Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 / Lumix DMC-FX550 digital camera
Lumix DMC-FX580
Lumix DMC-FX550
4000 x 3000
5x optical zoom
3.0" lcd viewer
li ion battery
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 review summary
camera date Feb 09  
pixels / class 12.7M  compact digital camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  4 reviews
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 specifications
lens / zoom  25mm - 125mm (5x; max. 9.8x @ 3MP or less) (dig. 4x)
focus / macro  auto / 50cm / 5cm
metering mode  intelligent multiple, center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual/ F2.8 - F8 (W) / F5.9 - F8 (T)
white balance  auto, 5 presets, color temperature
shutter  auto | manual / 60s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal -  5 modes / 0.6m - 6.0m (iso auto)
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250, 1600  (1600 - 6400 in high sensitivity mode)
image size  4000x3000, 3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480 / [3:2] 4000x2672, 3264x2176, 2560x1712, 2048x1360 / [16:9] 4000x2248, 3264x1840, 2560x1440, 1920x1080
image format  jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  fine / standard
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s, 2s
video options  Qt m-jpeg, with audio - 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480; 320x240 (30fps)
audio options  wav
connectivity  usb 2 HS; A/V (PAL/NTSC)
storage  40MB internal; SD, SDHC, MMC
extra features  optical image stabilizer
face detection
real time histogram
PictBridge compatible
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
08Feb10 Panasonic DMC-FX550 review at TrustedReviews
03Aug09 Panasonic DMC-FX550 review at DigitalCameraInfo
19Jun09 Panasonic DMC-FX550 review at PhotographyBLOG
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
06Sep09 Panasonic DMC FX580 review at DCResource
News, guides, hints & tips
30Jan09 Panasonic DMC-FX580 / DMC-FX550 press summary
Forum discussions Panasonic Talk Forum Panasonic Forum
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 / Lumix DMC-FX550 announcement clippings

The 12.1-megapixel high-resolution DMC-FX580 (DMC-FX550 in Europe) features a 25mm ultra wide-angle 5x optical zoom f/2.8-5.9 LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens (35mm film camera equivalent: 25-125mm). The 25mm wide-angle lens has about twice the shooting area of the standard 35mm lens. Despite the ultra wide angle, DMC-FX550 features a 5x optical zoom, letting you capture distant subjects without degrading imaging quality.
The camera's touchscreen LCD features a large 3.0-inch, 230,000-dot resolution, and a wide-viewing angle that lets you frame your shot in a variety of ways for both shooting and viewing. LUMIX's acclaimed Intelligent LCD function also automatically adjusts the brightness in 11 steps according to shooting conditions. This LCD provides sharp, clear images in virtually all shooting situations, ranging from nighttime to bright daylight scenes and from low-angle to high-angle shooting.

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