Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3 reviews and prices: Compact camera

38 customer reviews

+ This digital camera scores high on ease of use. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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9.1 out of 10 based on 38 reviews.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3: 14.5 MP (Megapixels), 4x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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grace, chepstow Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
easy to use,lightweight ,good definition
Bad points:
None as yet
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 31 Jan 2012

Janette, Harlow Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very easy to use.
Bad points:
only has 4x zoom
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Jul 2012

Annabel, Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Brilliant Camera, Great Value for money. Good pictures taken with it at the olympics
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Jul 2012

Tom, Brighton Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Scene modes are effective, light, small, fast to turn off and take a picture on the fly. great looks. Form and Function both in balance
Bad points:
made of plastic but at this price you can't argue. a little difficult to hold sometimes.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Feb 2012

Pat, Baldock Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Love it's , simplicity and colour
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Dec 2011

Robert, Cheadle Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Price
Bad points:
Was really surprised that the camera DIDN'T come with a sim card had to buy that separately.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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0 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Jan 2012

Charlotte, Milton Keynes Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Really good zoom
Very easy to use
Very clear images
Looks good
Bad points:
None that I have yet
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Aug 2012

This Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3 is reviewed on Expert Reviews

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 4
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Media format SDHC Card
Media format SD Card
PictBridge Yes
Weight (g) 117
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/8
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
In-built memory (Megabytes) 70
Release date 2011-02-22
Serial Shot Mode No
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 112
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 28

Also known as: Panasonic S3, Lumix DMC-S3, Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3EB-KA, Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3EB-WA, Panasonic Lumix DMC S3, Panasonic Lumix DMC, Panasonic LUMIX S3

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Manufacturer's Description

Discover how easy taking photos can be with the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-S3 Compact Digital Camera! Exceptionally simple to operate, yet bursting with smart features, this white 14.1 mp camera is a great choice for newcomers to digital cameras.

Within the smooth lines of the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-S3 Compact Digital Camera lies decidedly sharp technology to ensure you get great pictures every time. The fun starts with the 4x optical zoom lens, allowing you to shoot scenic landscapes and close-up portraits with equal ease. The lens also boasts Panasonic’s optical image stabilisation – MEGA O.I.S. – to make your photos tack-sharp in trying conditions where camera shake might otherwise blur your image.

Some moments are best captured in motion, so the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-S3 Compact Digital Camera also lets you shoot High Definition video at the drop of a hat. What’s more, the included software guides you clearly through the process of sharing your movies online on sites such as YouTube and Facebook.

You’ll also find the 2.7-inch screen on the rear of the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-S3 makes a great photo and video viewer while out and about. Show off your best efforts by simply handing your camera to a friend!

For stylish and fuss-free photography, you simply can’t go wrong with the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-S3 Compact Digital Camera.


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