Panasonic Lumix SZ8 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 
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General
Model Number: SZ8
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $169.99
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Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.6 oz (159 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.4 x 1.0 in.
(100 x 60 x 27 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),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 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: 16.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 288 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: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.1 or 7.8 (W) / f/6.3 or 16.3 (T)
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
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 - 1/2000
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: Panorama Shot, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1*, Baby2*, Pet*, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky *Birthday only.), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters))
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: Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.2m (Wide), 1.5 - 2.6m (Tele)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 80.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: 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,WiFi
Other Connection:  
Included Software:  
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: 200
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 16MP CCD, Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD video, built-in Wi-FI, USB charging.

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