Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3






Camera Effective Pixels
12.1 Mega Pixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
1/2.33-inch / 12.7 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
F2.8 - F6.2
Digital Image Stabilizer
Optical Zoom
Extra Optical Zoom
4.9x (4:3 / 8M), 6.3x (4:3 / 5M), 7.8x (under 3M)
Digital Zoom
4x ( Max. 16.0 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom ) (Max. 31.2 x combined with Extra Optical Zoom)
Focal Length
f=5.0-20.0mm (28-112mm in 35mm equiv.)
LUMIX DC VARIO 6 elements in 5 groups (3 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical surfaces)
Focusing Area
Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 70 cm - infinity Macro / Auto Scene Mode : Wide 20 cm - infinity / Tele 70cm - infinity
Focus Range Display
AF Metering
Face / 9 pt/ 1pt
Normal / Macro
AF Assist Lamp
ISO Sensitivity
I.ISO / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400)
White Balance
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / White Set (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin,Self-Portrait, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, and Highspeed Burst mode)
Program AE
Exposure Compensation
1/3 EV Step, ± 2 EV
Backlight Compensation
Yes (only in Auto Scene mode)
Light Metering
Intelligent Multiple
Face Detection
Still Image Scene Mode
Portrait, Soft Skin, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial photo
Self Timer
2sec / 10sec
Auto Review
1sec, 2sec, Hold
Aspect Ratio
4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
Unlimited Consecutive Shooting
1.0 frames/sec
Scene Mode Help Screen
LCD Monitor
2.7" TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots) Field of View : approx. 100% AUTO Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode, High-Angle Mode
Playback Mode
Normal Playback, Slideshow, Favorites Playback
OSD Language
English, Spanish
Recording Media
Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
AV Output (NTSC), USB2.0 Full-speed, DC Input (requires optional DC Coupler)
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off 0.3 - 7.1m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.7 - 3.0m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Included Software
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0 Edition QuickTime Adobe Reader
Standard Accessories
Battery Charger, Battery Pack, Battery Case AV cable, USB Cable Hand Strap, CD-ROM
Quick Menu
Continuous Shooting Mode
High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 6 frames/sec (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9)
Set Favorites/Rotate Image
Slideshow Mode
All Still Images / Favorites BGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)
Delete Image
Single / Multi / All / All except Favorites
DPOF Print Setting/Set Production
Yes / Yes
PictBridge Support
Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
Flash Burst Continuous Shooting Mode
Max. 5 images (Standard mode)
Intelligent ISO Control
Intelligent Scene Selector
Photo (Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Macro)
File Format
Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.21) Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Mode Dial / Mode Button
AUTO SCN, Normal Picture, SCN, Motion Picture
Motion Picture Recording
4:3 VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG) 4:3 QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) 16:9 WVGA: 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) HD Movie 1280x720 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG)
Still Picture Recording
4:3 4000x3000(12M) / 3264x2448(8M EZ) / 2560x1920(5M EZ)/ 2048x1536(3M EZ) / 640X480(0.3M EZ) 3:2 4000 x 2672 (10.5M) 16:9 4000 x 2248 (9M)
Color Mode / Color Effect
Standard, Vivid, Natural, Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp
Yes / No / Yes (only Baby, Pet, Travel)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
95.9 x 53.9 x 22.0 mm / excl. protrusions: 20.5 mm (3.78 x 2.12 x 0.86 in / excl. protrusions: 0.81 in)
Approx. .29 lb with Battery and SD Memory Card Approx. .24 lb without Battery and SD Memory Card
Shutter Speed
Still: approx. 8 - 1/1000 sec Starry Sky Mode : 15, 30, 60sec.
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
Mode Switch
[Recording] / [Playback]
Composition Guide line
Yes (1 pattern)
Easy Zoom / Zoom Resume
No / No
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
12,30-thumbnails / Max 16x
Calendar Display / Dual-Image Playback
Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image
Yes / Yes
Resize / Trim / Aspect Conv. / Leveling
Yes / No / No / No
Travel Date / World Time
Yes / Yes
Approx. 40MB
Microphone / Speaker
Mono / Yes
ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 740mAh) (Included) AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)
Battery life (approx.)
220 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
Additional Playback Mode
Yes (Motion JPEG)
Release Date
First seen
8 January 2010