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The LUMIX DMC-ZS6 is a point-and-shoot digital camera from Panasonic, released in 2009.

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12x optical zoom lens

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easy to use, many automatic scene settings allow for point-and-shoot

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picture adjustment parameters can be manually set

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complete exposure control for fine-grain adjustments

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records video in 720p high definition

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works quickly, minimal delay between button press and shutter release

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macro photography of small subjects is well-tuned

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the battery lasts a long time

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mini-HDMI output for direct playback of images and video on compatible HDTVs and displays

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manual on CD only, no print copy

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poor in low light - lots of noise in high ISO images, weak flash

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no RAW capability, JPEG only

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no mp4 or wmv capability, motion JPEG only

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The LUMIX DMC-ZS6 is a point-and-shoot digital camera from Panasonic, released in 2009. This camera prominently features a 25mm ultra wide-angle lens and a 12x optical zoom. Panasonic uses proprietary optical technology to allow for 25 to 300mm of focal length range in the DMC-ZS6’s 1.28-inch thick body. Its digital zoom can reach up to 23.4x by using the center portion of the camera’s CCD. Other features include relatively fast auto focus, which can be ready in approximately 0.35 seconds. Built-in is a 3-inch LCD screen, allowing users to plan and review shots on-the-go. A variety of scene modes are user-selectable, including ones for portraits, scenery, sports and night-time photography. In addition to photographs, this camera also takes widescreen (16:9) video in 720p HD. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS6 is available in black only.

  • 3.0” LCD screen
  • 12X optical zoom
  • 720p HD video recording at 30fps
  • AV output with mini HDMI
  • 0.3 second Sonic Speed AF
  • Manual shutter speed and aperture control
  • 2GB SD card included
  • Lumix leather case
  • Li-Ion battery and charger
Post Review
09/04/2013 04:42

Had mine for several years and I'm very happy with the quality of the photos, but is there any way/device for remote shutter control that will work with this camera?

01/02/2011 06:15

Does it have a motion stablizer?

12/29/2010 02:52

My husband bought this camera for me for Xmas. I was looking for something simple to take
sports action shots (kids) with ability to zoom while still getting a clear enough photo to blow up. Will this camera do this for me? Or should I return it and buy another?



12/29/2010 04:36

this camera sucks. i got it for christmas. and it won't take any moving/actions shots. RETURN.



07/15/2011 12:55

Love my ZS6



08/06/2012 10:18

Love mine too. Use it for art photography, however, will be upgrading real soon and can't believe it's going so strong at 3 years and for how much I use it. Absolutely nothing broken or not working after 3 years. Simple and easy, versatile and durable.

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