LUMIX DMC-SZ8 16 MP 12X Zoom Compact Digital Camera - Black
- Get close or go wide with 14mm ultra wide-angle lens
- Share with smartphone or tablet via wireless feature
- Add creativity to photos with HD video with creative filters
- Play back images with bright 3.0" LCD
- Replacement Accessories
- Cases, Bags + Straps
- How To Upload Pictures to YouTube.
- Digital Still Cameras - Connecting to a Mac
- How to Import Pictures Using iPhoto Software
- How To Upload to YouTube.
- How to Connect your Camera to a Wireless Network Using the WPS ( Push Button ) Method.
- How to Format Sd Card and Internal Memory for Compact Cameras
- How to Take Better Photos
- How to Import pictures using Photo Gallery
- How To Upload to Flickr.
- How To Upload to Picasa.
- How To Upload to Twitter.
- How to Create a LUMIX Club Account.
- How To Upload to FaceBook
- How to Send Images Stored in the Camera to a Mac.
- 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)
- Camera Effective Pixels 16 Megapixels
- Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch CCD Sensor / Total Pixel Number 16.6 Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
ApertureF3.1 - 6.3 / 2-step (F3.1 / 7.8 (W), F6.3 / 16.3 (T))
Focal Lengthf = 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 ZoomMax. 4x
- Conversion Lens Compatibility -
- Focusing Area Normal / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 150 cm - infinity
AF Assist LampYes (On/Off)
- AF Metering Face / 1-area / 9-area
- Shutter Speed Approx. 8 - 1/2000 sec / Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60 sec
- 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
ExposureAuto (Program AE)
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
- Auto (AE) Bracketing -
- Light Metering Intelligent Multiple
ISO SensitivityAuto / 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 BalanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
- Photo Style / Film Mode -
- Color Mode / Color Effect / My color -
- Aspect Bracketing -
- 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 Timer2 sec / 10 sec
- Self Shot Mode -
Playback ModeNormal 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
- 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
- OSD language English, Spanish
LCD Monitor3.0" (7.5cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (460K dots) / Field of View: Approx. 100% / Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode, High-angle Mode
- 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)
- Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
- Built- in- Memory Approx. 80MB
- Microphone / Speaker Mono / Mono
- 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
- 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.
- UPC 885170180789
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