Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580S Review

 
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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: n/a
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
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
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
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Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
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
Built-in 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
Miscellaneous
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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