Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 review

Full specification for Panasonic Lumix FZ38

Sensor 12.1MP 1/2.33in. CCD
Lens 18x optical zoom - 27-486mm equiv.
LCD 2.7in, 230K-dot
File Formats RAW, JPEG, RAW + JPEG
Shutter Speeds 60 - 1/2000th second
Exposure Modes Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual, Program Shift(Program AE mode)
Metering System Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
ISO Range 80-1600 (expands to 6400)
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Flash / Halogen / Color Temperature / White Set 1 / White Set 2 / (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Pinhole, Panorama Assist mode) White Balance Adjustment (2-axis adjustable, ±9steps each, Blue/Amber and Magenta/Green bias)
Memory Card SDHC / SD
Connectivity AV Output (NTSC/PAL, NTSC only for N. America), mini HDMI, USB2.0 High speed, DC Input
Power Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2 V, Typical: 710 mAh / Minimum: 695 mAh)
Dimensions 117.6 x 75.8 x 88.9mm
Weight Approx. 414g with Battery and SD Memory Card / Approx. 367g body only
Other Electronic Viewfinder (with dioptre adjustment), AE/AF lock, one-touch HD movie recording, quick-AF button, stereo microphone on camera, HDMI out, 20 scene modes, manual focus, image stabilisation (POWER O.I.S in camera, auto, mode 1, mode 2)

Manufacturer website: Panasonic

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Design 18/20
Image Quality 17/20
Performance 18/20
Value 18/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 90%

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