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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 digital camera
Lumix DMC-LZ3
at a glance
2560 x 1920
6x optical zoom
2.0" lcd viewer
2 AA batteries
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 review summary
camera date Jan 06  out of production
pixels / class 5.4M  compact digital camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  3 reviews
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ease of use not rated usability rating  
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 specifications
lens / zoom  37mm - 222mm (6x) (dig. 4x)
focus / macro  auto / 50cm / 5cm
metering mode  intelligent multiple
aperture  auto / F2.8 - F5.6 (W) / F4.5 - F9 (T)
white balance  auto, 4 presets, adjustable
shutter  auto / 60s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal -  5 modes / 0.5m - 4.2m (high sensitivity mode 0.8m - 5.7m)
viewfinder  lcd
iso ratings  80, 100, 200, 400 (high sensitivity mode: 800 - 1600)
image size  2560x1920 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1280x960 / 640x480 / 2560x1712 / 2048x1360 / 2560x1440 / 1920x1080
image format  jpeg
image compr.  fine / standard
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s / 2s
video options  Qt m-jpeg 640x480  (30fps,10fps) (only with SD card) / 320x240 (30fps, 10fps)
audio options  not available
connectivity  usb / video (PAL/NTSC)
storage  14MB internal, SD, MMC
extra features  optical image stabilizer
histogram display
PictBridge compatible
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
06Mar06 Panasonic DMC-LZ3 review at Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
15Aug06 Panasonic DMC-LZ3 review at Imaging-resource
Introductions, previews and other reviews
21May06 Panasonic DMC-LZ3 review by Josh Waller
News, guides, hints & tips
07Jan06 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 press summary
Forum discussions Panasonic Talk Forum Panasonic Forum
Who can help me with this camera 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 announcement clippings

The 5.0 megapixel DMC-LZ3 is equipped with a 6x optical zoom lens, while keeping the body size as compact as that of a 3x zoom cameras. Use the 6x optical zoom together with the 4x digital zoom to enjoy up to 24x zoom power. The powerful zoom lets you easily capture and magnify subjects in distant locations, and also produces impressive photos with soft-focused backgrounds. The zoom lens applies Panasonic's optics technology, using two aspherical lenses to achieve compactness and boost optical performance.
Since the majority of blurry images are due to hand-shake, MEGA O.I.S. is effective in most shooting situations, such as dimly lit indoor shots, nighttime shots, or macro shots. However, when taking indoor shots of moving subjects, like children or pets, the movement of the subject tends to cause blurring. For this, you can use High Sensitivity Mode to prevent hazy motion effects and get great photos every time. By adding High Sensitivity mode to MEGA O.I.S., LUMIX has further expanded your range of crisp, clear photo expression.

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