Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: DMC-ZS7 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $400.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2010-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.7 oz (217 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: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3392 x 2264 (7.7 MP, Other),
3552 x 2000 (7.1 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),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60/50/30, 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 14.50
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
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: 3 - 200 cm
1.2 - 78.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 6.3 (wide) / f/4.9 - 6.3 (tele) 
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, Center Weighted, Spot  
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial, Pinhole, Film Grain, High Dynamic,Photo Frame, Under Water 
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 / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 15.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVCHD Lite, QT MotionJPEG 
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, Mini HDMI 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v5.1 HD Edition 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary  
Usable Battery Types: 3.6v 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Multi-Aspect, Intelligent Auto, 720p HD Movies (AVCHD Lite or MotionJPEG), Full PASM Exposure Modes, HDMI Output, GPS. 

 


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