Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 
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General
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
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.2 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(106 x 56 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: No
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, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.3
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 30/10, 30/10, 30/10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.65" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: Wide: F2.8 - F8.0; Tele: F4.9 - F8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.8
LCD Resolution: 207,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (high sensitivity mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, 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: 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
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.6 - 4.9m; Tele: 0.3 - 2.2m 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 13.0
Uncompressed Format: Raw 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: QuickTime (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
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 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization. ISO 3,200 available in high-sensitivity mode only. 

 


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