Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 
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General
Model Number: DMC-FZ28 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $474.99
Date Available: 2008-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 15.9 oz (451 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.6 x 3.0 x 3.5 in.
(118 x 75 x 89 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 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: 1.8
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30, 30, 10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 486 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 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.4 (tele) - f/8 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: 0.20" 201,600 dot electronic viewfinder 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Halogen, Color Temperature, 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 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Pin Hole, Film Grain, Advanced Portrait, Advanced Scenery, Advanced Sports, Advanced Night Portrait, Advanced Close-Up 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, On, Slow-Sync w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 8.5m; Tele: 1.0 - 5.4m (ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 50.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO Viewer 2.1E, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0SE 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 710mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 460
Notes & Features: Optical Image-Stabilization, Intelligent Auto, Intelligent ISO. 

 


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