Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Review

3.5
August 27, 2013 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

Metrics

Dimensions (W x H x D) 93.8 x 53.5 x 17.6 mm / (3.69 x 2.11 x 0.69 inch)
Weight Approx. 88g without Battery and micro SD Memory Card (0.19 lb) / Approx. 103g with Battery and microSD Memory Card (0.23 lb)

Pixels

Camera Effective Pixels 16.1 Megapixels

Sensor

Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-type CCD Sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter

Lens

Aperture F2.8 - 6.9 / 2-Step (F2.8 / 9.0 (W), F6.9 / 22.0 (T))
Optical Zoom 5x
Focal Length f=4.3 - 21.5mm (24 - 120mm in 35mm equiv.) / (26 - 130mm in 35mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 6.3x (4:3 / 10M), 9.0x (4:3 / 5M), 11.3x (4:3 / under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom 8x
Lens LUMIX DC VARIO / 6 elements in 5 groups / (3 Aspherical Lenses / 5 Aspherical surfaces)
2- Speed Zoom -
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction MEGA O.I.S. (Off / On) / No
Digital Zoom Max. 4x

Focus

Focusing Area Normal / Intelligent AUTO : Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp -
Focus Normal / Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF(only for motion picture)
AF Metering Face / 9-Area / 1-Area

Shutter

Shutter Speed approx. 8 - 1/1600 sec / 15 sec / 30 sec / 60 sec in Starry Sky mode

Finder

Viewfinder -

File

File Format Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3) / Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG

Recording Modes

Mode Dial / Mode Button Intelligent Auto, Normal Picture, Creative Control, Panorama Shot, SCN
Creative Control mode Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, One Point Color
Still Image Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery,Food, Baby1(Birthday only), Baby2(Birthday only), / Pet(Birthday only), Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame, Starry Sky
Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, approx. 1.0 frames/sec / High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 10 frames/sec / (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1) / Flash burst shooting

Motion Picture Recording (*2)

HD Video 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps (HD / Motion JPEG)
STD Video 640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (VGA / Motion JPEG) / 320 x 240 pixels, 30fps (QVGA / Motion JPEG)

Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)

AVCHD -
MP4 -

Actual recordable time (motion pictures)

AVCHD -
MP4 -

Exposure Parameters

Exposure Auto(Program AE)
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing -
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple
ISO Sensitivity i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)

Picture Quality

Still Picture Recording [1:1] 3456x3456 (12M) / [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3648x2736 (10M EZ) / 2560X1920 (5M EZ) / 2048X1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M) / [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M)
Image Quality -
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Photo Style / Film Mode -
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color Color Mode : Standard, Black&White, Sepia, Vivid (Normal only), Happy (only in iA mode)
Aspect Bracketing  -

Other

Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal) Yes
GPS -
Wi-FI -
NFC -
Zoom in Motion Picture Yes(Digital Zoom)
Self Timer 2sec / 10sec

Display

Playback Mode All, Slideshow, Filtering Playback (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorites), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image Yes / No
Show Histogram -
Show Highlights -
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes

Edit

Retouch Creative Retouch / Auto Retouch
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / No / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp Yes / No / No
Cut Animation -
Video Divide -
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF

Setup

OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

Monitor

LCD Monitor 6.7cm (2.7") TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots) / Field of View : approx. 100%

Flash

Built- in- Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, / 0.4 - 4.4m (Wide/i.ISO) / 1.0 - 1.7m (Tele/ISO Auto)

Media

Recording Media Built-in Memory, micro SD Memory Card, micro SDHC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory Approx. 90 MB

Audio

Microphone / Speaker Mono / Mono

Interface

Interface AV Output (PAL/NTSC), USB(AV/USB Multi)

Power

Power Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V / 690mAh / 2.5Wh) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC)(Included, connect with USB cable)
Battery life (approx.) 260 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1

Standard Package

Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 LE / Adobe Reader
Standard Accessories Battery Pack, AC adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM

Further Specifications

NOTE *1 / Recording conditions by CIPA standard / - CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. / - Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. / - Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). / - Using the supplied battery. / - Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) / - Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. / - Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. / - Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases. / *2 / - These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH. / - The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. / - Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc. / -Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [AVCHD] is 29 minutes 59 seconds. / -Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.

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