Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3 Camera, HD 1080p, 14.1MP, 5x Optical Zoom, 2.7" LCD Screen

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The Lumix DMC-XS3 packs exceptional power into a classic body that’s only 14mm at its slimmest point. Even with these compact dimensions, its high-sensitivity sensor combines with the high-speed Venus Engine to achieve stunning shots - day or night.

Powerful sensor
The DMC-XS3 incorporates 14.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor for high-speed, high-quality image processing to render clear, crisp images with minimum noise even they are shot in low-light situations. Along with a 5x optical zoom and 24mm wide angle lens you won’t miss a detail.

Creative control
Creative Control and Creative Retouch give a total of 13 filter effects. The Creative Control lets you shoot with a filter effect while checking how it makes a difference on the picture, this is possible when shooting video too. Creative Retouch enables applying a filter effect on the picture even after shooting in camera.

Easy professional results
iA (Intelligent Auto) mode takes the guesswork out of the perfect picture. This setting analyses the scene an applies just the right settings to give you the best possible results.

Full HD video
Record Full HD video in MP4 format. A special, separate button on the back lets you instantly record videos while shooting photos, without having to make any extra settings. Zoom and auto modes are also available while filming.

Image stabilisation
Mega OIS image stabilisation helps you to get rock solid results with every shot. It suppresses hand shake and even accounts for sudden jolts, minimising motion blur.

Quick start-up
Capture the most surprising moments. The XS3 stars in moments and with Light Speed AF, focuses even faster.

Battery pack, AC adapter, USB cable, hand strap and software CD.

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Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Approx 230 shots per charge
Camera Type
Digital Compact
AV output, USB 2.0
H54.4 x W92.2 x D18.5mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
PictBridge, DPOF
Eligible for International Delivery
GPS Information Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
28mm wide-angle (35mm equivalent: 28-140mm)
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Maximum ISO Rating Information Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and, thus, performance in low-light settings
Memory Card (included)
Memory Card (included)
Memory Card Type
Micro SD / SDHC
Model name / number
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Power Supply
Li-ion battery pack
Power Supply
Li-ion battery pack
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Screen size
Sensor Type
Shooting Modes
Sweep Panorama
Touch Screen
Video Resolution
1080p HD video
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Zoom (digital) Information Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer
Zoom (optical) Information Higher the zoom, the closer you can get to the subject. In optical, the lens physically moves, maintaining more quality than digital zoom.


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