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Panasonic DMC-XS3

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Panasonic DMC-XS3

$613.31
$352.07 $261 cheaper than 86 days ago
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Panasonic DMC-XS3 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic DMC-XS3 number 544 across all digital cameras.
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20 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 20 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Panasonic digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Panasonic DMC-XS3?

The Panasonic DMC-XS3 is 92.2mm wide and 54.4mm tall. It is 18.5mm deep and weighs 89g.

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Panasonic DMC-XS3 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-XS3 has a maximum image resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the DMC-XS3 of only 14.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The DMC-XS3's optical zoom of 5x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the DMC-XS3 of 2.8 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-XS3 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Panasonic DMC-XS3's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Panasonic DMC-XS3's weight of only 89g is very light compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DMC-XS3 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Panasonic DMC-XS3 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the DMC-XS3 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The DMC-XS3 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the DMC-XS3 of 200MB is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DMC-XS3 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Calendar

The DMC-XS3 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DMC-XS3 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 56% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The DMC-XS3's maximum aperture number of 22 is in the largest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the DMC-XS3 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The DMC-XS3's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-XS3 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4320 x 3240. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The DMC-XS3's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average image sensor size of all cameras is 0.47", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5".

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Only 230 Battery Life

The DMC-XS3 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcxs3k, panasonic dmcxs3t, dmcxs3eg

Barcodes:

05025232752294, 05025232752300, 05025232752317, 05025232752355, 05025232752379

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