Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Panasonic DMC-LX1
Successor: Panasonic DMC-LX3
Model Number: DMC-LX2
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.7 oz (217 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(106 x 56 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.65 inch
Sensor size: 45.0856mm2 (7.76mm x 5.81mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.84 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
DxO Sensor Score:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3568 x 2376 (8.5 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
3168 x 2376 (7.5 MP, 4:3),
2880 x 2160 (6.2 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), Raw
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (15)
848x480 (30/10)
640x480 (30/10)
320x240 (30/10)
Movie File Format: QuickTime (Motion JPEG)
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
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.3 - 25.2mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: Wide: F2.8 - F8.0; Tele: F4.9 - F8.0
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 1-point, 1-point high speed, 3-point high speed, 9-point, Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8
Rear Display Resolution: 207,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Top Deck Display:
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (high sensitivity mode)
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, 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: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Self-Portrait, Food, Party, Candle, Fireworks, Starry Sky, Beach, Aerial photo, Snow, High Sensitivity, Baby1, Baby2
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.6 - 4.9m; Tele: 0.3 - 2.2m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: Raw
Movie File Format: QuickTime (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: 13.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.10
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 5.84
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): 0.60 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.70 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.320 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.022 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.0 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):  
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 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:
Included Software: LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio viewer, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 2.0SE, ArcSoft Camera Suite (ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft PanoramaMaker), Adobe Reader, Quick Time, USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization. ISO 3,200 available in high-sensitivity mode only.

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