Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-FZ7 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $290.07
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 12.6 oz (357 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.8 x 3.1 in.
(113 x 72 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.2
Movie Resolution: 848x480, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 6.37
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 6.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 432 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
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: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.3 (tele) - f/8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type, 0.33" 114K pixel color LCD 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800*, 1600* (High Sensitivity mode only)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Halogen, Flash, White Set 
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 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: Portrait, Soft Skin, Sports, Scenery, Night Scenery, Panning, Night Portrait, Fireworks, Party, Food, Candle, Starry Sky, Baby1, Baby2, Snow, High Sensitivity 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On/Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 6.0m (ISO Auto) Tele: 0.3 - 5.4m (ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: QuickTime (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
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-, ArcSoft PhotoBase, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, USB Driver 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1x Proprietary 710mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 320
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