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PANASONIC DMCFX550EBK DIGITAL CAMERA - BLACK
£299.99
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Product Features

Hybrid Interface with Cursor Key and Touch-screen Operation featuring Full Manual Modes and Touch AF/AE

Large 3.0-inch High-resolution Intelligent LCD with Wide-viewing Angle

Advanced iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Face Recognition

25mm Ultra Wide-angle 5x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens and 1/2.33-inch 12.1-megapixel High-resolution CCD

HD Motion Picture Recording and HD Output

Technical Details


Optics

Camera Effective Pixels 12.1 Megapixels

Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch / 12.7 Total Megapixels / Primary Colour Filter

Aperture F2.8 - 5.9 / Iris Diaphragm (F2.8 - 8 (W) / F5.9 - 8 (T))

Optical Zoom 5x

Focal Length f=4.4-22.0mm (25-125mm in 35mm equiv.)

Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 6.1x (4:3 / 8M), 7.8x (4:3 / 5M), 9.8x (under 3M)

Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT / 7 elements in 6 groups / (4 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical surfaces, 1 EA lens)

Optical Image Stabilizer MEGA O.I.S. (Auto / Mode1 / Mode2)

Digital Zoom 4x / ( Max. 20.0 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom ) / (Max.39.2x combined with Extra Optical Zoom)

Focusing Area Normal: Wide 50cm/ Tele 100cm - infinity / Macro / Intelligent AUTO : Wide 5cm / Tele 100cm – infinity

Focus Range Display Yes

AF Assist Lamp Yes

Focus Normal / Macro, Touch AF/AE Tracking (On / Off), Quick AF (Always On)

AF Metering Face / Touch AF/AE Tracking / Multi (11pt) / 1pt HS / 1pt / Spot

Shutter Speed 60-1/2000 sec (Selectable minimum shutter speed) / Starry Sky Mode : 15, 30, 60sec.

 

Recording

 

Face Recognition Photo

Optical Image Stabilizer Photo & Movie

Intelligent ISO Control Photo

Face Detection Photo

Intelligent Scene Selector Photo (Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Macro)

Intelligent Exposure Photo (Low / Medium / Strong / OFF)

AF Tracking Photo

Digital Red Eye Correction Photo

File Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF / Exif2.21) / Image with Audio: JPEG (DCF / Exif2.21) + QuickTime / Motion picture:

QuickTime Motion JPEG Mode Switch [Recording] / [Playback]

Mode Button Intelligent AUTO, MySCN, SCN, Motion Picture, P(Program) mode, A(Aperture Priority) mode, S(Shutter Priority) mode, M(Manual) mode

Still Picture Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night

Portrait, / Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, / Hi-Speed Burst (Image Priority / Speed Priority), Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, / Aerial photo, Pinhole, Film Grain

Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, 2.3 frames/sec Max. 5 images (Standard mode), Max 3 images (Fine Mode) / High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 6.0 frames/sec (image priority) approx. 10 frames/sec (speed priority) (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9)

Unlimited consecutive shooting 1.8 frames/sec

Motion Picture Recording [4:3] VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG) QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) / [16:9] WVGA: 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) / [HD Movie] 1280x720, 30fps (Motion JPEG)

Exposure Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual

Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV

Backlight Compensation Yes (only in Intelligent AUTO mode)

Auto (AE) Bracketing +/- 1/3 EV ~1EV step, 3 frames

Colour Bracketing Standard / Black & White / Sepia (3 images)

Light Metering Intelligent Multiple/ Centre Weighted/ Spot

ISO Sensitivity Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400)

Max Auto ISO Setting Yes

Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9

Still Picture Recording [4:3] 4000 x 3000(12M)/ 3264 x 2448 (8M EZ) / 2560 x 1920 (5M EZ) / 2048 x 1536 (3M EZ) / 1600 x 1200 (2M EZ) / 640 x 480 (0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4000 x 2672(10.5M) / 3264 x 2176 (7M EZ) / 2560 x 1712 (4.5M EZ) / 2048 x 1360 (2.5M EZ) / [16:9] 4000 x 2248(9M) / 3264 x 1840 (6M EZ) / 2560 x 1440 (3.5M EZ) / 1920 x 1080 (2M EZ)

Image Quality Fine / Standard

White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / White Set / Colour Temperature / White Balance Adjustment (2-axis adjustable, ±9steps each, Blue/Amber and Magenta/Green bias) / (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait,

Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, High speed Burst, Pinhole, Panorama Assist mode

Quick Menu

Colour Effect Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm

Picture Adjustment Contrast ±2steps / Sharpness ±2steps / Saturation ±2steps / Noise Reduction ±2steps

Still Image with Audio Recording 5 sec

Audio Dubbing Max. 10sec

Real-time histogram Yes

Composition Guide line Yes (2 patterns)

Auto Review 1sec, 2sec, Zoom, Hold

Easy Zoom / Zoom Resume Yes / No

Zoom Macro Yes

Orientation Detector Yes

Scene Mode Help Screen Yes

Self Timer 2sec / 10sec

Focus Icon Select Yes (in Face Recognition only)

 

Playback

 

Playback Mode Normal Playback, Easy Organization, Thumbnails, Calendar Display, Slideshow, Category Playback, Favourites

Playback, Dual-Image Playback

Easy Organization Set Favourites / Delete / Edit (Resize / Trimming / Levelling / Title Edit / Text Stamp / Protect)

Touch Zoom Yes

Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Max 16x

Calendar Display / Dual-Image Playback Yes / Yes

Set Favourites / Rotate Image Yes / No

Playback Still Images with Audio Yes

Playback Motion Picture Yes (Motion JPEG)

Slideshow Mode All Still Images / Favourites / Category / BGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)

Show Histogram Yes

Show Highlights Yes

Delete Image Single / Multi / All / All except Favourites

DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes

Resize / Trim / Aspect Conv. / Levelling Yes / Yes / No / Yes

Copy / Title Edit/ Text Stamp Yes / Yes / Yes

PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favourites / DPOF

 

Set up

 

OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Travel Date / World Time Yes / Yes

 

Others

 

LCD Monitor 3.0" TFT Touch Screen LCD Display (230K dots) / Field of View : approx. 100%, Wide Viewing Angle / AUTO Power

LCD mode, Power LCD mode

Built-in-Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 0.6 - 6.0m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 2.8m (Tele/ISO Auto)

Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, Multimedia Card (Still image only)

Built-in-Memory approx. 40MB

Microphone / Speaker Mono / Yes

Interface HD Component Output, AV Output (NTSC/PAL or NTSC only) / USB2.0 High speed, DC Input (requires optional DC Coupler)

General

Power ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 940mAh) (Included) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)

Battery life (approx.) 350 pictures (CIPA Standard)

Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0 / ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker) / USB Driver, QuickTime

Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, Battery Case / AV Cable, USB Connection Cable, AC Cable / Hand Strap, CD-ROM, Touch Pen

Dimensions(W x H x D) 94.9 x 57.1 x 21.9 mm (3.74 x 2.25 x 0.86 in)

Weight Approx. 145g (0.32 lb) Approx. 167g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.37 lb)