12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
- 3m Water Proof
- 1.5m Shock Proof
- Intelligent Auto Mode
- 4.6x Optical Zoom
- Replacement Accessories
- Batteries, Chargers + Adapters
- Camera Type Tough
- Series TS
- Model Year 2009
- KEY FEATURES .
IntelligentAutoModeFace Recognition (Still)Optical Image Stabilizer (Still & Movie)Intelligent ISO Control (Still & Movie)Face Detection (Still)Intelligent Scene Selector (Still - Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Macro; Movie -
Effective Pixels12.1 Mega Pixels
- Aperture F3.3 - 5.9 / 2-Step (F3.3 - 11 (W) / F5.9 - 18 (T))
- Image Sensor 1/2.33-inch / 12.7 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
- Image Sensor Size 1/2.33-inch
- Extra Optical Zoom 5.6x (4:3 / 8M), 7.2x (4:3 / 5M), 9.0x (under 3M)
Focal Lengthf=4.9-22.8mm (28-128mm in 35mm equiv.)
- Lens LUMIX® Lens9 elements and 1 prism in 8 groups(5 Aspherical Lenses/6 Aspherical Surfaces, 1 ED lens)
- 2-Speed Zoom No
Optical Image StabilizerMEGA O.I.S. (Auto/Mode1/ Mode2)
Digital Zoom4x( Max. 18.4 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom )(Max.36.0x combined with Extra Optical Zoom)
- Focusing Area Normal: 30cm - infinityMacro / Intelligent AUTO : Wide 5cm / Tele 30cm - infinity
- PERFORMANCE FEATURES .
- Conversion Lens Compatibility No
- Focus Range Display Yes
- AF Metering Face / AF Tracking / Multi (11pt) / 1pt HS / 1pt / Spot
- Focus Normal / Macro, Continuous AF (On / Off), AF Tracking (On / Off), Quick AF (On / Off)
AF Assist LampYes
ISO SensitivityAuto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400)
White BalanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / White Set / White Balance Adjustment (+10steps, except for auto set) (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Self-Portrait, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, and Highspeed Burst mode)
Exposure Program AE
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV Step, ± 2 EV
BacklightCompensation Yes (only in Intelligent AUTO mode)
Auto Bracketing( AE) 1/3˜2EV Step + 2EV, 3 Frames
- Dedicated Button/Mode Switch [Playback]
- Shooting Mode (Mode Dial)/Rec. Mode Intelligent AUTO, Normal Picture, SCN, Beach & Surf, Snow, Sports, Clipboard
- Scene Modes Portrait, Soft Skin, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo
- Movie Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Low Light, Food, Party, Candle Light, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Beach & Surf, Snow, Aerial, Pinhole, Film Grain, Underwater
ShutterSpeed/Shutter System 8-1/1300 sec (Selectable minimum shutter speed)Starry Sky Mode : 15, 30, 60sec.
Self Timer2sec / 10sec
- Auto Review 1sec, 2sec, Zoom, Hold
- Review No
- Picture Adjustment No
- Color Effect Mode No
- Color Mode Standard, Natural, Vivid, Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm
- Recording Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF / Exif2.21)Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
- Image Quality Fine/Standard
- 4:3 Aspect Ratio (Still Image) 4000 x 3000(12M)/ 3264 x 2448 (8M EZ) / 2560 x 1920 (5M EZ) /2048 x 1536 (3M EZ) / 1600 x 1200 (2M EZ) / 640 x 480 (0.3M EZ)
- 3:2 Aspect Ratio (Still Image) 4000 x 2672(10.5M) / 3264 x 2176 (7M EZ) / 2560 x 1712 (4.5M EZ) / 2048 x 1360 (2.5M EZ)
- 16:9 Aspect Ratio (Still Image) 4000 x 2248(9M) / 3264 x 1840 (6M EZ) / 2560 x 1440 (3.5M EZ) / 1920 x 1080 (2M EZ)
- Motion Image (4:3 Aspect Ratio) VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG) QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG)
- Motion Image (16:9 Aspect Ratio) WVGA: 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG)
- Motion Image (HD Movie) 1280x720, 60P(CCD output is 30p) (AVCHD Lite, SH: 17Mbps / H:13Mbps / L:9Mbps )/ 30fps (Motion JPEG)
- Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
- CONVENIENCE FEATURES .
Unlimited Consecutive Shooting1.8 frames/sec
- Intelligent Exposure Still & Movie
- Digital Red Eye Correction Yes
- Easy Zoom/Zoom Resume/Motion Zoom No
- Still Image Recording with Audio 5 seconds
- Audio Dubbing Maximum of 10 Seconds
Composition Guide LinesYes (2 patterns)
- Built-in Memory approx. 45MB
- Scene Mode Help Screen Yes
- Travel Date/World Time Yes/Yes
- Text Stamp/Date Stamp Yes
- STANDARD FEATURES .
- Built-in Flash Type/Mode Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off0.6 - 6.0m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 2.8m (Tele/ISO Auto)
- External Flash No
- LCD Monitor 2.7" TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)Field of View : approx. 100%AUTO Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode, High-Angle Mode
- Playback Mode Normal Playback, Slideshow, Category Playback, Favorites Playback
- Additional Playback Mode Yes (Motion JPEG/AVCHD Lite)
- OSD Language English, Spanish
- Recording Media Built-in MemorySD Memory CardSDHC Memory CardMultiMediaCard (Still image only)
- Interface miniHDMI, USB2.0 High speed / AV Output (Stereo Type, NTSC) /DC Input (requires optional Multi-Adapter)
- Viera Link Yes
- HDMI Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480pAudio: Dolby Digital Creator
- Color Orange
- Power ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 940mAh) (Included)AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)
Battery Life330 pictures (CIPA standard)
- ACCESSORIES .
- Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker)USB Driver, QuickTime
- Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, Battery carrying case, AV Cable, USB Connection Cable,Hand Strap, CD-ROM
- SPECIFICATIONS .
- Multi-Exposure No
- Multi-Aspect No
- Color Bracketing No
- Max Auto ISO Setting No
- Quick Menu Yes
- Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, 2.3 frames/sec Max. 5 images-Standard, Max 3 images-Fine High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 6.0 frames/sec-Image approx. 10 frames/sec-Speed (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9)
- Optical Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
- Macro Zoom Yes
- Orientation Detector Yes
- Easy Organization No
- Touch Zoom No
- Thumbnails/Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Max 16x
- Calendar Display/Dual-Image Playback Yes / No
- Set Favorites/Rotate Image Yes / No
- Playback Still Images with Audio Yes
- Slideshow Mode All / Still Images Only / Motion Picture Only / Favorites / CategoryBGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)
- Show Histogram Yes
- Show Highlights No
- Delete Image Single / Multi / All / All except Favorites
- DPOF Print Setting/Set Production Yes / Yes
- Resize/Trim/Aspect Conv./Leveling Yes
- Cut Animation No
- PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
- iA Direct Button No
- Mode Button No
- AVCHD / AVCHD Lite REC NTSC
- One-Touch Movie Button Yes
- Water Proof 3.0m ( IEC60529 IPX8 compliant )
- Dust Proof Yes (IEC60529 IP5X compliant)
- Shock Proof 1.5m ( MIL-STD810F Method 516.5-Shock compliant )
- LED Illumination Yes
- Movie REC Guide Yes
- Wind-Cut in Motion Picture Yes
- Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.49'' x 3.87'' x 0.89''
- Weight Approx. 0.36 lbs
- UPC 037988989300
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