Panasonic DMC-FZ18 Review

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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 
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Model Number: DMC-FZ18 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $359.73
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 407g
Weight With Batteries? Yes 
Size: 118 x 75 x 88 mm
4.6 x 3.0 x 3.5 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264x2448, 3264x2176, 3264x1840, 2560x1920, 2560x1712
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Movie Resolution: 848x480, 848x480, 640x480, 640x480, 320x240, 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 
Actual Pixels: 8.10 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 504 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 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 - infinity cm
0.4 - infinity in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/8.0 (wide); f/4.2 - f/8.0 (tele) 
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Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution (pixels): 207,000
Max Playback Zoom: 16.00x
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1260, 1600, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1 / White Set 2 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 6.0m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 4.0m (Tele/ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SDHC / SD 
Memory Included (MB): 27.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio -viewer, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 2.1SE, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft PanoramaMaker, USB Driver 
OS Compatibility:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
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