When I decided to purchase a new digital camera, I nearly immediately felt in love with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35. Mainly because its 20x optical zoom in a piece of hardware available for a reasonable price. I have purchased it and… nearly immediately returned it to the shop. I found some glitches. Not many, but serious enough to make shooting a photos with this device nearly pointless.
So… what is so wrong in Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35? Well, mainly:
- very poor quality of recorded video, mostly because even up to 10-20 seconds auto-focus times; yes — you can have even up to twenty seconds of completely blur video because of that,
- no MicroSD port,
- no gyroscope or any other solution to automatically rotate images,
- it is impossible to charge battery and transfer files in the same time; you are always forced to pick a mode,
- no way to copy or move files between folders, if camera is connected through cable (only reading and deleting is available); you must connect your SD card to your computer in order to have this functionality.
These were just my initial finding. There maybe more. I haven’t got chance to find them. These were enough for my and I returned camera and started seeking for something else.