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Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-1600. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/1600 to 8s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/1600, fast action cannot be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 features a 11-point Contrast-Detect AF system.

This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-S1
Sensor 12 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 *Expanded range: 100-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/1600 - 8s
Lens28 - 112mm F/3.1 - 6.5 / 9 - 20Mininum Focus5cm (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomInternalManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 11-point Contrast-Detect
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes16Portrait, Soft Skin, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Baby, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Fireworks, Beach, Snow
MeteringMulti-Segment Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 2 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 3.3 - 1.6m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 240 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-01-05, Discontinued Construction Standard
Size 99 x 59 x 21mm (W x H x D) Weight 117g

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Panasonic DMC-S1 Highlights


Ultra-Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 100-1600
4X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1600-8s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
2 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
2.7" LCD 230K Pixels
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