Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: DMC-L10
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $1299.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-10-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.0 oz (538 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.3 x 3.8 x 3.1 in.
(135 x 96 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic
Total Megapixels: 11.8
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: 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),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.21), RAW
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate:
Movie File Format:  
Optics
Lens Mount: Four Thirds
Kit Lens: Panasonic 14-50mm f/3.8-5.6 ASPH Leica D VARIO-ELMAR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.57x
Aperture Range: f/3.8 - 22 (wide) / f.5.6 - ??? (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 29 cm to Infinity
11.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x or 4x (Live View mode only)
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Normally 3-point phase difference detection; can use 9-point contrast detection in live view mode
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: Eye level penta mirror type optical view finder
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 207,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Intelligent ISO* (Live View mode only)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, White Set 1, White Set 2, Color Temperature Setting
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern (Normally 49-zone, can be 256-zone in Live View mode), Center-weighted, Spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Scenery, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait, Baby 1, Baby 2, Pet, Sunset, Food
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Guide Number 11 (ISO100,m)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe for FL360 / FL500 flash strobes
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional DMW-RSL1 cable remote
Other Connection: Remote socket, DC input
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: 450
Software
Included Software: LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio -viewer-, SILKYPIX DEVELOPER STUDIO, USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Articulating LCD with Live View mode. Live View mode has both phase difference (mirror down) and contrast-detect (mirror up) AF modes. Face detect AF supported in contrast-detect mode.

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