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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Specifications

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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: DMC-FZ28
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $474.99
Date Available: 2008-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.9 oz (451 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.0 x 3.5 in.
(118 x 75 x 89 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.68 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
320x240 (10)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: Component
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 486 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.4 (tele) - f/8
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Multi-area with face detection and tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: 0.20" 201,600 dot electronic viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Halogen, Color Temperature, White Set 1, White Set 2
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Pin Hole, Film Grain, Advanced Portrait, Advanced Scenery, Advanced Sports, Advanced Night Portrait, Advanced Close-Up
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, On, Slow-Sync w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 8.5m; Tele: 1.0 - 5.4m (ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 710mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 460
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO Viewer 2.1E, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0SE
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image-Stabilization, Intelligent Auto, Intelligent ISO.