The LUMIX DMC-SZ3 incorporates a 10x optical zoom LEICA DC lens in a slim, stylish profile. A variety of special effects that add fun to the shooting experience are integrated including Creative Control, Creative Retouch, Creative Panorama and Beauty Retouch.
The DMC-SZ3 boasts a powerful 10x optical zoom lens*. This gives you highly natural expressions from people and animals that you can't get close to. And its slim, stylish body can easily go wherever you go － for both everyday snapshots and traveling.
* 35mm camera equivalent: 25-250mm.
LUMIX lets you apply artistic effects to panoramic images. You can
choose from various effects to create a dynamic vertical / horizontal
panoramic image with a unique touch just by swiveling the camera.
Beauty Retouch Mode
Make-up your face virtually. The Beauty Retouch Mode makes it possible
to virtually make up the human faces to look them nicer.
Sonic Speed AF
The DMC-SZ3 boasts the quick start-up time. Together
with the Sonic Speed AF, the DMC-SZ3 never misses the
most fleeting shooting opportunities.
(Optical Image Stabilizer)
The MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) compensates for the blurring caused by hand-shake. Even slight hand-shake movement is accurately detected by a sampling frequency of 4,000 times per second, and compensated to produce sharp, clear images.
Creative Control /
The Creative Control (in the recording
mode) and the Creative Retouch (in the
playback mode) give you the expressive
power to turn ordinary situations into
highly special scenes.
720p HD Video Recording
You can record HD video in Motion JPEG format (1,280 x
720 pixels at 24 fps). Recording motion image can be
started with a press of an independent motion picture
button, which is extremely convenient for you to switch
photo / video shooting instantly.
iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. You just press, aim and shoot. The detection and correction functions go to work to give you beautiful photos and videos* with maximum ease.
* The applicable iA Mode functions vary with photos and videos.
AC / USB Battery Charging
The DMC-SZ3 complies with USB power charging in
addition to the conventional AC power supply. The
energy - saving Venus Engine and the efficient,
rechargeable lithium-ion battery let you take approx. 250
shots on a single battery charge*.
Creative Panorama Function
LUMIX's new "Creative Panorama" function creates a single panorama picture by stitching multiple still pictures taken in rapid succession and applying artistic filter effect on it.