Point and Shoot Cameras are dead? Pansonic doesn’t think so. They have just unveiled a new Lumix camera – LUMIX ZS80D – with a 1/2.3-inch Sensor equipped with a 30X Leica DC Vario-Elmar Lens. The price in the US starts at $397.99, and is available in two color options – Silver and Black. Check out the Amazon product page here ( affiliate link ).
- 20.3 Megapixels
- 1/2.3″ sensor
- F3.3 ( Wide end ) – F6.4 ( Tele end ) max aperture
- 24 – 720mm in 35mm equiv. terms in 4:3
- 35 – 1050mm in 35mm equiv. focal length. in 4K Photo and Recording mode.
- RAW + Jpeg Images
- 30x optical zoom
- 60x intelligent zoom
- LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens
- 12 elements in 9 groups lens construction
- 7.2V, 1025mAh, 7.4 Wh battery
- 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. + image stabilization
- AF / AF Macro / Macro Zoom focus modes
- MP4 4K 3840×2160 @ 30P / 25P 100Mbps recording,
- MP4 Full HD 60p recording
- AVCHD FHD 1920×1080 recording
Panasonic LUMIX ZS80D features a 20.3 Megapixels 1/2.3″ sensor with a max aperture of F3.3 ( Wide end ) – F6.4 ( Tele end ). The lowest aperture it supports is F8.0. It has a 4.3 – 129mm focal length which is 24 – 720mm in 35mm equiv. terms in 4:3. In the 4K photo recording and 4K recording modes, it offers a 35 – 1050mm in 35mm equiv. focal length.
Panasonic LUMIX ZS80D has a 30x Optical zoom and 60x intelligent zoom. The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens on this 2022 point-and-shoot camera is made with 12 elements in 9 groups. For image stabilization, it has 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +.
Panasonic LUMIX ZS80D supports shooting in both Jpeg and RAW modes. In the Photo mode, the shutter speed supported is 4 – 1/2,000 sec while when a mechanical shutter is used. In the Electronics shutter mode, it supports 1 – 1/16,000 sec. There is also an Artistic Nightscape that can shoot up to 30 sec.
It supports MP4 4K recording in 30p and 25p ( 100Mbps ). The 60p option @ 28Mbps is available in Full HD 1080P recording only. AVCHD recording is also supported, however it is only available in Full HD recording.
Panasonic has powered the LUMIX ZS80D 4K Digital Camera with a 1025mAh, 7.4 Wh battery. On a full battery, it can shoot up to 380 images (rear monitor), 250 images (LVF), and 340 images (LVF eco30fps setting).