Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38EB-K Digital Camera  £219 Free Delivery @ Amazon

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38EB-K Digital Camera £219 Free Delivery @ Amazon

Found 30th Jun 2010
Cheapest i have seen it

Product Features

* HD Movie in AVCHD Movie Mode
* 18x Optical Zoom
* Seamless Operation
* Full Manual Operation
* Megapixels: 12.1

* HD Movie in AVCHD Lite and Creative Movie Mode
* 18x Optical Zoom 27mm Wide-angle LEICA DC Lens in a Compact Body
* POWER O.I.S. Hand-shake Blurring Compensation
* Seamless Operation with Quick Start-up Time and Ultra High-speed AF
* IA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Face Recognition

Technical Details

Camera Effective Pixels 12.1 Megapixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch / 12.7 Total Megapixels / Primary Colour Filter
Aperture F2.8 - 4.4 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F2.8 - 8 (W) / F4.4 - 8 (T))
Optical Zoom 18x
Focal Length f=4.8-86.4mm (27-486mm in 35mm equiv.)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 22.1x (4:3 / 8M), 28.1x (4:3 / 5M), 35.2x (under 3M)
Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT / 11 elements in 8 groups / (3 Aspherical Lenses / 2 ED lenses)
2-Speed Zoom Yes
Optical Image Stabilizer Power O.I.S. (Auto / Mode1 / Mode2)
Conversion lens Compatibility Yes
Digital Zoom 4x / ( Max. 72.0 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom ) / (Max.140.8x combined with Extra Optical Zoom)
Focusing Area Normal: Wide 30cm - infinity / Macro / Intelligent AUTO : Wide 1cm / 200 cm (MAX) /
100 cm (11x - 18x) - infinity
Focus Range Display Yes
AF Assist Lamp Yes
Focus Normal / Macro, Zoom Macro, Quick AF On/Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF On/Off
AF/MF Switchable, Manual Focus(Joystick), One Shot AF, AF Area Select, AF Tracking
AF Metering Face / AF Tracking / Multi (11pt) / 1pt HS / 1pt / Spot
Shutter Speed Still: 60 - 1/2000 sec / Creative Movie Mode : 1/30 - 1/20,000 sec (1/8 - 1/20,000 sec on
MF operation on Manual mode)
Shutter Interval 0.9 sec
Viewfinder 0.20" Color EVF (201.6K Pixels equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100%, Lens 19.6x
Face Recognition Photo
Optical Image Stabilizer Photo & Movie
Intelligent ISO Control Photo
Face Detection Photo & Movie
Intelligent Scene Selector Photo (Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Macro) & Movie (Portrait, Scenery, Low Light, Macro)
Intelligent Exposure Photo & Movie
AF Tracking Photo
Digital Red Eye Correction Photo
File Format Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.21) / RAW / Motion picture: AVCHD Lite /QuickTime
Motion JPEG
Mode Switch [Recording] / [Playback]
Mode Button Intelligent AUTO, P(Program) mode, A(Aperture Priority) mode, S(Shutter Priority) mode, M(Manual) mode, Creative Movie mode, Portrait mode, Scenery mode, Sports mode, Night Portrait mode, Close-up mode, Scene mode, My Color mode, Custom
Still Image Scene Mode Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed
Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, / Snow, Aerial Photo, Pinhole, Film Grain,
High Dynamic(Standard, Art, B&W), Photo Frame, Panorama Assist
Advanced Scene Mode Portrait mode : Normal, Soft Skin, Outdoor, Indoor, Creative / Scenery mode :
Normal, Nature, Architecture, Creative / Sports mode : Normal, Outdoor, Indoor, Creative / Close-up:
Flower, Food, Objects, Creative / Night Portrait : Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Illuminations, Creative
Movie Scene Mode Portrait, Scenery, Low Light, Flower, Intelligent AUTO, Soft Skin, Food,
Objects, Party, Candle Light, Sunset, High Sensitivity, / Panning, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Pinhole,
High Dynamic(Standard, Art, B&W), Film Grain, Creative Movie(P, S, A, M) mode
Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, 2.3 frames/sec Max. 5 images (Standard mode), Max 3 images (Fine Mode) / High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 10 frames/sec (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9)(Speed Priority) approx. 6 frames/sec (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9)(Image Priority)
Flash Burst Continuous Shooting Mode Max. 5 images (Standard mode)
Motion Picture Recording [4:3] VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG) QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) / [16:9] WVGA: 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) / [HD Movie] 1280x720, NTSC Mode: NTSC model: 60p(CCD output is 30p) / PAL model: 50p(CCD output is 25p) (AVCHD Lite, SH: 17Mbps / H:13Mbps / L:9Mbps ) / 30fps (Motion JPEG)
MOTION JPEG with picture quality set to [HD] (Actual recordable time) Approx. 80 min*2
AVCHD Lite with picture quality set to [SH] (Actual recordable time) Approx. 80 min*2
MOTION JPEG with picture quality set to [HD] (Continuous recordable time) Approx. 150 min*2
AVCHD Lite with picture quality set to [SH] (Continuous recordable time) Approx. 150 min*2
Exposure Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual, Program Shift(Program AE mode)
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Backlight Compensation Yes (only in Intelligent AUTO mode)
Auto (AE) Bracketing +/- 1/3 EV ~1EV step, 3 frames
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
ISO Sensitivity Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400)
Max Auto ISO Setting Yes
Aspect Ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
Still Picture Recording [4:3] 4000x3000(12M) / 3264x2448(8M EZ) / 2560x1920(5M EZ) / 2048x1536(3M EZ) / 1600X1200(2M EZ) / 640X480(0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4000 x 2672(10.5M) / 3264 x 2176 (7M EZ) / 2560 x 1712 (4.5M EZ) / 2048 x 1360 (2.5M EZ) / [16:9] 4000 x 2248(9M) / 3264 x 1840 (6M EZ) / 2560 x 1440 (3.5M EZ) / 1920 x 1080 (2M EZ)
Image Quality Fine / Standard / RAW / RAW+JPEG
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Flash / Halogen / Color Temperature / White Set 1 / White Set 2 / (Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Pinhole, Panorama Assist mode) White Balance Adjustment (2-axis adjustable, ±9steps each, Blue/Amber and Magenta/Green bias)
Quick Menu Yes
Colour Effect Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm
Picture Adjustment Contrast ±2steps / Sharpness ±2steps / Saturation ±2steps / Noise Reduction ±2steps / (can be adjusted in Film Mode)
Still Image with Audio Recording 5 sec
Audio Dubbing MAX. 10 sec
Real-time histogram Yes
Composition Guide line Yes (2 pattern)
Auto Review 1sec, 2sec, Hold, Zoom
Review Yes
Easy Zoom / Zoom Resume No / Yes
Optical Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
Macro Zoom Yes
Orientation Detector Yes
Scene Mode Help Screen Yes
Self Timer 2sec / 10sec / 10sec[3 pictures]
Focus Icon Select Yes (in Face Recognition only)
Playback Mode Normal Playback, Slideshow, Category Playback, Favorites Playback, Mode Play
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Max 16x
Calender Display / Dual-Image Playback Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image Yes / No
Playback Motion Picture Yes (AVCHD Lite / Motion JPEG)
Slideshow Mode All / Still Images Only / Motion Picture Only / Category / Favorites BGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)
Show Histogram Yes
Show Highlights Yes
Delete Image Single / Multi / All / All except Favourites
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes
Resize / Trim / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / Yes / No / Yes
Copy / Title Edit/ Text Stamp Yes / Yes / Yes
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favourites / DPOF
OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
HDMI Output Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p(576p for PAL) Audio: Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
Travel Date / World Time Yes / Yes
LCD Monitor 2.7" TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots) / Field of View : approx. 100% / AUTO Power
LCD mode, Power LCD mode
Built-in-Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off,
Flash Synchro
1st / 2nd 0.3 - 8.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.4m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Built-in-Memory Approx. 40MB
Microphone / Speaker Stereo(Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator) / Yes
Interface AV Output (NTSC/PAL, NTSC only for N. America), mini HDMI, USB2.0 High speed, DC Input
Viera Link yes
HDMI output Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p(576p for PAL) / Audio: Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
Power Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2 V, Typical: 710 mAh / Minimum: 695 mAh) (Included) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)
Battery life (approx.) 470 pictures (CIPA Standard)
Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 4.0 HD Edition / ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker) / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.0 SE / QuickTime
Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, AV Cable, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap,
CD-ROM, Lens hood, Lens hood adaptor, Lens cap, Lens cap string
Dimensions(W x H x D) 117.6 x 75.8 x 88.9 mm (4.63 x 2.98 x 3.50 in)
Weight Approx. 367g (0.81 lb) Approx. 414g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.91 lb)
Further Specifications
NOTE *1 / Recording conditions by CIPA standard / CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. / Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50% when LCD monitor is on. / Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). / Using the supplied battery. / Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [AUTO].) / Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. / Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. / Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases. / The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD Mode and Power LCD Mode. / *2 / These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%. / The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. / Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc. / Motion picture recorded continuously in [MOTION JPEG] is up to 2 GB. Only the maximum recordable time for 2 GB is displayed on the screen. / Motion pictures can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds in European PAL area.
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