At A Glance

For a bargain-bin camera, the Lumix DMC-LS85 offers nice stabilization, good images, a Leica lens, and great scene modes.

Manufacturer’s Description

Lumix DMC-LS85 8.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with iA mode, Intelligent LCD, and motion image recording with sound. The brightness of the LS85's high-resolution LCD automatically adjusts in nine steps to match the brightness of your surroundings.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 8.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 8 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer Part Number DMCLS85S
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-LS85 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Lumix DMC-LS85 8.1 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera with iA mode, Intelligent LCD, and motion image recording with sound. The brightness of the LS85's high-resolution LCD automatically adjusts in nine steps to match the brightness of your surroundings.

Product Model DMC-LS85
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3264 x 2448
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-LS85 Digital Camera
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • AV Cable
  • USB Connection Cable
  • Hand Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.5"
    Width 3.9"
    Depth 1.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.48 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 848 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Superior
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 54.4
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 58.2
    Number of Shots 280.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 152.5
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 71.6
    Image Quality, Exposure 57.0
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 45.0
    Number of Batteries 2
    Image Quality, Overall 55.4
    Image Quality, Color 63.0