Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 was a compact 'Travel Zoom' camera announced on January 31, 2007.[3] It was the successor to the 2006 TZ1 announced in 2006, and was released in parallel with the TZ2. It has a 10× optical zoom with the focal range equivalent to 28–280 mm (35 mm film equivalent) coupled with Mega O.I.S. image stabiliser. It is a fully automatic compact camera, without manual control of aperture and shutter time. The TZ3 was awarded both the TIPA "Best Superzoom Digital Camera" award[4] and the EISA "European Compact Camera" award[5] in 2007. The TZ4, TZ5 (known as TZ15 in Asia, Australia and New Zealand), and TZ50 succeeded the TZ2 and TZ3.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3
Sensor1/2.35" CCD res = 3072 × 2304 (7.2 million effective)
Film speedAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250, High sensitivity 3200
Storage mediaSecure Digital Card (SD) and Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC)[1][2]
Focus areas9-points, 3-points, 1-point, spot
Shutter speed range160s –​12000s
Continuous shooting3 frames/s, 5 consecutive frames
ViewfinderLiquid crystal display
LCD screen3.0 in (7.62 cm), 230,000 pixels
Battery3.7 V, 1000 mAh
Weight232 g


  1. ^ "Panasonic LUMIX TZ3". Trusted Reviews. 14 February 2007. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  2. ^ [1], SD cards supported
  3. ^ [2], Digital Photography Review,, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2/TZ3 press release
  4. ^ "TIPA Awards: 2007: Best Superzoom Digital Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3". Archived from the original on 2008-04-12. Retrieved 2008-04-28., Technical Image Press Association.
  5. ^ "Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3". Archived from the original on 2008-04-13. Retrieved 2008-04-28., European Imaging and Sound Association.