Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ200 : Tests and Reviews

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Type HighEndCompact
Announced 18/07/2012  
Indicative price (USD) 600  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4016 x 3016  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.11  
Sensor size (mm) 4.6 x 6.1 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier 5.56 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 12, 5.5 or 2  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Dust cleaning  
Mount type Compact  
Weight (gr) 537
Battery type Lithium-Ion 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization No 
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter No 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Normal / AF Macro / MF, Quick AF On / Off (on in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF (only for motion picture), Focus Button, AF/AF Macro/MF Switchable, AF/AE Lock Button, Manual Focus, One Shot AF, AF Area Select, AF Tracking 
Number of autofocus points 23 
Exposure bracketing 1/3 - 3 EV step, Max. + or - 3 EV, 3 frames 
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV step, +3 EV, -3EV 
Drive modes Single Continuous (12,5.5,2 fps) Self Timer 2 sec / 10 sec / 10 sec (3 images) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal Storage included 70 MB internal 
Image format RAW, JPEG (DCF / Exif 2.3), MPO 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) HDMI Yes (mini ) Wireless None Remote control Yes (Optional DMWRSL1) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes, External Stereo Microphone DMW-MS1 The DMC-FZ200 supports the optional Stereo Microphone DMW-MS1, which clearly captures distant sounds in superb quality to make the HD videos taken by the DMC-FZ200 even more lifelike. 
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 /60 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG-4 AVCHD 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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