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