At A Glance
The powerful zoom lens and features are great for casual shooters looking for versatility and oomph. Advanced photographers will be disappointed in the lack of manual controls.
The ZS3 records HD motion images at a smooth 60 frames per second with 1280 x 720 resolution. It uses the AVCHD (MPEG-4/H.264) format,via AVCHD Lite, which stores less data than other formats and thus lets you shoot more minutes of HD motion images before running out of memory.