Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 Review

Overall Score

40

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F3.9-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 108 x 58 x 24 mm, 193g.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 Overview


First introduced in November, 2011, Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Panasonic 3D1 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1

Sensor resolution of Panasonic 3D1 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Panasonic 3D1 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Panasonic 3D1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
23 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
3.9 Lens at Wide
193g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1300s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1300s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.7
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 has an Overall Score of 40/100 and ranked #391 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #775 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Panasonic 3D1 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
41
Value for money score
56
Portability score
96
Overall score
40
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Panasonic 3D1


Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 weighs 193g and has external dimensions of 108 x 58 x 24mm (4.25 x 2.28 x 0.94"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Panasonic 3D1 is 18 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic 3D1
193g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Panasonic 3D1
24mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 with the dimensions:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Lumix DMC-3D1 Dimensions Lumix DMC-3D1
Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Fujifilm Real 3D W3 230 g 193 g 124 x 66 x 28 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 193 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 193 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 193 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 193 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 193 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 193 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 193 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 108 x 58 x 24 mm

Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1


General
Brand Panasonic
Model Lumix DMC-3D1
Announced November, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 193 g
Physical Dimensions 108 x 58 x 24 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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