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Jul 27, 2009
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2013
Sep 17, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
 
 
 
$429
 
 
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
 
 
 
Composite
 
 
4000 x 3000
4608 x 3456
4608 x 3456
4000 x 3000
4000 x 3000
4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2736 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1440, 2304 x 2304 , 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920x1920 , 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2736 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1440, 2304 x 2304 , 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1920 , 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504
4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
13 megapixels
18 megapixels
17 megapixels
 
13 megapixels
1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
CCD
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Venus Engine V
 
Venus Engine
Digic 5
Venus Engine VII FHD
 
 
 
sRGB
 
 
 
 
Primary Color Filter
 
 
Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 80,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, (6400 with boost)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, (6400 with boost)
Auto, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, (6400 with boost)
 
6400
6400
 
6400
5
5
5
7
5
Yes
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Optical
Optical
Optical
Optical
Optical
 
 
Power O.I.S
 
 
RAW
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Standard
Fine, Standard
Fine, Standard
Fine, Normal
Fine, Standard
 
  • JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3)
  • MPO
  • JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3)
  • MPO
 
  • JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3)
  • RAW
  • MPO
 
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Color Saturation
  • Noise Reduction
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Color Saturation
  • Noise Reduction
 
  • Contrast
  • Sharpness
  • Color Saturation
  • Noise Reduction
 
27–486 mm
25–600 mm
20–1200 mm
24–1200 mm
25–600 mm
18×
24×
60×
50×
24×
F2.8–4.4
F2.8–5.2
F2.8–5.9
F3.4–6.5
F2.8
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (2x)
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
30 cm (11.81)
30 cm (11.81)
30 cm (11.81)
 
30 cm (11.81)
1 cm (0.39)
1 cm (0.39)
1 cm (0.39)
0 cm (0)
1 cm (0.39)
 
23
23
9
23
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
2.7
3
3
2.8
3
230,000
460,000
460,000
461,000
460,000
No
No
No
No
No
 
TFT Screen LCD Display
TFT Screen LCD Display
 
Free-Angle TFT Screen LCD Display
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
 
100%
100%
100%
100%
 
202,000
202,000
202,000
1,312,000
 
60 sec
4 sec
8 sec
15 sec
60 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Creative Video
  • Creative Control
  • Scene
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Creative Video
  • Creative Control
  • Scene
  • Panorama Shot
  • Smart Auto
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Scene
  • Creative Filters
  • Movie Digest
  • Movie
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Creative Video
  • Creative Control
  • Scene
 
  • Portrait
  • Soft Skin
  • Scenery
  • Panorama Shot
  • Sports
  • Panning
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scenery Handheld Night Shot
  • HDR
  • Food
  • Baby1
  • Baby2
  • Pet
  • Sunset
  • High Sensitivity
  • Glass Through
  • 3D photo
  • Portrait
  • Soft Skin
  • Scenery
  • Sports
  • Panning
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scenery Handheld Night Shot
  • HDR
  • Food
  • Baby1
  • Baby2
  • Pet
  • Sunset
  • High Sensitivity
  • Glass Through
  • 3D photo
  • Starry Sky
  • Portrait
  • Smooth Skin
  • Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf- Timer)
  • High-speed Burst HQ
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Underwater
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Stitch Assist
  • Portrait
  • Soft Skin
  • Scenery
  • Panorama Shot
  • Sports
  • Panning
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scenery Handheld Night Shot
  • HDR
  • Food
  • Baby1
  • Baby2
  • Pet
  • Sunset
  • High Sensitivity
  • Glass Through
  • 3D photo
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
8.50 m
13.50 m
13.50 m
5.50 m
13.50 m
No
No
Yes
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Continuous with AF
  • Self-Timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
2.3 fps
10.0 fps
9.0 fps
2.2 fps
12.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 pictures))
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
(3 frames )
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
(at 1/3 EV steps)
(3 frames )
 
No
No
 
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (50i/60i, 25p/30p), 1280 x 720p (50p/60p or 25p/30p), 640 x 480 (25p/30p)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 480 (240, 120, 30, 25 fps)
AVCHD Lite, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, AVCHD
H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD
 
1920 x 1080 pixels, 60i, 50i (FSH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 30, 25fps) ; 1280 x 720 pixels, 60p, 50p (SH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 30, 25fps) ; 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30, 25 fps (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30, 25fps), 1280 x 720 pixels, 30, 25 fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30, 25fps)
1920 x 1080 pixels, 60i and 50i (FSH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 25/30fps) ; 1280 x 720 pixels 50p/60p (SH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 25/30fps) ; 1920 x 1080 pixels, 25/30 fps (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25/30fps), 1280 x 720 pixels, 25/30 fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25/30fps)
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
1920 x 1080 pixels, 60p, 50p (PSH: 28Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 60, 50fps) ; 1920 x 1080 pixels, 60i, 50i (FSH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 60, 50fps) 1280 x 720 pixels, 60p, 50p (SH: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 60, 50fps); 1920 x 1080 pixels, 25 fps (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps) 1280 x 720 pixels, 30, 25 fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30, 25fps)
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
 
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC card, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
40 MB
70 MB internal
200 MB internal
 
70 MB internal
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes (mini )
Yes (mini )
Yes (Mini)
Yes (mini )
No
Yes (Optional DMWRSL1)
Yes (Optional DMW-RSL1)
Yes (RS60E3)
Yes (Optional DMWRSL1)
 
No
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NB-10L rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
 
450
400
315
540
397 g (0.88 lb / 14.00 oz)
493 g (1.09 lb / 17.39 oz)
606 g (1.34 lb / 21.38 oz)
595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz)
588 g (1.30 lb / 20.74 oz)
118 x 76 x 89 mm (4.65 x 2.99 x 3.5)
120 x 81 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.19 x 3.62)
130 x 97 x 118 mm (5.12 x 3.82 x 4.65)
123 x 87 x 106 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.17)
125 x 87 x 110 mm (4.92 x 3.43 x 4.33)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
None
None
None
None
None