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LUMIX DMC-SZ8 16 MP 12X Zoom Compact Digital Camera - Black

Model number: DMC-SZ8K

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  • Get close or go wide with 14mm ultra wide-angle lens
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  • Add creativity to photos with HD video with creative filters
  • Play back images with bright 3.0" LCD
Metrics
Dimensions (W x H x D) 99.8 x 60.4 x 26.5 mm / (3.93 x 2.38 x 1.04 inch)
Weight Approx. 144 g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.32 lb) / Approx. 159 g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.35 lb)
Optics
Pixels
Camera Effective Pixels 16 Megapixels
Sensor
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch CCD Sensor / Total Pixel Number 16.6 Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Lens null / 8 elements in 8 groups / (4 Aspherical Lenses / 8 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lenses)
Aperture F3.1 - 6.3 / 2-step (F3.1 / 7.8 (W), F6.3 / 16.3 (T))
Optical Zoom 12x
Focal Length f = 4.3 - 51.6mm (24 - 288mm in 35mm equiv.) / (26 - 314mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 16.9x (4:3 / 8M), 27.0x (4:3 / under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom 24x
2- Speed Zoom -
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction O.I.S. (On / Off) / No
Digital Zoom 1 Max. 4x
Conversion Lens Compatibility -
Focus null / Normal / Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF (only for motion picture)
Focusing Area Normal / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 150 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp Yes (On/Off)
AF Metering Face / 1-area / 9-area
Shutter
Shutter Speed Approx. 8 - 1/2000 sec / Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60 sec
Finder
Viewfinder -
Recording
File
File Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3) / Motion Picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Recording Modes
Mode Dial / Mode Button Intelligent Auto, Normal Picture, Panorama Shot, Scene, Creative Control
Creative Control mode 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)
Still Image Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, / Food, Baby1*, Baby2*, Pet*, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky / * Birthday only.
Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image (Unlimited Consecutive Shooting): 1.2 frames/sec / High-speed Burst: Approx. 3 frames / sec / (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)
Motion Picture Recording (*2)
HD Video 1280 x 720 pixels, 30fps (HD / Motion JPEG)
STD Video 640 x 480, 30fps (VGA / Motion JPEG) / 320 x 240, 30fps (QVGA / Motion JPEG)
High Speed Video -
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
AVCHD -
MP4 -
Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
AVCHD -
MP4 -
Exposure Parameters
Exposure Auto (Program AE)
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing -
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple
ISO Sensitivity Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
Picture Quality
Still Picture Recording [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3264x2448 (8M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M) / 3264x2176 (7M EZ) / 2048x1360 (2.5M EZ) / [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M) / 1920x1080 (2M EZ) / [1:1] 3456x3456 (12M) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ)
Image Quality -
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Photo Style / Film Mode -
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color -
Picture Adjustment 2 -
Aspect Bracketing -
Other
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal) Yes (On/Off)
GPS -
Wi-FI IEEE 802.11b/g/n / 2412 MHz – 2462 MHz (1-11 ch) / WPA / WPA2 / Infrastracture Mode / WPS / Wi-Fi Button
NFC -
Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
Self Timer 2 sec / 10 sec
Self Shot Mode -
Playback
Display
Playback Mode 3 Normal Play, Slide Show, Category Selection, Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback Yes (Menu / Zoom Lever) / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image No / No
Show Histogram -
Show Highlights -
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection No / Yes
Edit
Retouch Creative Retouch
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / Yes / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp Yes / No / No
Cut Animation -
Video Divide -
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All
Setup
OSD language English, Spanish
Others
Monitor
LCD Monitor 4 3.0" (7.5cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (460K dots) / Field of View: Approx. 100% / Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode, High-angle Mode
Flash
Built- in- Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off / 0.6 - 5.2m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.5 - 2.6m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Media
Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory Approx. 80MB
Audio
Microphone / Speaker Mono / Mono
Power 5 null / Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 690mAh, 2.5 Wh) (Included) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable)
Battery life (approx.) 200 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
Standard Package
Included Software * The DMC-SZ8 Operating Instructions for advanced features is available for downloaded at Panasonic LUMIX Customer Support Site using PC, smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet. / * The software for PC is not bundled with DMC-SZ8. Please use the software pre-installed to the PC or other general image viewing software to browse pictures.
Standard Accessories Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap
Further Specifications
NOTE *1 / Recording conditions by CIPA standard / - Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF) / Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. / - Using a Panasonic SDHC Memory Card / - Using the supplied battery. / - Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) / - Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. / - Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. / - The number of recordable pictures varies depending on the recording interval time. / - If the recording interval time becomes longer, the number of recordable pictures decreases. / - CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. / *2 / - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 6" or higher when recording motion pictures. SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing. / - Motion pictures can be recorded continuously up to 2 GB. / - The maximum available recording time for up to 2 GB only is displayed on the screen.

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