Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-480 mm (20x) F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 105 x 59 x 28 mm, 193g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-ZS20
  • Replaced by: Lumix DMC-ZS30

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Overview


First introduced in January, 2013, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic ZS20 with Lumix DMC-ZS25. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic ZS25 with Panasonic ZS20

Panasonic replaced Lumix DMC-ZS25 with Panasonic ZS30. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic ZS25 with Panasonic ZS30


Panasonic ZS25 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25

Sensor resolution of Panasonic ZS25 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Panasonic ZS25 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic ZS25


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
193g Light Body
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
6.4 Lens at Tele
23 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1200s
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1200s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
Low Battery Life: 260 shots
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #320 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #735 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic ZS25 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
40
Value for money score
58
Portability score
96
Overall score
42
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic ZS25


Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 weighs 193g and has external dimensions of 105 x 59 x 28mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.1"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Panasonic ZS25 is 199 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic ZS25 is less by 8mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic ZS25
193g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic ZS25
28mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-ZS25 Dimensions Lumix DMC-ZS25
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 193 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Panasonic ZS20 206 g 193 g 105 x 59 x 28 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 193 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 Panasonic ZS30 198 g 193 g 105 x 59 x 28 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Panasonic ZS60 282 g 193 g 112 x 64 x 38 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 Panasonic ZS45 249 g 193 g 108 x 60 x 32 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 193 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 271 g 193 g 110 x 65 x 43 mm 105 x 59 x 28 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-ZS25
Announced January, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1200 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 6.40
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
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 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 193 g
Physical Dimensions 105 x 59 x 28 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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