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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ6 unboxing video

We’ve reviewed a lot of Panasonic digital cameras in the past and have always been pretty impressed with the performance of the models in the Lumix range.

There’s a large selection of cameras in the Lumix range so if you are looking for a slim camera that’ll fit in your pocket then you’ll find one, if you want a camera with a wide angle lens you’ll find one and if you want a camera with a super-zoom then you’ll find one: the Lumix DMC-TZ6.


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ6


Panasonic DMC-TZ 6 – 25mm Ultra Wide-angle 12x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens and iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with AF Tracking
The TZ series packs a LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with 12x optical zoom into a compact body. This versatile photographic tool lets you shoot everything from sweeping vistas at the 25mm wide-angle setting to dynamic 300mm telephoto shots. And the lens system’s exquisite rendering ability lets you capture even the subtle nuances of the sights and scenes in your travels.

As always, we’ll be reviewing the Panasonic Lumix TZ6 over the next few weeks in real-world situations. Have a look at the brief unboxing video below to see the camera in a little more detail and then you can come back for the review later! 🙂


Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ6 unboxing video

EDIT: The Lumix TZ6 review can now be found on the forum.


Panasonic Lumix TZ6 specification:

  • Zoom: 12x optical
  • Resolution: 10Mp
  • Sensor size: 1/2.5in
  • Sensor type: CCD
  • Max. image size: 3648×2736
  • File type: JPEG
  • Sensitivity: ISO80-1600 (ISO6400 in High Sensitivity mode)
  • Media type: SD/SDHC, built-in
  • Focus types: Normal, macro, continuous AF, Tracking AF, Quick AF
  • Normal focusing: 50cm-infinity
  • Close focusing: 3cm-200cm
  • Metering types: Intelligent Multi, centre-weighted, spot
  • Exposure compensation: +/- 2EV in 1/3 step increments
  • Shutter speed: 8-1/2000sec (max. 60sec in Starry Night mode)
  • Flash: Built-in, 0.6-5.3m (Wide at ISO Auto), 1.0-3.6m (Telephoto at ISO Auto)
  • Monitor: 2.7in TFT LCD (230,000dot)
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Power: Li-Ion battery
  • Size: 103.3×59.6×32.8mm
  • Weight: 206g (excl. battery and card)


Posted by: Matt

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Three days with the Palm Pre



Diana McDonough over at has written a report chronicling three days with the new Palm Pre. Better than a review it reveals the ups and downs of breaking in a new phone in daily life. If, like me, your ears prick up at Palm Pre news then you should have a read.

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Motorola to unveil Android phones in September for Verizon and T-Mobile



The stakes are high for Motorola.  Many people have questioned if their bet on Android can turn the company around.  I’m no Wall Street analyst, but I’m here to tell you the answer is yes.

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Android to run Windows Mobile apps


Citrix held their iForum 2009 this week in Singapore.  Among the announcements came news that Citrix was working on their Receiver application for Android.  Citrix specialises in virtualization and remote access software for business.  This allows a central server to deliver applications over the internet to a number of devices.  Citrix Receiver is currently available for iPhone.

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Sirius XM app for iPhone – review

The bottom line is: this app sucks. Do not buy it!

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