Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Review

Review Date: November 2nd 2007
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Type Interchangeable lens digital SLR camera
Recording media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, Multimedia card
Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm
Mount Four Thirds mount
Type Live Mos Sensor
Total pixels 11.8 Mega pixels
Camera effective pixels 10.1 Mega pixels
Aspect ratio 4:3 (Horizontal : Vertical)
Color filter Primary color filter
Dust reduction system Supersonic Wave filter
Recording file format JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard), DPOF corresponding, RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 (3:2,16:9 Live view mode)
File size 4:3 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2816 x 2112 pixels, 2048 x 1536 pixels, 3:2 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2432 pixels, 2816 x 1880 pixels, 2048 x 1360 pixels, 16:9 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2056 pixels, 2816 x 1584 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Color space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Type Eye level penta mirror type optical view finder
Field of view Apporox. 95%
Magnification Apporox. 0.92x
Eye point Approx.14mm (-1[m-1])
Diopter adjustment -3.0
Focusing screen Fixed type
Mirror Quick Return Mirror
Eyepiece cap Detachable
Type TTL phase difference detection system, Contrast AF systm(Live view mode)
Focusing mode AFS/AFC/MF
Focusing area TTL phase difference detection system: 3-point, Auto / 1fixed point, left / 1fixed point, center/ 1fixed point, right, Contrast AF system: 9-point / Multi-point / 3-point / 1-point / Spot / Face
AF detective area TTL phase difference detection system, EV0-19 (ISO100), Contrast AF system, EV0-20 (ISO100)
AF assist lamp YES
Light metering system TTL Full Aperture Light Metering by 49 Zones Multi-pattern Sensing system. 256 zones Multi-pattern Sensing system (Live view mode)
Light metering mode Intelligent Multiple/ Center Weighted/ Spot
Metering range EV0 - 20 (F2.0 lens, ISO 100)
Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture Priority AE/ Shutter Priority AE / Manual
ISO sensitivity Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / Intelligent ISO (Live view mode)
Exposure compensation 1/3EVStep 2EV
AE lock AFL/AEL Button or Shutter button halfway pressed
AE bracket 3frame 1/3 2EV Step 2EV
White balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1,2 / Color temperature setting
White balance adjustment blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias
Color temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K
Type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed 1/4000
Self timer 2sec / 10sec / 10sec, 3images
Remote control Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
Advanced SCN mode Portrait / Scenery / Macro / Sports / Night Portrait
SCN mode Baby 1,2 / Pet / Sunset / Food
Burst speed 3 frames/sec or 2 frames/sec
Number of recordable 3 pictures (when there are RAW file), Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW file)(depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
Type TTL Built-in-Flash, GN11 (ISO100,m), Built-in Pop-up
Built-in flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
X-Sync speed Less than 1/160 second
Flash output adjustment 1/3EVStep ?2EV
Flash synchronization 2nd. Curtain Sync. , 2nd Curtain Sync.
Hot shoe TTL Auto with FL360/FL500 (Optional)
Type Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
Monitor size Free-angle 2.5inch
Pixels 207K pixels
Filed of view Approx. 100% (Live view mode)
OSD language English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese(Traditional),Chinese(Simplified), Netherlandic, Thai, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese
Digital zoom 2x, 4x
Extra optical zoom Max.1.8x (Not effective with full pixel recording.Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels.
Color Standard / Dynamic / Nature / Smooth / Vibrant / Nostalgic
Black and white Standard / Dynamic / Smooth
Playback mode Single / 9, 25-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (16x max.), /image rotation (except for RAW) Slide show (duration is adjustable, also manual controllable), Playback of favorite pictures/ Resizing (selectable number of pixels) Trimming / Protection / Aspect conversion / DPOF print setting
Protection Single / Multi or Cancel
Erase Single / Multi / All
Print PictBridge(Print size, Layout, Date setting is selectable )
Digital USB 2.0
Analog video NTSC/PAL Composite (Switched by menu)
Battery Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1320mAh) (Included) Battery Charger/AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional DC cable(DMW-DCC1) is required)
Battery life Approx. 450 images (CIPA Standard with LEICA D VARIO-ELMAR 14-50mm/F3.8-5.6 ASPH.)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 134.5 x 95.5 x 77.5mm
Weight Approx. 480g(Body only)
Operating temperature 0 degrees celcius to 40 degrees celcius
Operating humidity 10% to 80%
Software LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio -viewer-, SILKYPIX DEVELOPER STUDIO, USB Driver
Standard accessory Battery Charger/AC Adapotor, Battery Pack, Eyepiece Cap, Magnifier eyecup, Body Cap, Video Cable, USB Connection Cable, AC Cable, Strap, CD-ROM
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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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