LUMIX® ZS8 14.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
LUMIX® ZS8 14.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
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- 16x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle
- Power O.I.S.
Effective Pixels14.1 Megapixels
- Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch CCD sensor / 14.5 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
- Aperture F3.3 - 5.9/ Multistage Iris Diagram (F3.3 - 6.3 (W) / F5.9 - 6.3 (T))
Focal Lengthf=4.3-68.8mm (24-384mm in 35mm equiv.)(28-448mm in 35mm equiv. in movie recording)
- Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 18.9x (4:3 / 10M), 22.5x (4:3 / 7M), 27.0x (4:3 / 5M), 33.8x (4:3 / under 3M)
- Intelligent Zoom 20x
- Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR12 elements in 10 groups(3 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lens)
- 2-Speed Zoom Yes
Optical Image StabilizerPower O.I.S. (Off / On)
Digital Zoom4x(Max. 64.0 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom)(Max. 135 x combined with Extra Optical Zoom)
- Focusing Area Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm - infinityMacro / Intelligent AUTO/ movie recording: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 100cm - infinity
- Focus Range Display Yes
- AF Metering Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
- Shutter Speed Still: 60 - 1/4000 secStarry Sky Mode : 15, 30, 60sec
- Focus Normal / AF Macro, Zoom Macro, Quick AF, AF TrackingContinuous AF (only for motion picture)
AF Assist LampYes
ISO SensitivityAuto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
White BalanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Panorama Assist, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, Highspeed Burst, Pinhole, Photo Frame, High Dynamic)
ExposureProgram AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV Step, ± 2 EV
Intelligent Multiple/ Center-weighted/ Spot
- Face Detection Photo
- Still Image Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst (image priority/speed priority)
- Additional Still Image Scene Modes Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial, Pinhole, Film Grain, High Dynamic (standard/ art/ B&W), Photo Frame, Underwater
- Shutter Interval approx. 0.7 sec
Self Timer2sec / 10sec
- Auto Review 1sec, 2sec, Hold, OFF
- Image Quality Fine/Standard
- Motion Picture Recording 4:3 VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG)QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG)
- Motion Picture Recording HD Movie 1280x 720 pixels, 30fps (Quicktime Motion JPEG)
- Aspect Ratio 1:1 / 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
- Intelligent Exposure Photo & Movie
Composition Guide LinesYes (2 patterns)
- Scene Mode Help Screen No
- LCD Monitor 3.0" TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)Field of View : approx. 100%Power LCD mode, AUTO Power LCD mode, High Angle mode
- Playback Mode Normal Playback, Slideshow, Flitering Playback (Picture Only, Video Only, Travel, Category, Favorites), Calendar Playback
- OSD Language English, Spanish
- Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
- Interface AV Output (NTSC), USB2.0 High speed
- Power ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 895mAh) (Included)AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)
Battery Life340 pictures (CIPA Standard)
- Built-in-Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off0.6 - 5.0m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 2.8m (Tele/ISO Auto)
- Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0QuickTimeAdobe ReaderSuper LoiLoScope (trial version)
- Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery PackAV cable, USB CableHand Strap, CD-ROM
- Quick Menu Yes
- Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, 1.9 f/s Max. 5 images (Standard mode), Max 3 images (Fine Mode)High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 5.5 f/s (image priority) approx. 10 f/s (speed priority)(recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)
- Focus Icon Select Yes (in Face Recognition only)
- Optical Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
- Macro Zoom Yes
- Orientation Detector Yes
- Slideshow Mode All / Picture Only / Video Only / Travel / Category / FavoritesBGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)
- Show Histogram Yes
- Delete Image Single / Multi / All / All except Favorites
- PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
- Wind-Cut in Motion Picture Yes
- Intelligent ISO Control Photo
- Face Recognition Photo
- Intelligent Scene Selector Photo (Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Sunset, Macro)
- File Format Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3)Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
- Mode Dial / Mode Button Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, Custom, SCN, My SCN2, My SCN1, Movie
- Still Picture Recording 4:3 4320x3240(14M) / 3648x2736(10M) / 3072x2304(7M) / 2560x1920(5M) / 2048X1536(3M) / 640X480(0.3M)
- Still Picture Recording 3:2 4320x2880 (12.5M) / 3648x2432 (9M) / 3072x2048 (6M) / 2560x1712 (4.5M) / 2048x1360 (2.5M) / 640x424 (0.3M)
- Still Picture Recording 16:9 4320x2432 (10.5M) / 3648x2056 (7.5M) / 3072x1728 (5.5M) / 2560x1440 (3.5M) / 1920x1080 (2M) / 640x360 (0.2M)
- Still Picture Recording 1:1 3232x3232 (10.5M) / 2736x2736 (7.5M) / 2304x2304 (5.5M) / 1920x1920 (3.5M) / 1536x1536 (2.5M)/ 480x480 (0.2M)
- Color Mode / Color Effect Standard, Natural, Vivid, Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm, Happy (only in iA Mode)
- Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp Yes / Yes / Yes
- Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal) Photo
- Mode Switch [Recording] / [Playback]
- Easy Zoom / Zoom Resume Yes/Yes
- Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12/30-thumbnails / Yes
- Calendar Display / Dual-Image Playback Yes / No
- Set Favorites / Rotate Image Yes / No
- DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes
- Travel Date / World Time Yes / Yes
- Built-in-Memory approx. 70MB
- Microphone / Speaker Mono / Yes
- AF Tracking Photo
- Intelligent Resolution Technology Photo & Movie
- Optical Image Stabilizer Photo / Movie
- Playback Motion Picture Yes (Motion JPEG)
- LUMIX Image Uploader Yes
- Recommended Humidity 40%RH to 60%RH
- Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / Yes / No / No
- Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.13" x 2.27" x 1.31"
- Weight Approx. 188g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.414 lb)Approx. 210g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.462 lb)
- UPC 885170033344
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