Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
Top 63%558 points
Top 63%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
14.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3: 39 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

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 38mm
245
0

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 a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

5. weight

103g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. 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 D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. 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
114
0

8. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
48% have it
84
0

10. 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
80
0

11. pixel density

272ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

54.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
26% have it
73
0

14. height

92.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. thickness

14mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

16. resolution

640 x 360px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

17. 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
67
0

18. 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
36% have it
59
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

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
73% have it
56
0

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
88% have it
51
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
66% have it
48
0

23. 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
43
0

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.
2.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

25. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
120mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

26. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

27. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
60s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
37
0

28. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

29. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
93% have it
32
0

30. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
92% have it
30
0

31. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
96% have it
28
0

32. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
94% have it
27
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
98% have it
27
0

34. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
99% have it
27
0

35. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
98% have it
27
0

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