Model DMC-FX55S

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX55 (Silver)

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    Specs

    General

    • Depth
      0.9 in
    • Sensor Resolution
      8.1 Megapixel
    • Optical Sensor Type
      CCD
    • Total Pixels
      8320000 pixels
    • Effective Sensor Resolution
      8.1 megapixels
    • Optical Sensor Size
      1/2.5"
    • Digital Zoom
      4 x
    • System
      TTL contrast detection
    • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
      5
    • Digital Video Format
      QuickTime
    • Image Recording Format
      JPEG
    • Interfaces Provided
      composite video/audio
    • Manufacturer
      Panasonic

    Display

    • Display Format
      230,000 pixels
    • Display Form Factor
      built-in

    Environmental Parameters

    • Min Operating Temperature
      32 °F
    • Max Operating Temperature
      104 °F

    Exposure & White Balance

    • Light Sensitivity
      ISO 100, ISO 1250, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
    • Exposure Metering
      multi-segment
    • Exposure Modes
      automatic, program
    • Shooting Programs
      aerial photo, baby1, baby2, beach, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, macro, night portrait, night scene, party/indoor, portrait mode, scenery, self-portrait, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, sunset
    • Special Effects
      Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Vivid, Warm
    • White Balance
      automatic, custom, presets
    • White Balance Presets
      cloudy, daylight, halogen, shade
    • 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

    Camera Flash

    • Type
      built-in flash
    • Effective Flash Range
      2 ft - 21 ft, 1 ft - 21 ft
    • Red Eye Reduction
      Yes
    • Features
      AF illuminator

    Lens System

    • Type
      Leica zoom lens - 3.6x zoom - 4.6 - 16.4 mm - f/2.8-5.6
    • Optical Zoom
      3 x, 3.6 x
    • Lens Aperture
      f/2.8-5.6
    • Min Focal Length
      4.6 mm
    • Max Focal Length
      16.4 mm
    • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
      28 m
    • Min Focus Distance
      19.7 in
    • Macro Focus Range
      2 in
    • Focus Adjustment
      automatic
    • Zoom Adjustment
      motorized drive
    • Group Qty
      6
    • Element Qty
      7
    • Lens Brand
      Leica
    • Features
      aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

    Miscellaneous

    • Microsoft Certification
      Certified for Windows Vista
    • Certified for Windows Vista
      Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
    • Color
      silver
    • Color Category
      silver
    • Included Accessories
      USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, battery case, strap

    Memory / Storage

    • Supported Memory Cards
      MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
    • Internal Storage
      27 MB flash

    Additional Features

    • Continuous Shooting Speed
      2 frames per second, 3 frames per second
    • Self-Timer Delay
      10 sec, 2 sec
    • Features
      RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, histogram display, multi-picture burst, resizing an image

    Connections

    • Memory Card Slot
      SD card

    Shutter

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

    Software

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

    Battery

    • Technology
      lithium ion
    • Battery Type
      Lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
    • Details
      1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1000 mAh (included)

    Header

    • Brand
      Panasonic
    • Product Line
      Panasonic Lumix
    • Model
      DMC-FX55S, DMC-FX55
    • Packaged Quantity
      1

    Video Input

    • Type
      digital camera
    • Digital Camera Type
      compact
    • Continuous Shooting Speed
      2 frames per second, 3 frames per second
    • Light Sensitivity
      ISO 100, ISO 1250, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
    • ISO (Max)
      6400
    • Digital Zoom
      4 x
    • Digital Video Format
      QuickTime
    • Image Recording Format
      JPEG
    • Interfaces Provided
      composite video/audio
    • Special Effects
      Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Vivid, Warm
    • Self-Timer Delay
      10 sec, 2 sec
    • Image Stabilizer
      optical
    • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
      Yes
    • Features
      RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, histogram display, multi-picture burst, resizing an image

    Exposure Parameters

    • Exposure Metering
      multi-segment
    • Exposure Compensation
      ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
    • Exposure Modes
      automatic, program
    • Auto Exposure Bracketing
      3 steps in 1/3 EV step
    • Shooting Programs
      aerial photo, baby1, baby2, beach, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, macro, night portrait, night scene, party/indoor, portrait mode, scenery, self-portrait, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, sunset

    Optical System

    • Image Stabilizer
      optical

    White Balance

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

    Auto Focus

    • System
      TTL contrast detection
    • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
      5

    Optical Sensor

    • Sensor Resolution
      8.1 megapixels
    • 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
      8.1 megapixels

    Camera Display

    • Type
      LCD display
    • Display Form Factor
      built-in
    • Diagonal Size
      3 in
    • Diagonal Size (metric)
      7.6 cm
    • Display Format
      230,000 pixels

    Camera Memory

    • Internal Storage Type
      flash
    • Internal Storage Capacity
      27 MB
    • Memory Card Slot
      SD card
    • Supported Memory Cards
      MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

    Camera Specifications

    • Print Standard
      DPOF support, PictBridge support

    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.

    CNET Labs' Benchmarks

    • Labs information
      All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
    • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
      1.3
    • CNET Labs Wake up time
      1.4
    • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
      2.3
    • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
      3.3
    • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
      1.8

    Dimensions & Weight

    • Width
      3.7 in
    • Depth
      0.9 in
    • Height
      2.2 in
    • Weight
      5.04 oz

    General

    • Manufacturer
      Panasonic

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