Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3

Announced Jan 5, 2011 •
14 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4320 x 3240 ?
Other resolutions 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 14 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Processor Venus Engine IV
Image
ISO Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 ?
White balance presets 4 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–112 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F3.1 - F5.6 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No ?
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69) ?
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97) ?
Number of focus points 11
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 2.7 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type None ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 8 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 3.30 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction
Continuous drive 1.5 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal ?
Storage included 70 MB Internal ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI No ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 250
Weight (inc. batteries) 117 g (0.26 lb / 4.13 oz)
Dimensions 99 x 59 x 21 mm (3.9 x 2.32 x 0.83)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
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