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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

$209.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1
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A classic and amazingly cheap compact digital camera, with great features
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Jul 2013
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 number 107 across all digital cameras and number 297 in best selling cameras.
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Value for Money
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Fully-Featured
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Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 78 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
The new dmc-xs1 features A stylish flat body profile with an eye-catching two-colored design, and the world\'s slimmest body profile thanks to the panasonic\'s advanced optical design and development technology*. photo and video data are recorded in ultra-small microsd / SDHC memory card, which also has high acceptability of major smartphones.\<br>\<br>* for A digital camera with optical 5x retractable zoom lens and optical image stabilizer, as of january 7, 2013.\<br>\<br> 24mm ultra wide-angle lens \
\\The dmc-xs1 features a 24mm ultra wide-angle lens* with 5x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 24-120mm) in an ultra-slim body. the 24mm ultra wide-angle lens gives you a wider range of composition possibilities with approx. 213% larger viewing space compared to that of 35mm camera.\<br>\<br>* converted to standard 35mm camera equivalent, at the wide-end.\<br>\\great lenses make great camerasgreat lenses make great cameras. [open new window]\<br>\<br> 8x intelligent zoom \
\\The intelligent zoom is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom, however, you can even draw the subject closer than the original optical zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality. this means the 5x optical can virtually extend to 8x equivalent.\<br>\<br> MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) \
\\The MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) compensates for the blurring caused by hand-shake. apart from the digital image correction, MEGA O.I.S. corrects a jolt of light axis by shifting the O.I.S. lens unit to offset it. thus the image is not affected digitally nor deteriorated at all.\<br>\<br> creative panorama - industry\'s first \
\\With the industry\'s first creative panorama, 11 filter effects make panorama images more impressive, and expand your expressive abilities.\<br>\<br> creative control / creative retouch \
\\The creative control (in the recording mode) and the creative retouch (in the playback mode) give you the expressive power to turn ordinary situations into highly special scenes.\<br>\<br> IA (intelligent auto) mode \
\\In the ia (intelligent auto) mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. you just press, aim and shoot. the detection and correction functions go to work to give you beautiful images with maximum ease.\<br>\<br> 720p HD video recording \
\\The dmc-xs1 can record HD video in motion JPEG format (1,280 x 720 pixels at 30 fps). recording motion image can be started with a press of an independent motion picture button, which is extremely convenient for you to switch photo / video shooting instantly.\<br>\<br>* the video is optimized for web view by file conversion.\<br>\\quicktime motion JPEG. some lens movement sounds may be recorded. in motion picture mode, the length of recording time depends on the capacity of the microsd/sdhc memory card. (up to the equivalent of 2 GB per motion-image recording.) [for europe] motion pictures can be recorded continuously for up to 15 minutes. also, continuous recording exceeding 2gb is not possible. remaining time for continuous recording is displayed on the screen. [for other regions] motion pictures can be recorded continuously up to 2 GB. the maximum available recording time for up to 2 GB only is displayed on the screen. use a card with SD speed class* with class 6 or higher when recording motion images. * SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing. microsdhc memory cards can only be used with compatible models, however cannot be used with models that are only compatible with microsd memory cards.\<br>\<br> AC / USB battery charging \
\\The dmc-xs1 complies with USB power charging in addition to the conventional AC power supply. the efficient, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets you take approx. 260 shots on a single battery charge*.\<br>\<br>* based on the CIPA standard.\<br>\<br> other functions \

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is 93.8mm wide and 53.5mm tall. It is 17.6mm deep and weighs 88g.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $209.99 it is still in the cheapest 26% of cameras.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-XS1 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 56% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1's optical zoom of 5x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 40% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-XS1 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-XS1 of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 69% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-XS1 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lighter Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1's weight of only 88g is lighter than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Lumix DMC-XS1 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-XS1 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-XS1 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 of 90MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-XS1 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-XS1 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 48% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-XS1's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average image sensor size of all digital cameras is 0.47", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5".

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-XS1 does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-XS1 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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