Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 Review

Overall Score

66

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-360 mm (15x) F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2330k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 111 x 66 x 45 mm, 340g.
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  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-ZS100

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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 Overview


First introduced in February, 2018, Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1 (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic ZS100 with Lumix DC-ZS200. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic ZS200 with Panasonic ZS100


Panasonic ZS200 comes with a 13.2 x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 15.86 mm (0.62").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200

Sensor resolution of Panasonic ZS200 ~ 5477 x 3651 pixels.

Panasonic ZS200 has Crop Factor: 2.73

The sensor has a surface area of 116.2 mm².

There are approximate 19,996,527 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic ZS200


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Stacking
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1240k dots Screen Resolution
370 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
6.4 Lens at Tele
2330k dot Viewfinder Resolution
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 has an Overall Score of 66/100 and ranked #33 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #226 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic ZS200 Scores
Imaging score
51
Features score
76
Value for money score
80
Portability score
91
Overall score
66
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic ZS200


Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 weighs 340g and has external dimensions of 111 x 66 x 45mm (4.37 x 2.6 x 1.77"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Panasonic ZS200 is 49 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic ZS200 is less by 4mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic ZS200
340g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic ZS200
45mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DC-ZS200 Dimensions Lumix DC-ZS200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 340 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony RX100 VI 301 g 340 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony RX100 V 299 g 340 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 Panasonic ZS70 322 g 340 g 112 x 67 x 41 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 319 g 340 g 106 x 61 x 42 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 340 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Panasonic LX10 310 g 340 g 106 x 60 x 42 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Sony RX100 IV 298 g 340 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 111 x 66 x 45 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DC-ZS200
Announced February, 2018
Body Type Large Sensor Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1240k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2330
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.53
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.80
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Area 116.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 80
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 340 g
Physical Dimensions 111 x 66 x 45 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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