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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 Specifications

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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-FZ50 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $649.95
Street Price: $509.99
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 25.9 oz (734 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 5.5 x 3.4 x 5.6 in.
(141 x 86 x 142 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3600 x 2400 (8.6 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3584 x 2016 (7.2 MP, 16:9),
3248 x 2160 (7.0 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.3
Movie Resolution: 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 420 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x / 4x fixed 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: Wide: F2.8 - F11; Tele:F3.7 - F11 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: 0.44" Color EVF (235K Pixels) 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 207,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (high sensitivity mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, White Set 1, White Set 2 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot 
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Panning, Food, Party, Candle, Fireworks, Snow, Starry Sky, Baby1, Baby2, Snow, High sensitivity 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 7.4m; Tele: 0.3 - 5.6m 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format: Raw 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
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: LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio viewer, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 2.0SE, ArcSoft Camera Suite (ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft PanoramaMaker), Adobe Reader, Quick Time, USB Driver 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 360
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