Panasonic Lumix TZ90

Panasonic Lumix TZ90

Panasonic Lumix TZ90

3 ⭐⭐⭐ This Panasonic Lumix TZ90 has been fully tested and serviced by our team of camera experts and works perfectly. It does show some signs of superficial wear, but after all you need to be able to use your rental! All the photos to the left are of the item you would receive so you can take a look (yes, we really have someone downstairs photographing every preloved product), any obvious wear or marks have been highlighted so you can see for yourself. Includes: battery, AC adaptor, USB cable, wrist strap and the original packaging.

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  • 20.3 Megapixel Sensor
  • 3-inch Tilting LCD Touch-screen
  • 30x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Optical Image Stabiliser
  • 4K Video Recording
  • 4K Photo & Post-Focus Modes
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 1166k-dot Electronic View Finder

A pocketable multimedia powerhouse, the silver Lumix DMC-TZ90 Digital Camera from Panasonic blends a sleek form factor with versatile stills and video capabilities. Revolving around a 20.3MP 1/2.3 inch High-Sensitivity Live MOS sensor, the TZ900 realizes rich image quality with low noise and sensitivity to an extended ISO 6400 for working in difficult lighting conditions. The sensor and image processor also enable shooting continuously at up to 10 fps with single-shot AF, 30 fps at 8MP in 4K Photo Modes, and UHD 4K video recording at 30p. The 4K capabilities also permit working with unique Post Focus technology for choosing a specific point of focus after shooting.

Beyond the imaging abilities, the TZ90 is also characterized by its impressive 30x Leica DC Vario-Elmar zoom lens, which covers a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range, as well as 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S. to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Also notable is the camera's compact size and incorporation of both a 1.166m-dot electronic viewfinder and 3.0 inch 1.04m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly share imagery or remotely control the camera from a linked smartphone or tablet.


20.3MP High-Sensitivity MOS Sensor
A 20.3MP 1/2.3 inch High Sensitivity MOS sensor helps to realize rich image quality with reduced noise and high sensitivity to an expanded ISO 6400. The imaging and processing capabilities also avail continuous shooting rates up to 10 fps in single-shot AF mode, 5 fps with continuous AF, or 30 fps at 8MP in the 4K Photo modes.
Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x Zoom Lens
A truly expansive 30x Leica DC Vario-Elmar zoom offers a 24-720mm equivalent focal length range along with a maximum aperture range of f/3.3-6.4. The lens construction incorporates five double-sided aspherical elements to minimize spherical aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range for increased image clarity and sharpness.

Benefitting the long reach of the lens is a powerful 5-axis Hybrid O.I.S. system that compensates for a variety of camera movements for sharper handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. This image stabilization system also enables a unique Level Shot function that automatically detects the horizontal line of the recording image and keeps it level during shooting, regardless of camera tilt, helping to achieve greater shooting stability.
4K Video and Photo Modes
The sensor and processor combination also enables 4K video recording at 30p in the MP4 format at 100 Mbps. Full HD 1080p and HD 720p recording is also possible, as well as high-speed HD and VGA recording with 120 fps and 240 fps slow-motion playback, respectively.

Besides video, the 4K capabilities also permit recording 8MP stills at 30 fps in a trio of ways:
  • 4K Burst: Just as with video recording, this mode will allow you to continuously record 8MP images at 30 fps for up to 15 minutes, making it ideal for instances where you need a fast frame rate in order to capture the best moment.
  • 4K Pre-Burst: This mode is ideal for times when you're unsure of the critical moment to press the shutter button and will record 8MP images at 30 fps one second prior to and one second after pressing the shutter button in order to give you 60 frames to choose from.
  • 4K Burst (S/S): This mode most closely follows the 4K video recording process, and allows you to playback your video, pause at the chosen moment, and use the shutter button to mark a chosen frame from the video and save it as a single 8MP frame.
Post Focus and Focus Stacking
Another attribute of the 4K capabilities is a unique focusing method called Post Focus. Working in conjunction with the contrast-detection focusing system and the intelligent Depth from Defocus (DFD) technology, Post Focus records imagery as a 4K MP4 file at 30 fps and shifts the specific point of focus throughout the burst shooting in order to offer a range of distinct focusing ranges to choose from. During playback, via the camera's touchscreen, you can then tap the specific region of the image you wish to be in focus and an 8MP JPEG file will be created. Multiple individual files with different points of focus can be created from the original burst, and focusing assist functions can also be used to gain even more precise control over the specific in-focus region.

This technology also allows for producing focus stacked images in-camera to realize a greater depth of field, especially when photographing close-up subjects. In this mode, images are recorded and saved with varying points of focus and then blended together to gain an extended depth of field.
Body Design and Built-In Wi-Fi
  • A Live View Finder (LVF) is integrated into the sleek body design to permit comfortable eye-level monitoring. This electronic viewfinder has a 1.166m-dot resolution and covers 100% of the image frame while shooting.
  • Alternatively, a rear 3.0 inch 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD monitor is also available for live view shooting, image review, and intuitive menu navigation. The screen's design incorporates a 180° tilting mechanism to benefit shooting from high and low angles, as well as for taking front-facing selfies.
  • A host of manual controls offer simple, direct control over a variety of oft-used camera settings, including a control ring surrounding the lens that can be configured to adjust zoom, shutter speed, manual focus, and ISO sensitivity.
  • A micro-USB port allows you to charge the battery in-camera.
  • The included rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides you with 380 shots per charge when working with the rear LCD or 250 shots per charge with the electronic viewfinder.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly share photos and movies to linked smartphones and tablets for direct sharing online. This connectivity also allows you to remotely control the camera from a mobile device.
Other Camera Features
  • Focus peaking is available for easier, more accurate manual focusing control.
  • Creative Control modes: 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, and Sunshine.
  • Still Image Scene Guide modes: 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, and Monochrome.
  • Photo Style modes: Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, and Custom.
  • Picture Adjustment settings: Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, and Saturation.

The TZ90 is a super compact travel camera that offers a massive 30x zoom range as well as a 180° tilting LCD screen with touch focus capabilities that is perfect for selfies. It’s 20.3 megapixel MOS image sensor captures high quality images as well as 4K video along that allows the camera to make full use of Panasonic’s versatile 4K Photo and 4K Post Focus shooting modes. The ultra-zoom ability is complemented by the camera’s 5-axis Hybrid O.I.S stabilisation system to ensure you can capture the best shots with confidence while on holiday or exploring the globe.

20.3 Megapixel MOS Image Sensor

Using a 20.3 megapixel MOS sensor the TZ90 captures stunning images with rich detail. Higher resolution sensors can produce larger prints meaning your holiday snaps can be turned into large 12x18 posters to show off to your friends and family.

180° Flip Touchscreen

With a flip screen that rotates 180° the camera can capture a range of unique angles and is perfect for video bloggers and selfie queens. The screen is touch sensitive so you can easily choose the focus of your shot and the flip-up design helps you unlock creative low angle shooting perspectives.

Capture the Perfect Selfie

The camera can take picture perfect portraits, as soon as you flip the monitor the camera switches to Self-Shot Mode to make selfies easier. A face shutter mode allows you to trigger the camera by just waving your hand in-front of your face, while a buddy shutter mode takes a shot when the camera detects two faces side-by-side. There is also a panorama selfie mode that captures wide landscapes scenes with you and your friends in the centre.

30x Optical Zoom

In order to give you the flexibility to capture any moment whether it’s close or far away the TZ90 offers an incredible 30x zoom range. The Leica lens boasts a lightweight telescopic design that adds very little bulk to your bag but gives you an astounding ability to zoom in to capture distant detail, perfect for safari holidays, concerts and sporting events.

5-Axis Optical Stabilisation

Perfectly matched with the compact camera’s zoom range is the 5-axis optical image stabilisation which lets you hand shoot even when the camera is maxed out zoomed to the end of its focal range. With the Level Shot function the camera detects horizons and compensates to ensure that you can capture a flat, even shot.

4K Video Capable

The latest advancement in video technology is 4K video which captures up to 4 times the resolution of Full HD footage. This means you can experience the best quality when viewing your video on a 4K television but more importantly you can downscale the footage to produce ultra-sharp Full HD video.

4K Photo, Post-Focus and Focus Stacking

Panasonic 4K cameras come with some fantastic unique features, like 4K photo mode which captures 8-megapixel stills up to 30 times a second, ideal to capture fast moving subjects. The 4K post focus function takes a picture at all possible focus points so you can focus after you’ve taken the shot or even stack the focus points together to get everything in shot sharp and clear, ideal for up-close macro photography.

Wireless Connectivity

The camera is compatible with the Panasonic Image App, which allows you to use your mobile device as a live-view remote, as well as transfer images so you can share them quickly and easily with friends and followers.

High Resolution Viewfinder

Designed to make it easier to compose your shots in bright, sunny conditions the Panasonic Lumix TZ-90 has an 1166k-dot Electronic Viewfinder with an automatic eye sensor that turns the LCD screen off to save power when using the viewfinder. The viewfinder makes it easier to capture the shots you want and puts you in complete control of your compositions.