The LUMIX DMC-TZ55 is an ultra compact 20x super zoom camera featuring a flip-up monitor and Full-HD video recording. Capture memorable travel scenes with Self Shot mode and share them with Wi-Fi® connectivity.
The 3.0-inch large 460K-dot monitor tilts up by 180-degree making it extremely easy to take self-portrait.
A powerful 20x optical zoom lens* in a slim body draws your subjects right up close, and lets you freely capture decisive sports scenes, along with the natural expressions of people and animals.
* 35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm.
You can easily connect the camera to your smartphone / tablet by displaying the QR code on the camera screen and using the "Panasonic Image App" on the smartphone / tablet to scan the QR code. Setting-up is extremely easy and finishes within a few seconds.
A wireless connection between the camera and the smartphone / tablet lets you use a variety of Wi-Fi® functions, such as Remote Shooting, Instant Transfer, and Geotagging.
･ To use this feature, it is recommended to update “Panasonic Image App” to the latest version.
This camera is capable of recording 1920 x 1080 full-HD video in MP4*. Alternately, you can choose MP4 at 30p (for NTSC area) / 25p (for PAL area) for video recording, which has higher compatibility with PCs. A special separate button lets you instantly start recording videos while shooting photos without having to make any extra settings.
* Sensor output is 30p (for NTSC area) / 25p (for PAL area).
The 16-megapixel MOS sensor integrated in the camera boasts high speed signal output and high sensitivity image recording for making many advanced features possible. The excellent S/N ratio of MOS sensor and the noise reduction system in the imaging engine makes both photo and video shot at any sensitivity from low to high boast outstanding clearness.
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) boasts its correction accuracy to minimize blur even when using powerful zoom and the Active Mode effectively suppress handshake vibration in video recording.
The high speed digital signal output technology lets you shoot at 10 fps in high speed burst mode with mechanical shutter, and burst shooting with flash is also available.
With a variety of filter effects, Creative Control lets you add artistic and original expression to photos and videos.
Creative Panorama function allows you to create dynamic vertical / horizontal panoramic photo with a unique touch just by swiveling the camera.
Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect*, Miniature Effect*, Soft Focus**, Star Filter** and One Point Color.
* Cannot be used in Creative Panorama.
** Cannot be used in video recording.
With “Panasonic Image App", remote shooting is available which mean you gain extra control and monitor to utilize. Just placing a camera at a shooting position, you can go away from it. What the camera is seeing is displayed on the smartphone / tablet and zooming, setting focus, shutter release and several recording settings such as exposure compensation are controllable with a smartphone / tablet.
You can instantly upload and share your images on SNS using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.
Also, a new Photo Collage function has been added to the app to allow several images to be combined into a single image and shared.
You can tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS log of a smartphone / tablet and share it to the preferred SNS.
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The Instant Transfer function allows you to transfer the photo data to the designated electronic devices automatically whenever shutter is released. In playback mode, you can also touch the image displayed on the camera to transfer it directly to the smartphone / tablet right on the spot.
Images are transferred on your camera to a computer or other compliant devices while charging the battery via the wireless access point at home.
Approx. 350 pictures (TBD) can be taken on a single charge with 1250mAh large capacity.
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. You just press, aim and shoot. The detection and correction functions go to work to give you beautiful photos and videos* with maximum ease.
* The applicable iA Mode functions vary with photos and videos.
The camera's battery can be recharged either via AC or via USB according to your convenience.