At A Glance

Not a replacement for your SLR, but a classy little camera that can handle a lot.

Manufacturer’s Description

New! Lumix 10.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with 3.0" Diagonal Touch-Screen LCD, 25mm Wide-Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, Intelligent Auto Mode and HD Output.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Touchscreen Yes
Effective Camera Resolution 10.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer Part Number DMC-FX500S
UPC Code 037988987818
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-FX500 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

New! Lumix 10.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with 3.0" Diagonal Touch-Screen LCD, 25mm Wide-Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, Intelligent Auto Mode and HD Output.

Product Model DMC-FX500
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Lens
Optical Zoom 5.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 8
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 3.94
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-FX500 Digital Camera
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Carrying Case
  • AC, AV & USB Cables
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Stylus
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.3"
    Width 3.7"
    Depth 0.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 5.47 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Fair
    Color Poor
    Sharpness Very Good
    Distortion Superior
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 49.5
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 53.7
    Number of Shots 240.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 130.5
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 66.4
    Image Quality, Exposure 52.4
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 50.5
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 40.6
    Image Quality, Color 51.5