms of aspect ratio, the Lumix DMC TZ25 offers 1:1, 3:2, 4:3 and the standard 16:9. The Lumix DMC TZ25 offers an extended ISO sensitivity range of 100-3200 that can be extended, primarily suited for low-light shooting. Auto and Hi-auto modes are supported with the latter exhibiting an ISO range of 1600-6400. 4 white balance presets are included besides the single custom white balance mode. Optical image stabilization is supported by this camera. RAW image format seems to be missing as this camera supports Standard and Fine JPEG quality levels.
Focus and Optics
The Lumix DMC TZ25 boasts of 23 focus points in addition to the macro focus range of up to 3cm. The Lumix DMC TZ25 also supports the normal focus with the range being limited up to 50cm. Manual focus seems to be missing as the Lumix DMC TZ25 makes way for autofocus and several associated modes like continuous, tracking and many more. The equivalent focal range for the Lumix DMC TZ25 is 24-284mm. Optical zoom up to 16X is supported followed by the 4X digital zooming prowess. Lens aperture on offer is F3.3-F5.9.
The Lumix DMC TZ25 packs in a 3 inch screen that is fixed in nature. In terms of display resolution, 460K dots are offered. Live View is included but the Lumix DMC TZ25 misses out on touch support and a viewfinder.
Photography and Videography
The Lumix DMC TZ25 features 15-1/4000 sec as the shutter speed range. Aperture and shutter priority modes are included followed by the manual exposure mode and built-in flash support. The flash range on offer is 6.40m. Burst shooting is supported at 1.9 frames per second. 3 metering modes are included in addition to the AE bracketing support and the exposure compensation mode. Full HD videos can be easily recorded at 60 frames per second. HD videos are supported as well in addition to the VGA ones. AVCHD and MPEG-4 are the supported video formats. Mono speaker and mono microphone are included for an immersive experience.
Connectivity and Storage
The Lumix DMC TZ25 supports USB 2.0 and built-in HDMI output. Internal storage tick is 70MB, further expandable via SD, SDXC and SDHC cards.
Build and Battery
The Lumix DMC TZ25 weighs 208g and is powered by one rechargeable Li-Ion battery that supports up to 260 shots.