The best Panasonic ZS100 / TZ100 deals in October 2023

Best Panasonic ZS100 / TZ100 deals

STOCK UPDATE! With the pandemic and resulting electronic chip shortages causing havoc in the global camera industry, retailers are struggling to stock enough of some of the most popular camera models. But don't despair! We've scoured the web to find retailers near you who'll either have the Panasonic ZS100 / TZ100 in stock right now, or else available for pre-order. Scroll down to see today's best prices...

Travel cameras should fulfil two requirements. First, they should be small enough so that they don’t rob you of precious space in your hand luggage. Second, they should be versatile enough so that you don’t spend the trip wishing you brought your DSLR. Panasonic’s ZS100, also known as the Panasonic TZ100 in some countries, ticks both these boxes, weighing just 310g and (despite being able to fit in your pocket) offering up an impressive list of features.

Built around a 1-inch sensor, the ZS100 captures 20.1MP JPEGs and Raw files, giving you the option of capturing large files with plenty of potential when it comes to editing. We also like that the ZS100 offer in-camera Raw processing as this allows you to edit without the need for a computer.

The camera’s versatility comes from the 10x optical zoom, which is complemented by 5-axis image stabilization to steady the f/2.8-5.9 lens – particularly useful when zoomed in, as this is when shake can be more prevalent. The 4K PHOTO mode allows you to capture an incredible 30 frames per second, with 8MP stills extracted from the burst.

A hefty ISO range of 125-12,800 will allow you to shoot handheld for longer when light levels fade, and we really like that this tiny compact can capture 4K video at 25 frames per second, so you can watch high-quality footage of all your adventures.

One really cool feature of note is the Post Focus option, which allows photographers to pick a point of focus after the image has been taken. This is perfect for landscapes, when you may want a little more time to decide on which focal point you want to be sharp. Furthermore, the touchscreen allows you to pick a point of focus and access menu options in double-quick time.

The ZS100 is a compact that punches well above its weight, with a big zoom, many clever photo features and excellent video specs to boot. Get it in that suitcase!

Panasonic ZS100 / TZ100

A versatile compact with a sophisticated 1-inch sensor

Type: Compact | Sensor: 1-inch MOS | Megapixels: 20.1MP | Lens: 24-270mm, f/2.8-5.9 | Screen: 3-inch fixed touchscreen, 1,040,000 dots | Viewfinder: EVF | Max burst speed: 30fps | Max video resolution: 4K | User level: Beginner

4K video
Post Focus mode
Small electronic viewfinder
Fixed screen

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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.