Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2

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Great for Landscape and
Large Group Shooting

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2 A stylish, compact digital camera for users of all skill levels. It boasts a high-speed, high-performance Venus Engine enabling breathtaking stills and video with higher quality signal processing. The S2 has a 14.1 Megapixel 1/2.33" CCD sensor and a 28mm wide-angle LUMIX DC VARIO lens with 4x optical zoom and Sonic Speed Auto-Focus for superior image capture. Intelligent Zoom offers extended magnification to 8x, and newly-integrated Intelligent Resolution technology provides even greater image quality.

The Sonic Speed AF lets you quickly focus on subjects that are on the move when photographing sports and other fast motion scenes. A higher-speed actuator, optimized algorithms and parallel software processing combine to enhance the AF for greater performance. MEGA O.I.S. / Optical Image Stabilization helps minimize blurry photos due to shaking hands. The camera's 2.7" (6.9 cm) Intelligent LCD monitor provides ample viewing space for focusing, framing and playback. With the S2, you can record beautiful 1280 x 720p HD video.

Take advantage of Panorama Mode, enabling you to shoot a horizontal or vertical panoramic image by capturing a sequence of shots of one scene and then overlaying the group of photos to produce a single panoramic shot. It's great for landscape and large group shooting. Also enjoy the convenient Auto Retouch Mode, which adjusts contrast and brightness to lend a different and unique appearance to any picture with the press of a button.

The iA / Intelligent Auto Mode enables you to easily activate a suite of technologies that automatically engage - with no need for setting changes--to offer gorgeous natural shots. Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and the Face Detection feature are all included under the iA umbrella.

The Lumix S2 is compatible with SD / SDHC / SDXC memory cards for data storage. - Jan 10, 2012

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4320 x 3240  
Other resolutions 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 14.1 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 14.5 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
ISO Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28 112 mm  
Optical zoom 4  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus No  
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69")  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97")  
Number of focus points 23  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 2.7"  
Screen dots 230,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT Color LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.1 - F6.5  
Minimum shutter speed 8 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 3.3 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction  
Continuous drive Yes (1.5 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
Exposure compensation 2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal  
Storage included 70 MB  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 280  
Weight (inc. batteries) 112 g (0.25 lb / 3.95 oz)  
Dimensions 98 x 57 x 21 mm (3.86 x 2.24 x .83")  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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