Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3 
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General
Model Number: DMC-FS3 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $199.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-02-27
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.9 oz (140 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 53 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Movie Resolution: 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/10, 30/10, 30/10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.32
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 33 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
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: Wide: F2.8 / F8 (2 steps) Tele: F5.1 / F14 (2 steps) 
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, (High Sensitivity Mode : Auto(1600 - 6400) )
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Self-Portrait, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Underwater  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off (Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction only in Night Portrait/Party/Candle Light mode only) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 6.3m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.4m (Tele/ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 50.0
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 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer-, ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker), USB Driver  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
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: 330
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Intelligent ISO, Intelligent Scene Selector, Quick AF. 

 


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