The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 is a superzoom camera that offers 24x wide angle zoom. Listed below are its technical specifications, latest features and price.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

An old adage in Hindi states that while the dogs keep barking loudly, the elephant walks his path unfazed. This adage hold true for no other camera manufacturer as Panasonic, which is known as the silent assassin, killing competition with nothing except quality products which can be trusted least of all with aggressive advertisement or all the hanky-panky that comes with it. With the same professional reticence, Panasonic brings forward its Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100, which is a superzoom camera that intends to take over the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38. This 14mp and 24x wide angle optical zoom camera comes with some very impressive as well as some signatory Panasonic features.

Design and Functioning

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 shares a lot in common in terms of its external design with its popular predecessor, the FZ38, with a few key improvements that make an already very capable camera even better. The FZ100 looks to all intents and purposes just like a proper DSLR camera, albeit one with a fixed lens and an electronic viewfinder. Panasonic's effective Power O.I.S (Optical Image Stabilization) is again on-board to help combat any unwanted camera shake, although the user might still need to use either a fast shutter speed or a tripod at the telephoto end of that massive zoom. Face Recognition is a fun and genuinely useful new feature which "remembers" up to 6 registered faces and then always prioritizes the focus and exposure for that person in future pictures. Intelligent Auto functionality comes with one new mode known as the Motion Deblur mode, an automatic combination of Intelligent ISO Control and Intelligent Exposure. The Creative Movie shooting mode allows the user to set the shutter speed, aperture or both settings manually during recording. Its new image processing LSI the Venus Engine FHD assures high picture quality in both photo and movie recording. It comes with 40MB of internal memory as is compatible with SD/SDHC/SHXC cards.



Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Price India
Price: Rs. 23,500.00Resolution: 14.10 MP

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Technical Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
OverviewCamera type Prosumer
Battery (Type) Li-Ion
DimensionsWidth (mm) 124
Depth (mm) 95
Height (mm) 81
Weight 496g
LensFocal Length(mm) 25 - 600
f-number F2.8 - 5.2
Shutter Speed (seconds) 60 - 1/2,000
ISO rating Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400
Interchangeability NA
Brand LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT
Image SensorType MOS
Size(inches) 1/2.33
Total Resolution(MP) 15.10
Effective Resolution(MP) 14.10
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType Electronic View Finder
Size 0.20
MemoryInternal Memory 40MB
Card Type SD/SDHC Memory Card
ZoomOptical Zoom 24x
Digital Zoom 4x
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Manual or Automatic
Aperture Manual or Automatic
White Balance Manual or Automatic
Focus Manual or Automatic
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame, High Speed Movie
Built in Flash Automatic
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge Yes
Hdmi NA
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 2.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp NA
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram No
Colour Options Black
Last Updated on : October 05, 2010

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