Panasonic Lumix ZS30 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 
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General
Model Number: ZS30 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $399.99
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Date Available: 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(108 x 59 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3664 x 3664 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p, 60p/30p, 30p, 120p, 240p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 18.90
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 18.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 480 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
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 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram 
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: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400); *Extended ISO
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set  
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 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: Scene Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Hand Held Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through, Underwater, High Speed Video, 3D Photo; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color; Panorama Shot 
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: 0.6 - 6.4m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.3m (Tele/ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 12.0
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, WiFi
Other Connection: Micro (Type D) HDMI, Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi 
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.1 PE, Adobe Reader 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 1250mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 300
Notes & Features: Power O.I.S, 920K-dot Touchpanel LCD, Full HD 60p movies, Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi. Available in black or white. 

 


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