Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8

Announced Jan 6, 2014 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 288 mm (12×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4608 x 3456
Other resolutions 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Venus Engine
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (boost to 3200/6400)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 4
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–288 mm
Optical zoom 12×
Maximum aperture F3.1
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2X)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 460,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 8 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 5.20 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive 1.2 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 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p), 320 x 240 (30p)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage included 80MB
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11 b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-ion battery and USB charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 200
Weight (inc. batteries) 159 g (0.35 lb / 5.61 oz)
Dimensions 100 x 60 x 27 mm (3.94 x 2.36 x 1.06)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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