Panasonic Lumix FZ8 Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Panasonic Lumix FZ8 (Black)

Part Number: DMC-FZ8K

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7380000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 19.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1250, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aerial photo, night scene, panning, party/indoor, pet, portrait mode, scenery, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, baby1, sunset, baby2, beach, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, night portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Warm
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, 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

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-3.1
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    72 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Lens Brand
    Leica
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    188000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    27 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 2560 x 1920
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1280 x 960
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3072 x 2048
    JPEG 2048 x 1360
    JPEG 3072 x 1728
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 10 fps

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, saturation control, sharpness control, audio recording, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Battery

  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 710 mAh ( included )

Software

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

Header

  • Brand
    Panasonic
  • Product Line
    Panasonic Lumix
  • Model
    DMC-FZ8K
  • 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 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Warm
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, saturation control, sharpness control, audio recording, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image

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, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    aerial photo, night scene, panning, party/indoor, pet, portrait mode, scenery, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky, baby1, sunset, baby2, beach, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, night portrait

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    10.93 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    7.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    7380000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    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, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%

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

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.7
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.1
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    3.9
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic