Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 
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Predecessor: Panasonic DMC-FZ28
DMC-FZ28 vs DMC-FZ35
Successor: Panasonic DMC-FZ100
DMC-FZ35 vs DMC-FZ100
General
Model Number: DMC-FZ35
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.0 oz (424 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.0 x 3.5 in.
(118 x 76 x 89 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
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 1814 (5.9 MP, Other),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (60/30)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: AVCHD Lite / QT Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT, 11 elements in 8 groups, 3 Asph., 2 ED
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 486 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.4 (tele) - f/8
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (11pt) / 1pt HS / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2" 201.6K pixel color
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Halogen, Color Temperature, White Set 1, White Set 2
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: 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, Pinhole, Film Grain, High Dynamic(Standard, Art, B&W), Photo Frame, Panorama Assist, Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, My Color, Custom
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, On, Slow-Sync w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 8.5m; Tele: 1.0 - 5.4m (ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Movie File Format: AVCHD Lite / QT Motion JPEG
Included Memory: 40.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input, Mini-HDMI with Viera Link
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.54
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 3.40
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 3
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.34
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.35
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.226
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.50
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.125
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus Wide High-Speed AF mode = 0.307s
Startup Time: 2.0
Play -> Record Time: 0.9
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 4.3
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 (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 470
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 4.0 HD Edition, ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker), SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 SE
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, High Definition (HD) video (AVCHD Lite), Creative Movie Mode, My Color Mode, High Dynamic Mode.

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