Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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Key specs

  • CCD
  • 6.08 x 4.56 mm
  • 16 megapixels
  • 4608;3456 px
  • 6.3
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCCD
Sensor size6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor photo detectors17 Mpx
Effective pixels16 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution4608, 3456
Other resolutions4608x3072, 4608x2592 , 3456x3456, 3264x2448, 3264x2176, 2048x1536, 2048x1360, 1536x1536, 1920x1080, 640x480


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum6400
Boosted ISO minimum100
Boosted ISO maximum6400
Maximum image resolution4608, 3456
White balance presets4
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Supported image file formatsJPG
Photo effectsBlack&White, Sepia, Skin tones
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization typeOptical
Supported aspect ratios4:3, 16:9
Uncompressed format

Optics and focus

Optical zoom12 x
Digital zoom4 x
Minimum aperture3.1
Maximum aperture3.1
Focal length equiv24–288 mm
Focus adjustmentAuto
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus
Manual focus
Normal focus range1.18 in
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points23
Image stabiliserOptical

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size2.70 in
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen technologyLCD
Screen dots460000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Second display

Photography features

Shooting modesAuto, Scene
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed8 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Exposure compensation plus2
Exposure compensation minus-2
Expousure compensation steps1/3
Self-timer delay2, 10
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Built-in flash
Flash range204.72 in
Flash modesAuto, Forced OFF, Forced ON, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
External flash
Continuous drive1.4 fps
Scene modesChildren, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
Metering modesMulti
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10
Face detection

Videography features

Maximum resolution1280, 720
Video recording
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720
HD typeHD-Ready
Supported video file formatsM-JPEG
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackMovie, Slide show
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeMono
Built-in speakers
Speaker typeMono
Voice recording
Audio systemMono


Body typeCompact
Colour of productBlack, Red, Silver, White
Environmentally sealed


Weight0.36 lb
Width3.90 in
Height2.36 in
Depth1.17 in


Internal storage80 mB
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots1
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal
Camera file systemDCF, Exif 2.3


Power source typeBattery, USB
Battery life (CIPA)200
Battery technology
Battery capacity690 mAh
Battery voltage3.6 V
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY
On/off switch


USB version2.0
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

Orientation sensor
Energy Star certified
Languages supportMulti
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesDEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Image editing modesCrop, Resizing

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Online reviews

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