Panasonic Lumix FZ18 Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18

Panasonic Lumix FZ18 (Silver)

Part Number: DMC-FZ18S Released: August 27, 2007

General

  • Depth
    3.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8320000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Camera Flash

  • Type
    Built-in
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 19.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1250, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    baby, scenery, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, surf & snow, candle, fireworks, food, night portrait, night scene, panning, party/indoor, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Cool, Saturation, Sepia, Warm
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, halogen
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Display

  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Type
    18 x zoom lens - 6 - 82.8 mm - f/2.8-4.2
  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    18 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.2
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    82.8 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Lens Brand
    Leica
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 10 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    188000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    1.1 cm
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image, AF lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    DC power input, USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 710 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft Panorama Maker, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, Drivers & Utilities, LUMIX Simple Viewer, Photo Fun Studio

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Panasonic
  • Product Line
    Panasonic Lumix
  • Model
    DMC-FZ18S, DMC-FZ18
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1250, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Cool, Saturation, Sepia, Warm
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image, AF lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    baby, scenery, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, surf & snow, candle, fireworks, food, night portrait, night scene, panning, party/indoor, portrait mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, halogen

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    12.7 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    8320000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    19.7 ft

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    Fine, Standard, RAW, RAW+JPEG
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 960, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1440, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1920, 3264 x 1840
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, Exif 2.21

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime, QuickTime, QuickTime, QuickTime, QuickTime, QuickTime
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 848 x 480, 848 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    10 frames per second, 10 frames per second, 10 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    710 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Where to Buy

Panasonic Lumix FZ18 (Silver)

Part Number: DMC-FZ18S Released: Aug 27, 2007

MSRP: $349.95

Visit manufacturer site for details.