Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Review

Overall Score

63

Main Features

  • 18 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 1166k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 112 x 64 x 38 mm, 282g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Lumix DMC-ZS50
  • Replaced by: Lumix DMC-ZS70

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Overview


First introduced in January, 2016, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 is a 18 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Panasonic replaced the older Panasonic ZS50 with Lumix DMC-ZS60. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic ZS60 with Panasonic ZS50

Panasonic replaced Lumix DMC-ZS60 with Panasonic ZS70. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Panasonic ZS60 with Panasonic ZS70


Panasonic ZS60 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60

Sensor resolution of Panasonic ZS60 ~ 4892 x 3678 pixels.

Panasonic ZS60 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 17,992,776 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic ZS60


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Long Battery Life: 320 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
1166k dot Viewfinder Resolution
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
RAW Support
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
3.3 Lens at Wide
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
No Articulating Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 has an Overall Score of 63/100 and ranked #52 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #259 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Panasonic ZS60 Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
78
Value for money score
78
Portability score
93
Overall score
63
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic ZS60


Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 weighs 282g and has external dimensions of 112 x 64 x 38mm (4.41 x 2.52 x 1.5"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Panasonic ZS60 is 106 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Panasonic ZS60 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic ZS60
282g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Panasonic ZS60
38mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-ZS60 Dimensions Lumix DMC-ZS60
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 Panasonic ZS70 322 g 282 g 112 x 67 x 41 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 282 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 282 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Sony HX90V 245 g 282 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Canon SX720 HS 270 g 282 g 110 x 64 x 36 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Nikon Coolpix A900 Nikon A900 289 g 282 g 113 x 67 x 40 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 Sony HX80 245 g 282 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Canon PowerShot G9 X Canon G9 X 209 g 282 g 98 x 58 x 31 mm 112 x 64 x 38 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-ZS60
Announced January, 2016
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 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 1166
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.46
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 1/4 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 5.60
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
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 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 282 g
Physical Dimensions 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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