Panasonic Lumix SZ3 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ3 
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General
Model Number: SZ3
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $125.21
Date Available: 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (126 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 56 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 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: 1.4
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24p, 30p, 30p
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 16.60
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 16.10
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: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.1 or f/9 (W) / f/5.9 or f/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): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 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, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1(Birthday only), Baby2(Birthday only), Pet(Birthday only), Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame, Starry Sky); Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color), Panorama Shot
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in 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 - 4.1m (Wide), 1.5 - 2.1m (Tele)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 90.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG with monaural audio
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 LE, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 690mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 250
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 720p movies, Creative Control mode. Available in black, blue or white.

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