The Panasonic LUMIX ZS80 travel zoom digital camera boasts a 30x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm) and LVF (Live View Finder) all packed in a pocket-size camera body while enabling 4K Video /4K PHOTO shooting. A 3.0-inch tiltable rear monitor helps create a variety of selfie shots, including 4K and panorama. The LUMIX ZS80 also features a sharp 24mm ultra-wide angle and 30x telephoto LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR* lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm) with a versatile zoom range to capture virtually any subject, in any situation. The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) efficiently compensates for hand shake to minimize blur even in telephoto shooting. This camera incorporates a large 1/2.3-inch MOS Sensor with 20.3MP high resolution, plus high speed burst shooting at 10 fps (AFS) / 5 fps (AFC) to capture fast-moving subject just in-focus and for consecutive shots in RAW. Sequence Composition makes it possible to create a stromotion image by synthesizing multiple images shot at a fixed frame with 4K PHOTO. A unique image reflecting the subject’s motion can be easily produced in the camera without needing a special retouching process. The LUMIX ZS80 digital camera integrates Bluetooth and Wi-Fi® connectivity for a more flexible shooting experience with instant image sharing. A variety of artistic functions are available with the LUMIX Zs80 Point and Shoot Camera to add fun to your imaging. Selfies can also be shot in panorama, ideal for selfies and group selfies in front of dynamic scenic backgrounds. DISCLAIMERS: *The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lenses are manufactured using measurement instruments and quality assurance systems that have been certified by Leica Camera AG based on the company's quality standards.
- Large Sensor – 1/2.3-inch 20.3MP MOS high-resolution sensor provides improved low- light performance by significantly expanding the incident light angle, ensuring uniform and high picture quality
- Leica DC Vario-Elmar Lens - features an impressively sharp 24mm ultra-wide angle 30x telephoto lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm)
- Power O.I.S. - Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.) effectively compensates for hand shake to minimize blur during telephoto shooting with your LUMIX camera
- 4K Video - QFHD 4K video in 3840x2160 at 30p; Also via 4K PHOTO Mode to capture fleeting photo opportunities at 30 fps in 8MP as still photos
- Camera Body Viewfinder and Display – Large 0.21-inch (2,330K-dot equiv.) viewfinder and 3.0-inch (1040K-dot) 180-degree tiltable touch-control monitor
Travel Zoom Camera
The LUMIX ZS80 features a 24mm ultra-wide angle 30x telephoto LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm). From dynamic landscapes to distant subjects, this versatile zoom range makes it easy to capture virtually any subject, in any situation — especially helpful when traveling.
Optical Image Stabilizer
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) effectively compensates for hand shake to minimize blur, even in telephoto. The LUMIX ZS80 provides a Zoom Compose Assist function to help regain the subject quickly when sight is lost in telephoto simply by zooming out when shooting.
20.3 MP Sensor
The LUMIX ZS80 incorporates 1/2.3-inch MOS Sensor with 20.3MP.
DFD & Focusing
The LUMIX ZS80 integrates DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology*1 to shorten set focus time, resulting in the ultra-high speed AF*2. The LUMIX ZS80 boasts high-speed burst shooting at 10 fps (AFS) / 5 fps (AFC) to capture fast-moving subjects just in-focus, and even allows consecutive shots in RAW.
The LUMIX ZS80 records high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840x2160 at 30p or 24p in MP4* in addition to Full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p video in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with practical full-time AF. * Max. 15 min.
High Speed Video Recording
High Speed Video mode enables recording subject with fast motion in FHD at 120 fps (60Hz Area) / 120/100 fps (50Hz Area), while Time Lapse /Stop Motion Animation are also available.
4K Photo Mode
With 4K PHOTO, the LUMIX ZS80 lets you capture fleeting photo opportunities at 30 fps in 8MP equivalent resolution by extracting the most photogenic frame from the 4K burst file to save as a high-res photo. And with the added Auto Marking function, choosing the best shot out of hundreds of frames is easier. Auto Marking lets you jump to the nearest frame where the differences are obvious between consecutive frames to minimize the time it takes to choose your best shot.
Sequence Composition Mode
Sequence Composition makes it possible to create a stromotion image by synthesizing multiple images shot at a fixed frame with 4K PHOTO. A unique image reflecting the subject’s motion can be easily produced in the camera without needing a special retouching process. Post Focus and Focus Stacking functions are available as well.
Live View Finder
The LUMIX ZS80 integrates a new 0.21-inch 2,330K-dot equivalent LVF (Live View Finder) into a high magnification ratio of approximately 0.53x (35mm camera equivalent). The image output between the LVF and the rear monitor is switched automatically with the eye sensor on the LVF.
The LUMIX ZS80 provides a variety of artistic functions to add fun to your imaging. Selfies can also be shot in panorama, ideal for selfies and group selfies in front of dynamic scenic backgrounds. The popular Creative Control mode features 22 filter options – Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome* / Silky Monochrome* / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect** / Soft Focus* / Fantasy / Star Filter* / One Point Color / Sunshine* mode. The effect parameter of each mode is also adjustable. With Creative Panorama function, you can shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture and reflect 18 filter effects. * For photo only. ** Sound will not be recorded with [MINIATURE EFFECT] in Creative Control Mode and approximately 1/10 of the time period is recorded. (If you record for 10 minutes, the resulting motion picture recording will be approximately 1 minute long.)
3.0-Inch Touch and Tilt Display
The 3.0-inch 1040K-dot static type touch control monitor has a 180-degree tiltable structure. When the monitor is flipped up, the camera automatically activates the Self Shot mode to shoot attractive selfie portraits using Soft Skin or Slimming effects on the face. After shooting, you can apply virtual makeup to the face in playback mode with the Beauty Retouch function. In Aesthetic Retouch, various effects can be applied to the face, including skin texture enhancement, lifting the face, whitening teeth and so on. In Makeup Retouch, you can also choose the color of the foundation, lips, cheeks and eye shadow.
Bluetooth and Wifi®
The LUMIX ZS80 integrates Bluetooth and Wi-Fi® connectivity for a more flexible shooting experience with instant image sharing. Once connected to a smartphone or tablet installed with the Panasonic Image App for iOS / Android, you can shoot, browse and share images remotely, plus choose the picture quality of the photos you send. Compatibility with Bluetooth 4.2 (called BLE: Bluetooth Low Energy) maintains constant connection to a smartphone/tablet with minimum power consumption, and enables the camera to activate by simply using a smartphone/tablet or to automatically add GPS geotag on your photos.
USB Battery Charging
The LUMIX ZS80 keeps you shooting with a long battery life for approximately 380 pictures per charge. Thanks to the eco 30 fps mode, you can shoot up to approximately 340 pictures even while using a LVF. The battery can be recharged via AC or USB.
|Dimensions||11.2 x 6.8 x 4.1 cm (4.4 x 2.7 x 1.6")|
|Weight||Approx. 328 g with battery & SD memory card (0.72 lbs)
Approx. 286 g without battery and SD memory card (0.63 lbs)
|Camera effective pixels||20.3 Megapixels|
|Sensor size / total pixels / filter||1/2.3-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / 21.1 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter|
|Aperture||F3.3 - 6.4 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F3.3 - 8.0 (W), F6.4 - 8.0 (T))|
|Focal Length||f = 4.3 - 129mm
(24 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 4:3)
(25 - 750mm in 35mm equiv. in 3:2)
(26 - 780mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9)
(28 - 840mm in 35mm equiv. in 1:1)
(35 - 1050mm in 35mm equiv. in 4K PHOTO recording)
(35 - 1050mm in 35mm equiv. in 4K video recording)
(26 - 780mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. Off / Level Shot function Off)
(28 - 840mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function Off)
(30 - 900mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function On)
|Extra Optical Zoom||41.8x (4:3 / 10M (M)), 59.2x (4:3 / 5M (S))|
|Lens||LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR
12 elements in 9 groups
(5 aspherical lenses / 10 aspherical surfaces)
|Optical Image Stabilizer||5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +*
*5-Axis compensation works in video recording except for 4K video or high-speed video recording.
|Digital Zoom||Max. 4x (When Digital Zoom is used simultaneously with Intelligent Zoom, you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.)|
|Focusing Area||Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm - infinity
AF Macro / MF / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm - infinity
|AF Assist Lamp||Yes (On/Off)|
|Focus||AF / AF Macro / Macro Zoom * Each available with AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous)
Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Eye Sensor AF, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF
|AF Metering||Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area / Pinpoint
(Full area touch is available)
|Shutter Speed||Still Image:
Approx. 4 - 1/2,000 sec (Mechanical Shutter)
Approx. 1 - 1/16,000 sec (Electronic Shutter)
Artistic Nightscape (Approx. 30 sec)
Approx. 1/30 - 1/16,000 sec
Approx. 1/2 - 1/16,000 sec (Creative Video M Mode / MF Mode)
|File Format||Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.31), RAW
4K PHOTO: MP4
Motion Picture: AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio 2ch), MP4 (Audio format: AAC 2ch)
|Recording Mode||Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, Creative Video, C (Custom), Panorama Shot, Scene Guide, Creative Control|
|Filter||Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome* / Silky Monochrome* / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus* / Fantasy / Star Filter* / One Point Color / Sunshine* (22 filters)|
|Scene Guide||Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water*, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations*, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower*, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome|
|Burst Shooting Mode (Approx.)||[AFS] H: 10 frames/sec, M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
[AFC] H: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), M: 5 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
|4K Photo Mode (*2)||4K Burst: 30 frames/sec, max. 15 min
4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec, max. 15 min
4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 sec
Exif Information: Yes (Each JPEG image cropped out of the 4K burst file complies with EXIF.)
Auto Marking Function: Auto / Face Priority / Motion Priority (in 4K Burst mode and 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
|Motion Picture Recording (*2)||[4K]
3840x2160 4K/30p: 100Mbps
[FHD] FHD/60p: 28Mbps
1920 x 1080 FHD/30p: 20Mbps
[HD] 1280 x 720 HD/30p: 10Mbps
[FHD] 1920 x 1080
FHD/60p: 28Mbps, 60p recording
FHD/60i: 17Mbps, 60i recording
FHD/30p: 24Mbps, 60i recording (sensor output is 30fps)
|High Speed Video||[HD] 1280 x 720
HD/30p (Sensor Output is 120 fps)
[VGA] 640 X 480
VGA / 30p (sensor output is 240 fps)
|Continuous Recordable Time||4K/30p: Approx. 90 min (rear monitor), 80 min (LVF)
FHD/60p: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 90 min (LVF)
FHD/60p: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 90 min (LVF)
FHD/60i: Approx. 100 min (rear monitor), 100 min (LVF)
|Actual Recordable Time||4K/30p: Approx. 45 min (rear monitor), 40 min (LVF)
FHD/60p: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 45 min (LVF)
FHD/60p: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 45 min (LVF)
FHD/60i: Approx. 50 min (rear monitor), 50 min (LVF)
|Exposure||Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual|
|Exposure Compensation||1/3 EV step, +/-5 EV (+/-3 EV for motion picture / 4K PHOTO)|
|Light Metering||Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot|
|ISO Sensitivity||Still Image: Auto / i.ISO / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 (Extended ISO)
Motion Picture: Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
(Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
|Still Picture Recording||5184x3888 (20M) (L) / 3712x2784 (10M) (M) / 2624x1968 (5M) (S)
5184x3456 (17M) (L) / 3712x2480 (9M) (M) / 2624x1752 (4.5M) (S)
5184x2920 (14.5M) (L) / 3840x2160 (8M) (M) / 1920x1080 (2M) (S)
3888x3888 (14.5M) (L) / 2784x2784 (7.5M) (M) / 1968x1968 (3.5M) (S)
|Image Quality||RAW / RAW+Fine / RAW+Standard / Fine / Standard|
|White Balance||AWB / AWBc / AWBw / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color Temperature Setting
|Photo Style||Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, Custom|
|Picture Adjustment||Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, Saturation*, Color Tone**, Filter Effect**
*Except for Monochrome mode. **For Monochrome mode only.
|AE Bracket||3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, Max. +/-3 EV|
|White Balance Bracket||3 images in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis|
|Digital Red Eye Correction||Yes (On / Off)|
2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch)
WPA / WPA2
Infrastructure Mode / WPS
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth® v4.2 (Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE))|
|Self Timer||2 sec / 10 sec / 10 sec (3 images)|
|Self Shot Mode||Yes (Single, Self timer: 1, 2, 3 or 4 images, 4K PHOTO, Panorama)|
|Shutter||Shutter Button, Touch, Face Shutter, Buddy Shutter|
|Effect||Soft Skin: 10 levels, Filter Select: Expressive / Retro / High Key / Monochrome / Toy Effect, Background Control: Defocus / Clear, Slimming Mode: 10 levels|
|Playback Mode||All, Picture Only, Video Only, Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only, duration & effect is selectable), Calendar|
|Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback||12,30-thumbnails / Yes|
|Rating / Rotate Image / Protect||Yes / Yes / Yes|
|Show Histogram / Show Highlights||Yes / Yes|
|Retouch||Clear Retouch, Beauty Retouch|
|Image Composition||Light Composition, Sequence Composition|
|Creating a motion picture from still pictures||Time lapse video, Stop Motion video|
|Resize / Cropping||Yes / Yes|
|Title Edit / Text Stamp||Yes / Yes|
|Direct Print||PictBridge compatible|
|OSD language||Please refer to "OSD" sheet|
|Viewfinder||0.21" LVF (Live View Finder) (2,330k dots equiv.), Field of View: Approx. 100%
Magnification: Approx.0.53x (35 mm camera equivalent)
|LCD Monitor||3.0" (7.5cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (1040k dots), Tiltable monitor
Static Touch Control
Field of View: Approx. 100%, AF Coating
|Built-in Flash||Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off *For iA, iA+ mode only.
0.6 - 5.6m (Wide / ISO Auto), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele / ISO Auto)
|Recording Media||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
(Compatible with UHS-I UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)
|Microphone / Speaker||Stereo / Mono|
|Interface||microHDMI typeD (*3), USB2.0 Micro-B|
|Power||Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1025mAh, 7.4 Wh) (Included)
USB power charging
|Battery life||Approx. 380 images (rear monitor), 250 images (LVF), 340 images (LVF eco30fps setting)|
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