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Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL
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Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD Sep 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

Panasonic has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL. The smallest display diagonal of cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL is 1" and the largest is 4.8".

Other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-H70R[plb_580917_price].

If this Panasonic digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon ELPH 320 HS[plb_1385328_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which do not support video capability, the DMC-FS45, BNDL supports video capability.

Other digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the DMC-FS45, BNDL has one of the higher megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age. The megapixels of cameras of this spec and age range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16.1MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-H70R[plb_580917_price], or the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price].

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP), the Sony DSC-WX80[plb_1621797_price] (16.2MP), or the Samsung ST72[plb_1609451_price] (16.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], and the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years, the DMC-FS45, BNDL has a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], and the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor, the DMC-FS45, BNDL has a very high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the playback zoom (max)s range from 1x to 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 9.3x.

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Very Light

The lightest comparable spec digital camera that has been available for more than two years is 0.097kg heavy, the heaviest is 180kg, and the average weight is 4.1kg. At only 0.106 kilograms, the DMC-FS45, BNDL is quite light compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DMC-FS45, BNDL.

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Has Five White Balances

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the DMC-FS45, BNDL is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DMC-FS45, BNDL. The photo effectss "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Panasonic digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3456 x 3456, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL still image resolution(s)s range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 70 megabytes, the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL. Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 290MB.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The DMC-FS45, BNDL supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DMC-FS45, BNDL. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Multi Point Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL is 5mm, the longest is 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 2.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL is 3.2, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22.

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Light

Compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL have weights of between 20g and 840g. The Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL is one of the lighter compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL (only 106 grams) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DMC-FS45, BNDL does not support Full HD video. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL, the DMC-FS45, BNDL does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL, the DMC-FS45, BNDL is not 3D.

If you want a camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DMC-FS45, BNDL does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the DMC-FS45, BNDL, the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL is not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the DMC-FS45, BNDL is 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most common optical sensor size.

A 1/2.33"" optical sensor size is actually the worst optical sensor size amongst all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A 2/3"" optical sensor size is the best optical sensor size amongst comparable types of camera.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Panasonic camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of this type and age. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL the motion JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps. The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a fairly low motion JPEG frame rate (only 25 frames per second) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the DMC-FS45, BNDL.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Panasonic camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DMC-FS45, BNDL. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 680 milliamperes * hour, the DMC-FS45, BNDL has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DMC-FS45, BNDL. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DMC-FS45, BNDL the battery capacitys range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 120 millimeters) amongst compact cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this type and age is 18mm, the longest is 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The DMC-FS45, BNDL has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the DMC-FS45, BNDL over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-FS45, BNDL has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DMC-FS45, BNDL.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Panasonic DMC-LX5[plb_1047477_price], or the Canon A810[plb_408150_price] which has better reviews.

If this Panasonic digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x and higher rated).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the DMC-FS45, BNDL has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FX90[plb_1291987_price], the Nikon S100[plb_50845_price], or the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price].

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Coolpix S5200[pl_3179968_price] (6x), or the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price] (6x) both from Nikon.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Multi-Shot
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,1 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz...

Picturequality, smallsize
ExtraZoomfeature 3inchLCDscreen
HighDefinitionmovies
Niska cena, kompaktowe wymiary, cakiem dobry obiektyw, szybki autofokus przy krtszych ogniskowych
Some wide angle shots
Wysoki poziom szumw, przecitna realna rozdzielczo zdj, saba ergonomia, "plastikowo" korpusu aparatu

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcfs45egs, dmcfs45egn, dmcfs45egv, dmcfs45efr, dmcfs45efn, dmcfs45egk, dmcfs45efv, dmcfs45egr, dmcfs45efk, 5025232660094, 5025232660063, panasonic dmcfs45, panasonic dmcfs45e, panasonic dmcfs45eb, panasonic dmcfs45ebk, panasonic dmcfs45ebs, panasonic dmcfs45ebr, panasonic dmcfs45ebv
Barcodes 04010869186162, 05025232660001, 05025232660018, 05025232660025, 05025232660032, 05025232660049, 05025232660056, 05025232660063, 05025232660094, 05025232660100, 05025232660117, 05025232660124, 05025232660131, 05025232660148, 05025232660162, 05025232660186, 06589641254354

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