Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Review

 
Camera Reviews / Panasonic Lumix Cameras i Express Review
Links
Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 
Check Prices: Check Now!
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-ZS3 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.7 oz (219 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 60 x 33 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 1827 (6.1 MP, Other),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
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),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60/30, 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
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: 3 - 200 cm
1.2 - 78.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - f/6.3 
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: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, High Sensitivity (1600 - 6400)
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: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Clipboard, Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1/2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial, Pinhole, Film Grain, Underwater 
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: Wide: 0.6 - 5.3m; Tele: 1.0 - 3.6m at ISO Auto 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 45.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG, AVCHD 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input, Viera Link 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0 HD, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker 
OS Compatibility:  
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, Intelligent Auto, AVCHD Lite HD movies. 

 


Print the specs page for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Follow Imaging Resource

Purchase memory card for Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate