Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 Review

Overall Score

31

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-200 mm (8x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 98 x 55 x 26 mm, 158g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 Overview


First introduced in July, 2009, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Panasonic ZR1 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

Sensor resolution of Panasonic ZR1 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Panasonic ZR1 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic ZR1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
11 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
3.3 Lens at Wide
158g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 has an Overall Score of 31/100 and ranked #683 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1087 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic ZR1 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
26
Value for money score
49
Portability score
97
Overall score
31
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic ZR1


Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 weighs 158g and has external dimensions of 98 x 55 x 26mm (3.86 x 2.17 x 1.02"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Panasonic ZR1 is 17 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic ZR1
158g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic ZR1
26mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-ZR1 Dimensions Lumix DMC-ZR1
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 158 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 158 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Olympus XZ-2 iHS 346 g 158 g 113 x 65 x 48 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 158 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Canon PowerShot G15 Canon G15 352 g 158 g 107 x 76 x 40 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Sony HX30V 254 g 158 g 107 x 62 x 35 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Sony TX66 109 g 158 g 93 x 54 x 13 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 158 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 98 x 55 x 26 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-ZR1
Announced July, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
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 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.10
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
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 USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 158 g
Physical Dimensions 98 x 55 x 26 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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