Panasonic has launched the LUMIX DC-ZS70 (TZ90) pocket size travel zoom camera with 30X superzoom zoom lens. Actually, this is an upgraded version of the Lumix ZS60 was launched in 2016, comes equipped with a 3.0-inch touchscreen display with 180-degrees tilt, integrated more advanced DFD focus technology. The Panasonic ZS70 is a compact camera which also able to record 4K video at 30fps.
The Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70 features a 20.3-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor, a 30X optical zoom, 24-720mm equivalent lens that fits in your pocket easily. It is capable of shooting 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) resolution video at 30fps.
The Panasonic ZS70 features the DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology to achieve ultra-high-speed AF of approx. 0.1 sec. It contributes to high-speed burst shooting at 10 (AFS)/5 (AFC) fps. The LUMIX ZS70 also features a variety of AF functions, such as Touch AF, 49-point AF, and Low-light AF that help users to get the best results in a wide range of shooting situations.
Display is 3.0-inches with 1.04-megapixel resolution and 180-degree tilt for selfie shots, along with multiple effects, and face makeup. In addition, the camera is equipped with the ability to shoot RAW, which is rare on compact cameras. The camera also includes the necessary features of a camera such as 5-axis hybrid OIS (not support for 4K recording), Wi-Fi, and USB 2.0 connectivity.
Panasonic ZS70 Price and Availability
The Panasonic ZS70 price in USA is about $449.99 via Amazon.com, and it is expected to be available by the end of May 2017.
Panasonic ZS70 Specifications
- Dimensions of 112 x 67 x 41 mm
- Weight of 322g
- Touch Screen TFT-LCD Flip Display of 3 inches
- 20 megapixels BSI-CMOS Sensor
- Maximum resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels
- Venus Engine Processor
- Auto ISO 80-3200 to 6400
- 30x Optical zoom
- 4K recording 3840 x 2160 pixels @ 30 fps.
- Autofocus 46 points
- 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.
- Viewfinder coverage of 100%
- Shutter speed – Min. 4 sec. Max. 1/2000 sec
- Continuous Shooting Speed – 10 fps
- Connectivity of Wi-Fi, Micro-USB 2.0, mini HDMI port, SD/SDHC/SDXC
- Lithium-ion Battery up to 380 shots