Summary Panasonic DMC-FS3

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Specifications Key specs
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Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 33 mm
Movie format
Help 848 x 480 @ 30fps
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The Panasonic DMC-FS3 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Size Quite small Help
Super compact (95×53×23 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Weight Light Help
158 g


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The Panasonic DMC-FS3 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
33 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
January 2008
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3
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Modinic (3:28 PM, February 14, 2012)
I have been owning an FS3 since 2008. Have been more than pleased with it's results.  But now, i am thinking of upgrading to a bridge camera.  My favourites are Pana FZ48 and Nikon L810.  The FZ48 got's all I ask for except that it uses a li-ion rechargeable battery. whilst the L810 has just 4 secs exposure time, which is bad for night shots and also a slow 1/1500sec shutter speed. Still have to see what Canon has on offer for this year.