Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Review
Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Specifications
|Price||• US: $1299.95 inc kit lens
• UK: £800 inc kit lens
|Body material|| Metal and plastic (details not known)|
|Sensor|| 4/3 type MOS ('Live MOS sensor')
17.3 x 13.0 mm active area
11.8 million total pixels
10.1 million effective pixels
RGB (Primary) color filter array
Fixed low pass filter (anti-alias filter)
Supersonic Wave Filter (dust protection)
|Image processor||Venus Engine III|
|Image sizes|| 3648 x 2736 (L) 10MP
• 2816 x 2112 (M) 6MP
• 2048 x 1536 (S) 3.1MP
|Image sizes (3:2)|| 3648 x 2432 (L)
• 2816 x 1880 (M)
• 2048 x 1360 (S)
|Image sizes (16:9)|| 3648 x 2056 (L)
• 2816 x 1584 (M)
• 1920 x 1080 (S)
|Aspect ratios|| 4:3 (native)
3:2 (Live View only)
16:9 (Live View only)
|File formats|| RAW + JPEG
JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - two quality levels
|Lenses||• 4/3 standard lens mount
• Range of 4/3 lenses available
• Multiply focal length by 2 for 35 mm equiv. FOV
|Auto focus||Phase Shift AF:
• 3-point TTL Phase Difference Detection
• Automatic or manual point selection
• EV 0 to 19 (ISO 100) detection range
Contrast AF* (live view mode only):
• Face detection/9-area-focusing/Multi-area-focusing/
• EV 0 to 20 (ISO 100) detection range
*With compatible lens only
|Focus area selection||• Automatic
|Focus modes||• Single shot AF
• Continuous AF
• Manual focus
• AF & MF option
|Manual focus||Focus by wire (dependent on lens)|
|AF assist lamp||Yes, dedicated lamp|
|Image stabilization|| With Kit lens
Mode 1 (continuous operation)
Mode 2 (shutter release only)
Mode 3 (panning: vertical correction only)
|Extended optical zoom|| M size 1.3x
S size 1.8x
(frame crop with no magnification)
|Digital zoom|| 2x
(frame crop with magnification)
|Exposure modes||• Program AE (with shift)
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
|Scene modes||• Portrait
• Night Portrait
• Baby 1,2
|Metering system||• 49-zone multi-pattern (viewfinder mode)
• 256-zone multi-pattern (live view mode)
• Range: 0 to 20 EV (50 mm F2, ISO 100)
|Metering modes||• Intelligent Multiple
• Center-Weighted Average
|AE Lock||• AEL/AFL button
• With shutter release half-press
|AE Bracketing||• 3 frames
• 1/3 to 2.0 EV steps
|Exposure steps||1/3 EV|
|Exposure compen.||• -2.0 to +2.0 EV
• 1/3 EV steps
|Shutter speed||• 60 -1/4000 sec
• Bulb (up to 8 mins)
• Flash X-sync 1/160 sec
|Aperture values||Depends on lens: 1/3 EV steps|
|White balance||• Auto
• Custom 1
• Custom 2
• Kelvin temp (2500 - 10000 K, 100K steps)
|WB fine tuning||Yes (blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias)|
|Color space||• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Image parameters||• Color mode (Standard, Dynamic, Nature, Smooth, Vibrant, Nostalgic)
• Saturation (5 levels)
• Contrast (5 levels)
• Sharpness (5 levels)
• Noise reduction (5 levels)
• Monochrome (Standard, Dynamic, Smooth)
• My Film (2 memories)
|Drive modes||• Single
• Continuous H (3 fps)
• Continuous L (2 fps)
|Continuous buffer||• 3 RAW images
• Unlimited JPEG images with a fast card
|Self-timer||• 2 sec
• 10 sec
• 10 sec, 3 images
|Flash||• Manual pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 11 (ISO 100, m)
• Sync modes: Auto, on, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow syncro with red-eye reduction, Slow syncro, 2nd curtain slow syncro, Fill-in
• Flash power: Up to +/- 2EV in 1/3 EV steps
• 1st or 2nd curtain sync
|Flash X-sync speed||1/160 sec|
|External flash|| • Hot shoe
• TTL Auto with FL360/FL500 (Optional)
|Viewfinder||• Eye level penta mirror type optical view finder
• Field of view 95%
• Magnification 0.92x
• Eye point 14 mm at -1 dioptre
• Dioptre adjustment -3 to +1 dioptre
• Focusing screen: Fixed type
• Mirror: Quick return mirror
• Eye cup: Interchangeable
• 1.2x Magnifier Eye Cup supplied
• AF Frame
|LCD monitor||• 2.5" TFT LCD monitor
• Multi-angle swing and tilt (180°swing, 180° swivel)
• Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
• 207,000 pixels
• Approx 100% frame coverage
• Auto Power LCD (optional) adjusts brightness in bright light
|Live view on LCD||• Live view using main sensor
• 100% frame coverage
• No viewfinder in live view mode
• AF available (contrast or phase detect methods)
• MF assist (manual focus magnified to 8x)
• Additional functions in Live View mode include grid overlays, face detect AF/AE, Intelligent ISO, live histogram, exposure/white balance preview, aspect ratio options, digital zoom and Extended Optical zoom.
|Playback functions||• Single
• Magnify (2 - 16x)
• Index (4-25 frames)
• Calendar view
• Slide show
• Histogram (Lum / RGB)
• Highlight & Shadow point warning
• Trimming / Protection / Aspect conversion / DPOF print setting
|Storage||• SD card (Secure Digital)
• Supports SDHC cards (2 GB+)
|Connectivity||• USB 2.0 (High Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• Wired remote control DMW-RSL1 (optional)
|Vertical / battery grip||None|
|Power|| • 1320 mAh 7.2v Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
• Supplied charger / AC adapter
• Dummy battery (connects to AC adapter via cable)
• Battery life Approx. 450 images (CIPA Standard with LEICA D VARIO-ELMAR 14-50mm/F3.8-5.6 ASPH.)
|Dimensions||134.5 x 95.5 x 77.5mm (55/16" x 3 13/16" x 3 1/16")|
|Weight (camera body)||Approx. 480g/16.9oz|
|Weight (inc supplied lens, card and battery)||Approx 973g/34.3oz|
|Supplied accessories||Battery Charger/AC Adaptor, Battery Pack, Eyepiece Cap, Magnifier eyecup, Body Cap, Video Cable, USB Connection Cable, AC Cable, Strap, CD-ROM|
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