Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18
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Overview
TypeBridge digital camera
Lens
Lens28-504 mm (18x optical zoom) F2.8-F4.2
Sensor/medium
Sensor1/2.5" CCD
Maximum resolution3264×2448 (8.1 megapixels)
ASA/ISO rangeISO 100-1600
StorageSD, SDHC, MultiMediaCard, internal
Focusing
Focus modesAutomatic or Manual
Focus bracketing±2.0 EV in ⅓ EV steps
Exposure/metering
Exposure modesManual, Program, Automatic, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority
Metering modesIntelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Flash
FlashBuilt-in pop up; Range: 0.3 - 4 meters
Flash bracketing±2.0 EV in ⅓ EV steps
Shutter
Shutter speed range60-1/2000 sec
Continuous shooting3.0
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF 0.44 in color LCD (188,000 pixels) or 2.5 in color LCD (230,000 pixels)
Image processing
Custom WBcustom modes
General
BatteryLi-Ion 7.2 V, 710 mAh
Weight15.6 ounces (360 g)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 is a superzoom bridge digital camera that features:

  • 8.1 megapixel resolution
  • Fast f/2.8 Leica-branded zoom lens with super 18x zoom range
  • Mega O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) in the lens, reducing blurring by compensating for hand shake
  • Intelligent ISO Control
  • 4x Digital Zoom
  • Multiple modes of operation, including manual modes
  • Optional Raw image format
  • VGA movie mode in both normal and wide aspect ratio
  • Compact size and light weight

As with most Panasonic Lumix cameras it uses a Venus Engine, in this case the Venus Engine III.

The camera has a 2.5" color LCD display and a color electronic viewfinder, and is available in two colors, black (suffix K) and silver (suffix S).

The DMC-FZ18 became available in the United States in July 2007. The successor to the FZ18 is the FZ28.

The range of digital superzoom cameras also include models like the Nikon Coolpix P90.

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Preceded by
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18
July 2007 - July 2008
Succeeded by
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28