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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • 10.1 Megapixels
  • Leica 12x Optical Zoom Lens
  • True 25mm Wide-Angle
  • HD Video Recording
  • Optical Zoom During Video Recording
  • Optical Image Stabilization

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 is a full-featured, compact digital camera with full high-definition video recording built-in. Available in 4 bold colors, the stylish, ergonomic body is easy to carry and fun to use. The 10.1 megapixel image sensor captures all of your memories with rich color and remarkable detail. Whether you're shooting wide landscapes or an action-packed sporting event, the 12x Leica VARIO-ELMAR zoom lens completely satisfies your vision.

Panasonic's newly developed Intelligent Exposure (iA) Mode simplifies face detection autofocus, AF tracking for moving subjects, optical image stabilization, scene mode selection, and ISO to make great pictures as simple as point-and-shoot. Concentrate on the subject in front of you--let the camera do the rest.

The DMC-ZS3 brings HD video to your digital lifestyle like never before. Recording full 1280 x 720 at 60 frames-per-second in AVCHD format brings smooth, broadcast video quality to your family vacations, sporting events, and other memories. The 12x optical zoom functions during video recording allowing you to get close to your subject without moving in. The included YouTube Uploader software and integrated HDMI port, it's easy to share your videos and pictures online or on your HDTV. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 meets all the needs of the 21st century digital lifestyle.

12x Optical Zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmar Lens
Leica optics is world-renowned for their high quality and exceptional value. Coupled with the Lumix DMC-ZS3, the 12x Optical Leica Vario-Elmar lens provides dramatic wide angle to telephoto coverage. This range represents an incredible 35mm equivalent of 25-300mm. From landscapes to portraits, macro to sports action shots, this optic ensures first-class image quality in an ultra-convenient focal range.
Intelligent Auto Exposure (iA)
Taking great photos should be as simple as point-and-shoot. That's the philosophy behind the Panasonic's Intelligent Auto Exposure (iA). Combining face detection autofocus, AF tracking for moving subjects, image stabilization, scene mode selection, and auto ISO selection, the DMC-ZS3 delivers consistently beautiful photographs.
MEGA Optical Image Stabilization (O.I.S.)
The Lumix DMC-ZS3 is equipped with Panasonic's industry-leading MEGA Optical Image Stabilization (O.I.S.) that automatically detects and corrects for camera shake. Even under low-light conditions, the DMC-ZS3 provides consistently sharp, crisp, photographs you can be proud of. The technology works seamlessly with or without a flash.
HD Video Recording + Dolby Stereo Sound
Using the professional AVCHD format, the DMC-ZS3 is able to capture stunning high definition video at 1280 x 720 resolution at a smooth 30 frames-per-second (Class 6 SD card required). A built-in stereo mic brings Dolby Digital sound to all of your video recordings.
45MB of Internal Memory
With 45MB of built-in memory, the DMC-ZS3 has ample space for storing and sharing your favorite photos. Share holiday photos, vacation snaps, and other treasured memories without sacrificing space on your memory card.
Camera Type Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
Resolution Effective: 12.7MP, Recorded: 10.1MP
Sensor 1/2.33" CCD
Bit Depth Not Specified By Manufacturer
File Formats JPEG, AVCHD, QuickTime
File Size ~5.2 MB at maximum resolution
Color Spaces sRGB
Image Stabilization Yes
Crop Factor N/A
Lens 4.1-49.2mm f/3.3-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 25-300mm)
Zoom Optical: 12x, Digital: 4x
Lens Mount N/A
Focus Type Autofocus
Focus Range Normal: 20" (50cm) - infinity
Macro: 1.2" (3cm) - infinity
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount N/A
Shooting Controls
Sensitivity ISO: 80-6400
Shutter Speeds 1/2000 - 8 seconds
Metering Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes Auto, Scene
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set Selectable
Mirror Lock-Up N/A
Burst Capability Up 1.8fps
Self Timer 2 seconds or 10 seconds
Interval Recording No
Remote Control No
Built-in Flash Yes
Effective Flash Range 2' (0.6 m) - 17.4' (5.3 m)
External Flash Connection No
Dedicated Flash System N/A
Max Sync Speed N/A
Built-in Memory 45MB of Internal Memory
Memory Card Type SD/SDHC (Class 6 required for HD video)
Still Images per GB JPEG: High Res:370
A/V Recording
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolution 1280 x 720 @ 30fps, 848 x 480 @ 30fps, 640 x 480 @30fps, 320 x 240 @ 30fps
Video Clip Length AVCHD: Limited Only by Memory Card (Class 6 SD card required for HD video)
SD Video: Up to 15 minutes
Audio Recording Dolby stereo audio with video only
Viewfinder Type None
Viewfinder Coverage N/A
Display 3" LCD
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity USB 2.0, A/V Out, HDMI (Type C)
System & Software Requirements Windows XP, Vista
Mac OS X (10.4 or later)
Operating/Storage Temperature 32-104°F (0-40°C) & 10-80% humidity
Weatherproofing Not Specified By Manufacturer
Durability Not Specified By Manufacturer
Battery Type DMW-BCG10 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Power Adapter AC Adapter DMW-AC5 (optional)
Dimensions 4.07 x 2.35 x 1.29" (103.3 x 59.6 x 32.8mm)
Weight 7.3 oz (206g)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera (Black)
  • DMW-BCG10PP ID Secured Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • Wrist Strap
  • USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • Software CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Panasonic U.S.A. Warranty
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