Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 is the perfect blend of a high-quality lens and a powerful sensor that offers a robust photography solution. The camera incorporates a Leica 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens, 1/1.63-inch 10.1-megapixel CCD sensor, and 2.5x wide-angle optical zoom, just to name a few!!
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3's most attractive aspects are its Compact design, high-resolution 10.1 MP 1/1.63-inch CCD sensor, and Venus Engine IV Image-Processing LSI. This combination delivers incredibly clear, noise-reduced, and high-quality images. It can also record 1280 x 720p videos among several other video formats, with high-quality sound. Further, its intelligent ISO control automatically adjusts camera settings to varying light conditions offering a faster shutter speed.
Our Take on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Digital Camera:
The large 3.0" LCD enables the user to capture great stills and record beautiful videos in almost any lighting conditions, along with the best possible image composition and capture review. Further, you get a wide viewing angle along with the adjustable backlight. While talking about image composition, shaky hands can be a disaster. The Camera's MEGA O.I.S prevents such disasters, reduces camera blur, and renders crisp and sharp imagery.
The camera is packed with 23 scene modes, such as Pin Hole and Film Grain to render your captures uniqueness. You can even witness the effects of these selected scene modes while composing the shot on the camera LCD so you can select the most suitable scene mode. Further, the camera does justice to video shooting also, by offering a Film mode with six color and three monochrome types. You can even use the Multi-film mode, wherein the camera produces three images so you can choose the texture you like the best.
The DMC-LX3 is compatible with a slew of separately provided accessories such as various filters, Wide Conversion Lens, External Optical Viewfinder, and external Flash that make it the perfect choice to convert your creative imagination into reality. Further, the camera offers expandable memory in addition to its built-in 50MB memory. You can use SDC or SDHC memory cards among others, to expand the memory from 4GB and beyond. Additionally, the camera is PictBridge compatible, implying you can simply connect it to a compatible printer using the supplied USB cable and get prints whenever you want.
The camera features an innovative Intelligent Auto (iA) with a Face Recognition function, Intelligent Scene Selector, and Intelligent Exposure. These features optimize focus and exposure to render bright and in-focus photos. With so many features, you must be wondering whether it can get messy controlling all of these, but let us assure you that it is not!
You get an easy-to-use joystick that offers you to easily access a multitude of functions. Further, you can manually control focus, aperture, and shutter speed, and the Quick Menu acts like a speed dial and helps you access frequently used functions. You also get a switch at the lens barrel's edge to quickly toggle focus mode between Manual, Auto, or Macro.
TOP 10 KEY FEATURES:
|Sensor Resolution:||Actual: 11.3 Megapixel; Effective: 10.1 Megapixel|
|Aspect Ratio:||3:2, 4:3, 16:9|
|White Balance:||Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Halogen, Manual, Flash|
|Product Dimensions:||4.29 x 1.06 x 2.36 inches|
|Item Weight:||9.3 ounces|
|Display:||3-inch High Resolution LCD|
|External Flash Connection:||Hot Shoe|
|Optical Zoom:||2.5x wide-angle|
|Image Stabilizer:||MEGA O.I.S.|
|Focus Modes:||Auto, Manual, Macro|
Included in the box:
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Digital Camera (Black)
- Battery Charger
- Battery Case
- USB Cable
- A/V Cable
- Lens Cap with Strap
- Shoulder Strap
- Software CD-ROM
- Operating Instructions