Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580S Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 
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General
Model Number: DMC-FX580S 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $303.31
Date Available: 2009-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.9 oz (167 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 57 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
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:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 125 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 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: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, High Sensitivity (1600 - 6400)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set, Color Temperature 
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: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Pinhole, Film Grain 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.6 - 6.0m; Tele: 1.0 - 2.8m at ISO Auto 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 40.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker 
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: 350
Notes & Features: Touchscreen LCD, Optical Image Stabilization, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Face Detection. HD component video output. Available in silver and black. 

 


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