Panasonic Lumix SZ7 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 
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General
Model Number: SZ7 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $149.00
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.7 oz (133 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(99 x 59 x 21 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 3232 (10.4 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/30p, 60p/30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 15.30
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 14.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 250 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 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: F3.1 / F9 (W) / F5.9 / 16 (T), 2 step 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set  
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Hand Held Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame), Miniature, 3D Photo Mode 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Intelligent ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 1.5 - 2.9m (Tele) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 70.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Advanced Edition, Adobe Reader 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 680mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 220
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD Video, Intelligent Auto (iA includes the new High Dynamic Range, Intelligent Handheld Nightshot and Motion Deblur together with AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control, MEGA O.I.S., Face Recognition, Intelligent Scene Selector and Intelligent Exposure), USB Charging, 3D Photo Mode, Dedicated Video Record Button. 

 


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