Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
27% have it

6. weight

103g
HTC Re: 65.5g

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s

12. pixel density

272ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

13. width

54.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
26% have it

15. height

92.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

16. thickness

14mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

17. resolution

640 x 360px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
46% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

20. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
72% have it

21. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
35% have it

22. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
87% have it

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
65% have it

24. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.8f
Ricoh GR II: 1f

25. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x

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