The LUMIX DMC-TZ57 is an ultra compact 20x super zoom camera featuring a tiltable monitor and Full-HD video recording. Capture memorable travel scenes with selfie functions and share them with Wi-Fi® connectivity.
Have Fun with Hands-free Selfie
Wink Detector and 180° Tiltable Monitor
The moment you tilt the monitor upward 180°, the selfie time begins. Then, you can trigger the shutter by winking for a selfie with freer, more flexible posing. Combining this with the Soft Skin mode, Slimming mode and Defocusing mode gives you more attractive, more distinctive selfies.
20x Optical Zoom in a Pocket-sized Body
A powerful 20x optical zoom lens* in a slim body draws your subjects right up close, and lets you freely capture decisive sports scenes, along with the natural expressions of people and animals.
* 35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm
UNWIRE YOUR CREATIVITY with Wi-Fi®
You can connect the camera to your smartphone / tablet by displaying the QR code on the camera screen.
Remote Shooting / Remote View
With the "Panasonic Image App", you can utilize a smartphone / tablet as controller to zoom, set the focus and shoot from a distance.
You can instantly upload and share your images on social media using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.
You can tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS log of a smartphone / tablet and share it to the preferred social media.
Beautiful Photo Playback with Approx. 1,040k-dot LCD
The large 3.0-inch, approx. 1,040k-dot LCD assures high visibility in any lighting conditions, which is excellent for both shooting and playing back images. It lets you share the fun of viewing images with family and friends, too.
16-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
The 16-megapixel MOS sensor integrated in the camera boasts high-speed signal output and high-sensitivity image recording for making many advanced features possible. The excellent S/N ratio of MOS sensor and the noise reduction system in the imaging engine makes both photo and video shot at any sensitivity from low to high boast outstanding clearness.
POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) boasts its correction accuracy to minimize blur even when using powerful zoom. Plus, the Active Mode effectively suppress handshake vibration in video recording.
Burst Shooting 10 fps
The high speed digital signal output technology lets you shoot at 10 fps in high speed burst mode with mechanical shutter, and burst shooting with flash is also available.
Full-HD Video Recording in MP4 Format
You can record full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in MP4*, which has higher compatibility with PCs. Recording videos can be started with a press of an independent motion picture button, which is convenient for you to switch photo / video shooting instantly.
* Sensor output is 30p (for NTSC area) / 25p (for PAL area).
Unique Filter Effects Photos and Videos
With a variety of filter effects, Creative Control lets you add artistic and original expression to photos and videos. Creative Panorama function allows you to create dynamic vertical / horizontal panoramic photo with a unique touch just by swiveling the camera.
Filter Effects Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect*, Miniature Effect*, Soft Focus**, Star Filter**, One Point Color.
* Cannot be used in Creative Panorama.
** Cannot be used in video recording.
Beauty Modes for More Attractive Selfies
These three effects can be used when taking selfies to give you more attractive portraits. Soft Skin mode makes skin look brighter and smoother. Slimming mode sharpens facial lines. And Defocusing mode keeps the subject in clear focus while gently softening the background.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 107.9 x 59.9 x 32.1 mm/(4.25 x 2.36 x 1.26 inch)
Weight: Approx. 222 g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.49 lb) *TBD/Approx. 248 g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.55 lb) *TBD
Pixels: Camera Effective Pixels: 16 Megapixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
1/2.33-type High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / Total Pixel Number 17.5 Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Lens Aperture: F3.3 - 6.4 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F3.3 - 8.0 (W), F6.4 - 8.0 (T))
Optical Zoom: 20x
Focal Length: f = 4.3 - 86.0mm (24 - 480mm in 35mm equiv.)/(28 - 560mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 28.2x (4:3 / 8M), 45.0x (4:3 / under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom: 40x
Lens: LUMIX DC VARIO/12 elements in 10 groups/(3 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical surfaces / 2 ED Lenses)
2- Speed Zoom: -
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction: POWER O.I.S. (On with Active Mode (only for Motion Picture) / Off) / No
Digital Zoom: Max. 4x (Max. 2x for TZ58)
Conversion Lens Compatibility: -
Focusing Area: Normal: Wide 50cm - infinity / Tele 200cm - infinity/AF Macro / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp: Yes (On/Off)
Focus: Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom/Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF (only for motion picture)/AF Tracking
AF Metering: Face / AF Tracking / 21-area / 1-area / Spot
Shutter Speed: Approx. 4 - 1/2,000 sec/Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30 sec
Finder: Viewfinder: -
File Format: Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3), DPOF/Motion Picture: MP4
Recording Modes: Mode Dial / Mode Button
Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, C1 (Custom), C2 (Custom), Panorama Shot, Scene, Creative Control
Creative Control mode: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters)
Still Image Scene Mode: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky
Continuous Shooting Mode: Full-Resolution Image: TBD frames/sec, Max. 10 images/with AF Tracking: 2 frames/sec/High-speed Burst: Approx. 10 frames / sec/(recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)/Flash Burst Shooting Motion Picture Recording (*2)
HD Video: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 25p (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)/1280 x 720 pixels, 25p (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)
STD Video: 640 x 480, 25p (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)
High Speed Video: -
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures): AVCHD: -
MP4: Approx. 100 min (FHD)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures): AVCHD: -
MP4: Approx. 50 min (FHD)
Exposure: Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Exposure Compensation: 1/3 EV step, /-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing: 1/3-1EV step, Max. /-1 EV, 3 frames
Light Metering: Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
ISO Sensitivity: Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200/High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
Picture Quality: Still Picture Recording: (4:3) 4608x3456 (16M) / 3264x2448 (8M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ)/(3:2) 4608x3072 (14M) / 3264x2176 (7M EZ) / 2048x1360 (2.5M EZ)/(16:9) 4608x2592 (12M) / 1920x1080 (2M EZ)/(1:1) 3456x3456 (12M) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ)
Image Quality: Fine / Standard
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set/White Balance Adjustment (Except Auto)
Photo Style / Film Mode: -
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color: -
Picture Adjustment: -
Aspect Bracketing: -
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal): Yes (On/Off)
Wi-FI: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/2412 MHz – 2462 MHz (1-11 ch)/WPA / WPA2/Infrastracture Mode / WPS/Wi-Fi Button
Zoom in Motion Picture: Yes
Self Timer: 2 sec / 10 sec
Self Shot Mode: Yes
Playback Mode: All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback: 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback: Yes (Menu / Zoom Lever) / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image: No / No
Show Histogram: Yes
Show Highlights: -
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection: Yes / Yes
Edit: Retouch: Creative Retouch
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling: Yes / Yes / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp: Yes / Yes / Yes
Cut Animation: Yes
Video Divide: Yes
PictBridge Support: Single / Multi / All / DPOF
Setup: OSD language: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
Monitor: LCD Monitor: 7.7cm (3.0") TFT Screen LCD Display (1,040K dots), Tiltable monitor/Field of View: Approx. 100%/Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode
Flash: Built- in- Flash: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off/0.6 - 6.0m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.1m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Media: Recording Media
Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory: Approx. 78MB
Audio: Microphone / Speaker: Mono / Mono
Interface: microHDMI, AV Output (PAL/NTSC), USB (AV/USB Multi)
Power: Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1250mAh, 4.5 Wh) (Included)/AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable)
Battery life (approx.): 350 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
Standard Package: Included Software
* The DMC-TZ57 Operating Instructions for advanced features is available for downloaded at Panasonic LUMIX Customer Support Site using PC, smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet./* The software for PC is not bundled with DMC-TZ57. Please use the software pre-installed to the PC or other general image viewing software to browse pictures.
Standard Accessories: Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap
*1 NOTE: Recording conditions by CIPA standard
NOTE: Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF) / Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on.
NOTE: Using a Panasonic SDHC Memory Card
NOTE: Using the supplied battery.
NOTE: Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to (ON).)
NOTE: Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording.
NOTE: Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording.
NOTE: The number of recordable pictures varies depending on the recording interval time.
NOTE: If the recording interval time becomes longer, the number of recordable pictures decreases.
NOTE: CIPA is an abbreviation of (Camera & Imaging Products Association).
*2 NOTE: These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH.
NOTE: The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use.
NOTE: Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply (ON) / (OFF), starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.
NOTE: Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures.
NOTE: SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.
NOTE: Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with (MP4) is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.