Editors Liked

  • Feature Set
  • Manual Controls
  • Large focal range
  • Impressive Focus system
  • Broad 20x optical zoom covers every situation in slim body
  • 1080i video with zooming and continuous AF
  • Miniature mode can be easily applied to 1080i movies
  • Panorama mode can capture 360 degree arcs

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lacking a viewfinder
  • Noisy above ISO 800
  • Lacking in Raw capture
  • Modest continuous shooting, only 5fps at max resolution
  • No built-in GPS or Wifi
  • No touchscreen
  • Last year's TZ30 / ZS20 out-features it, so compare prices