General

compared to recent compacts
"The ZS10 delivers the reliably excellent image quality we've come to expect from Panasonic's pocket ultrazooms, but a finicky touchscreen may not appeal to some users."
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Brand
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Panasonic
Lowest price
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$183.99
Announced
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January, 2011
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Sensor

"The ZS10 delivers the reliably excellent image quality we've come to expect from Panasonic's pocket ultrazooms."
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Type
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CMOS
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Size
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1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
Megapixels
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14 MP
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Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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6,400 ISO
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Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.8 MP
Native resolution
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4320 x 3240
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Pixel size
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2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3.0"
Resolution
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460k dots
Touch screen
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Yes
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Flips out
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No

Lens

Zoom
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16x
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Wide angle
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24 mm
Telephoto
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384 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.3
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.9
Macro focus
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3 cm

Form factor

"The ZS10's metal alloy body seems tough enough for just about anything; it's clearly built to withstand the rigors of heavy use and busy modern lifestyles"
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"A finicky touchscreen may not appeal to some users."
digitalcamerareview.com | talking about the camera's button-layout
Size
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105x58x33 mm
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Depth
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1.3"
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Weight
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219 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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No

Viewfinder

Type
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None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No
High-speed framerate
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220 fps
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External mic jack
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No
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 220fps
480p @ 30fps
848 x 480 @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps

Features

"The ZS10 utilizes an optical image stabilization system; built-in gyro-sensors detect camera shake and an element in the zoom lens is rapidly and precisely shifted to compensate for that minor camera movement."
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Panorama
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No
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HDR
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Yes
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3D
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Yes
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Image stabilization
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Lens
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Supports RAW
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No
GPS
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Yes
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Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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200 ms
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Battery life
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Unknown
Continuous shooting
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10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s
Min
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60s
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Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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No
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External connection
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No

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SDHC
SD