Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7  
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: DMC-LZ7
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $199.95
Street Price: $124.00
Date Available: 2007-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.4 oz (239 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
(99 x 62 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 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),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7
Movie Resolution: 848x48, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 30.00
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.38
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 7.20
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 222 mm
Zoom Ratio: 6.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
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: f/2.8 or f/8.0, Tele: f/4.5 - f/13
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250, 3200* (* High Sensitivity Mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy , Shade, Halogen , White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent multiple
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle, Fireworks, Starry Sky, Beach, Aerial photo, Snow, High sensitivity, Baby1, Baby2, Sunset, Pet
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.5-5.4m (W) / 0.5-3.3m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 27.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
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, ArcSoft PhotoBase, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
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: No
CIPA Rating: 460
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: "Mega O.I.S." (Optical Image Stabilization), High Sensitivity mode offering ISOs up to 3200, Intelligent ISO Control.

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