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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 Specifications

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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 
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Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-FX8 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price:  
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.5 oz (155 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.0 x 1.0 in.
(94 x 51 x 24 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 0
Movie Audio:  
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.36
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 5.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 or f/5.6 (wide) / f/5.0 or ??? (tele) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fair, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Set 
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait / Skin tone / Sport / Food / Landscape / Night scene / Night Portrait / Child / Fireworks / Party / Snow / Self Portrait 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto / Red eye reduction auto / Forced / Red eye reduction slow synch / Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 4.0m (wide) / 0.3 - 2.2m (tele) at auto ISO 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 3.7v 1150mAh 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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