Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 Digital Camera, HD 720p, 16MP, 12x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi, 3" LCD Screen, Black

Product information

The LUMIX DMC-SZ8 packs a 12x optical zoom lens and Wi-Fi connectivity into a slim, stylish body. It also features a variety of special effects that add fun to the shooting experience, including Creative Control, Creative Retouch and Creative Panorama.

12x zoom
The DMC-SZ8 is equipped with 24mm ultra wide-angle lens with powerful 12x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 24-288mm) to boost high versatility despite the camera’s slim, stylish profile.

Wi-Fi connectivity
Use the Panasonic Imaging App with your smartphone and get access to Wi-Fi functions like remote shooting, instant transfer and geotagging every time you use your camera.

Filter effects
Enjoy more creativity with Creative Control. This mode lets you add attractive effects like retro, high key and more to stills, panoramas and video clips

High visibility screen
The large 3-inch 460K-dot LCD screen display frames your photos in exceptional detail. Reviewing everything is simple too thanks to straightforward controls.

Optical image stabiliser
Capture crisp images and videos. Blurring image due to handshake often occurs in shooting using high zoom, however, the Optical Image Stabiliser minimises it without causing deterioration of image quality.

HD recording
The DMC-SZ8 records dynamic HD video in 1280 x 720p. Recording motion image can be started with a press of an independent motion picture button on the top of the camera - convenient for switching between photo and video shooting on the fly.

Accessories Included
Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM
Autofocus
Yes
Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
200 shots per charge
Brand
Panasonic
Built In Flash
Yes
Camera Type
Digital Compact
Connections
AV Output (PAL / NTSC), USB (AV/USB Multi)
Continuous Shooting Speed
1.2 - 3fps
Dimensions
H60.4 x W99.8 x D26.5mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
PictBridge
Display
3"
Face Detection
Yes
File Formats
Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3) / 3D Image: MPO / Motion picture: AVCHD, MP4
GPS
Via mobile
Image Stabilisation
Yes
Internal Memory
80MB
Lens Aperture
F3.1 - 6.3 / 2-step (F3.1 / 7.8 (W), F6.3 / 16.3 (T))
Lens Size
4.3 - 51.6mm (24 - 288mm in 35mm equiv.)
Lens Type
8 elements in 8 groups/(4 Aspherical Lenses / 8 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lenses)
Macro
No
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
DMC-SZ8EB-K
Maximum ISO Rating
6400
Megapixels Information 1 Megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels. A pixel is an individual element of a digital image. Megapixels determine the resolution of an image and the more you have the higher the quality of the image.
16.0MP
Memory Card Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Model name / number
SZ8
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
No
Night recording Information Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
No
Red-Eye Reduction
Yes
Self Timer
Yes
Sensor Size
1/2.33-type
Sensor Type
CCD
Shooting Modes
Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot,Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, High Speed Video
Shutter Speeds
Approx. 8 - 1/2000 sec
Smile Detection
No
Sweep Panorama
Yes
Touch Screen
No
Tripod Thread
Yes
Type of Battery
Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 690mAh, 2.5 Wh) (Included)/AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable)
Video Resolution
720p HD video
Viewfinder
No
Waterproof
No
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
144g
Wi-Fi
IEEE 802.11b/g/n/2412 MHz – 2462 MHz (1-11 ch)/WPA / WPA2/Infrastracture Mode / WPS/Wi-Fi Button
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
24x
Zoom (optical) Information A 7 x zoom will get you closer to your subject than a 5 x zoom
12x

Delivery

Click & collect

Free Click & collect from John Lewis or Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
340 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops
Free

Standard delivery

Free

Next or named day delivery

£6.95

Next or named morning delivery

£9.95

Collect+ from a local shop from Thursday - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

5000+ participating Collect+ shops
£3.00

International delivery not available

Returns

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Q & As

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 Digital Camera, HD 720p, 16MP, 12x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi, 3" LCD Screen 2.8 5 4 4
Absolutely gutted we chose this camera. We had previously bought a Panasonic compact camera and were pretty happy with the overall functionality and picture quality. So we wanted to get a new camera to capture the first pictures of our new born baby and our elder sons first day at school. As we had previously used a Panasonic camera we were hopeful and confident that the new camera would capture the priceless images we wanted to savour. In short this camera is so complicated to use, the auto focus doesn't work and the camera takes far too long to 'setup', which when you are trying to capture spontaneous pictures it ruins the moment. The pictures we have taken of our daughters birth and our sons first day of school are all blurry and it is not the kind of moment that can ever be recreated. We are absolutely gutted that we chose this camera and feel totally distraught that we will never be able to relive those precious moments. I would seriously consider another camera if you want a reliable, point and press unit. 11 September 2014
Great Camera Bought as a present for my mum. She loves it; easy to use, image stabilization and lots of features through an easy to use menu. 26 August 2014
Good value, quality camera I bought this for my dad and he really loves it, good picture quality and easy to use 29 July 2014
Very Disappointed Firstly JL delivery to store was excellent. To qualify the following I am a relatively experienced amateur photographer, owing several compact digital cameras and a Canon DSLR I have been a fan of Panasonic compact cameras for years, but this model is terrible. It was purchased as a replacement for my previous model which got a scratch on the lens. The main issue with this camera is the speed, it is slow to turn on, and very slow to focus - indeed focus is an issue in it own right. It commonly incorrectly focuses (or refuses to focus at all), particularly in IA mode. The button layout is also fiddly. Every time I pick it up I hit the WiFi button, which then has to be cancelled. The charging port cover is so flimsy I can see it lasting very long. The screen quality is poor, with very large pixel size making the playback of photos look even poorer than they actually are. Noise levels in photos are high with noticeable graining. Low light level photos are particularly poor. Full bright sunlight photos are fine, but only on par with a decent camera phone. The wifi functionality to smartphone is useful, but again slow and doesn't permit video transfer ! There are also issues with the auto rotate functionality in this respect, with most photos having to be re-rotated on the phone. I can't seem to connect to my PC using wifi, although that may be a PC / AV issue. The instructions in this respect are useless. I have never bothered writing a review before, but I am so disappointed with this purchase. 07 May 2014
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Colour :

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