Monday, November 12, 2007
First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10
This new 10.1-megapixel D-SLR features a 2.5-inch rotating live-view monitor, face detection and much more
As a Four Thirds System camera, the DMC-L10 can use all Four Thirds System lenses, regardless of manufacturer. The camera is bundled with a Leica D Vario-Elmar 14-50mm ƒ/3.8-5.6 zoom.
Face Detection can detect up to 15 human faces simultaneously, enhancing focusing and exposure performance.
Film mode lets you select different "film" looks: Standard, Dynamic, Nature, Smooth, Nostalgic, Vibrant, Standard B/W, Dynamic B/W and Smooth B/W. With each, you can fine-tune contrast, sharpness, saturation and noise reduction.
Image Sensor: 10.1-megapixel (effective) Live MOS
Resolution: 3648 x 2736 pixels
Sensor Size: 17.3x13mm (Four Thirds), 2.0x
AF System: 3-point (9-point contrast in live-view)
Shutter Speeds: 1⁄4000 to 60 sec., X-sync up to 1⁄160 sec.
ISO Settings: 100-1600, plus Auto
Continuous Firing Mode: 3 fps, 2 fps
Recording Format: JPEG, RAW
Metering: 49-zone, center-weighted, spot
Storage Media: SD, SDHC
Dimensions: 5.3x3.8x3.1 inches
Weight: 16.9 ounces
Power Source: Rechargeable NP-FM500H lithium-ion battery
Estimated Street Price: $1,299
Contact: Panasonic, (800) 211-PANA, www.panasonic.com
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