Panasonic ZS8 with Panasonic ZS7 Comparison

Panasonic ZS8 and Panasonic ZS7 Main Features

  • July, 2011
  • July, 2011
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-384 mm (16x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 25-300 mm (12x) F3.3-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 2.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • -
  • Built-In GPS
  • 105 x 58 x 33 mm, 210g.
  • 103 x 60 x 33 mm, 218g.
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Panasonic ZS8 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
38
Value for money score
56
Portability score
96
Overall score
40

Panasonic ZS7 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
37
Value for money score
56
Portability score
95
Overall score
39

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 Overview


Let's compare Lumix DMC-ZS8 with Lumix DMC-ZS7. Both cameras produced Panasonic. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Both of these models were released in 2011. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
The sensor resolution of Lumix DMC-ZS8 is greater than that of Lumix DMC-ZS7. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (Lumix DMC-ZS8), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Lumix DMC-ZS8 Lumix DMC-ZS7
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-ZS8 Lumix DMC-ZS7
Announced July, 2011 July, 2011
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 3 3
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.00 5.30
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4 AVCHD Lite
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 340 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 210 g 218 g
Physical Dimensions 105 x 58 x 33 mm 103 x 60 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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