Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2 
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General
Model Number: DMC-LS2
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.9 oz (138 g)
Size: 4.4 x 2.1 x 1.2 in.
(111 x 54 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 5.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.25 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30.00)
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Lumix DC Vario
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/5.6 (wide); f/5.0 - f/10.0 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 1, 3 or 5 point; spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.0
Rear Display Resolution: 86,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Halogen / White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent multiple
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On/Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.550
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.550
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.700
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 3
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.810
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.800
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.520
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.730
Shutter Lag (notes): Shutter lag for some additional AF modes: 1-Area, full AF Wide = 0.73s 1-Area, full AF Tele = 0.79s 1-Area, High Speed full AF Wide = 0.52s 3-Area, full AF Wide = 0.54s
Startup Time: 3.000
Shutdown Time: 2.100
Play -> Record Time: 1.500
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.500
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 649.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Oxyride / Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Oxyride disposable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 400
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: SD Viewer for DSC, ArcSoft PhotoBase, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
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