Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 
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General
Model Number: DMC-LX3 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $500.00
Street Price: $449.95
Date Available: 2008-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(109 x 60 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3776 x 2520 (9.5 MP, Other),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3168 x 2112 (6.7 MP, 3:2),
3328 x 1872 (6.2 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1768 (4.7 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1568 (4.4 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1408 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
2208 x 1248 (2.8 MP, Other),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.9
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24, 30, 30, 30, 10
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 11.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.63" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 60 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.50x
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: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/8 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type: Optional external viewfinder 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Halogen, Color Temperature, 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, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash-Burst, Film Grain, Pin Hole 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, On, Slow-Sync w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.8 - 8.3m; Tele: 0.3 - 5.9m (ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 50.0
Uncompressed Format:  
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 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO Viewer 2.1E, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0SE 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 3.7V 1150mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 380
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilizer, Face Detection, Intelligent Auto, RAW support.  

 


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