Panasonic Lumix FZ150 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: FZ150
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price: $497.94
Date Available: 2011-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.5 oz (553 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 3.2 x 3.7 in.
(124 x 82 x 95 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p, 60p/30p, 30p, 220p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.50
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600 mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
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: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.2 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.20" Color LCD (201.6K Pixels equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100%, Lens 19.6x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Incandescent, Color Temperature, White Set 1, White Set 2
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV 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: Creative Control, Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Close- up, Scene (Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame, High-Speed Video, 3D Photo), Custom, Creative Video
Self Timer: 2, 10, 10 (3 shots) seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 - 9.5m (Wide), 1.0 - 5.1m (Tele)
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 70.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0, MP4; stereo sound. Motion JPEG for high-speed
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini-HDMI with Viera Link
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.5 BD Edition, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, QuickTime, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 410
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 24x wide-angle zoom with Power OIS optical image stabilization, Full HD 1080p60 movies, Creative Video mode, Creative Control mode, Photo Style mode, 3D Photo mode, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selection, Intelligent D-Range Control, RAW support, 12fps full-resolution burst mode, Hotshoe.

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