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Panasonic DMCXS1K Digital Camera

$209.99
Compact Camera 16.1MP 5x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Panasonic has good digital camera reviews
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
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Panasonic Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 8,853 user and expert reviews (including 765 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-XS1 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon L120, or the GE J1455 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3456 x 3456, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-XS1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), or the GE A1455 which has better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-XS1 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 features calendar. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature calendar.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Hand Strap

The DMC-XS1 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a batteries included.

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Memory

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 8MB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB. At 90 megabytes, the DMC-XS1 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The DMC-XS1 features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Panasonic DMC-XS1 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 6.9, the DMC-XS1 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm. At only 24 millimeters, the DMC-XS1 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the DMC-XS1 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The minimum aperture numbers of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera range from 1.7 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-XS1 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera the digital zooms range from 1x to 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon L120, or the Olympus VR-340 ($149.99) which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the WB250 ($311.99) (5x and higher rated), or the 150F (5x and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (5x and higher rated).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 120 millimeters, the Panasonic DMC-XS1 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,500mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-XS1 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung 72.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (5.8x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S5300 ($119.99) (8x and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DMC-XS1 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Panasonic digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Light

The weights of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 20g to 1.3kg. The DMC-XS1 is very light (only 88 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera that we have assessed, the display diagonal of the DMC-XS1 of only 2.7 inches is one of the smallest.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Casio EX-ZR400 (3"), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ($123.76) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera is 230 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels. The DMC-XS1 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

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