Here we are looking at a cheap digital camera with "optical image stabilisation". Many features for it's price!
View the unboxing of this camera here:
- 4x Optical Zoom
- Wide Angle 28mm (35mm equiv.)
- Intelligent Auto
- 12.1 Megapixels
- Optical Image Stabilsation
- HD Movie for PC
- Easy Upload
- Lithium Ion Battery
- Support SD XC card
This is something unique to Panasonic, it is available in both Panasonic digital camera and video cameras. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 is lucky to have this as well.
When this mode is selected, it automatically identify what mode (macro, etc) will be most suitable for your camera shot. Very cool and neat feature!
Buttons, Interface & Menu:
The buttons are minimal and most of the selections are done by pressing the mode key.
In the recording mode, you are able to select from camera mode or video mode. Also many "Scene" mode and Panasonic's Intelligent Auto (IA) mode can be selected.
In the playback mode, various options of camera setup and viewing options can be selected when the mode key is pressed.
Made in China, the plastic glossy casing of the camera readily attract fingerprint smudges. Otherwise seems to be of good construction.
Pricing and Availability:
This camera is widely available and is retailing at about AUD$99 in most shops (30/12/2011)Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black)
Good price and great features! If you can do with the smudges on the casing, this camera is definitely worth it!
More pictures about this camera:
Most of the photographs from this blog are taken using this camera (Except for photographs in this post!)
Some of the youtube videos from this blog are taken using this camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black)