I emailed Panasonic\lumix twice asking them if there could be a reason for the poor battery life and asking them to recommend batteries but never got an answer
I also have been having difficulty in download a manual, lost mine someplace. Again emailed them, no reply, trying to download ... Read review
"Bought this camera to replace a broken Advent MP8
The camera came in a box containing the camera, a wrist band, 2 AA Duracell batteries and a 1GB SD memory card, but no camera case. You also get an AV lead, USB lead and a CD with software
My camera is in silver measuring 9 x 6 and is just 3 cms thick. Other colours are available I think pink and black.
It has 8 megapixel lens with a 3x optical zoom lens and Mega O.I.S. optical stabilization which ..."
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i see none considering the class of products it's in
"Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80 is a fine camera for those who like to take good and quick pictures at any hour, considering the size and weight of it. It is not difficult to use, giving the possibility to handle in any situation.
Its settings offer the possibility to take good quality pictures, resembling the pictures taken with a professional camera.
I am very satisfied with this product because it suites my needs very well.
I can guarantee for the ..."
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Product Information for "Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80EB-P" »
Manufacturer's product description
Panasonic is pleased to introduce a Lumix digital camera 8.1-Megapixe DMC-LS80 that combines easy-to-use advanced functions and AA-battery operation convenience. Developed superb Lumix DC VARIO lens system with 3x optical zoom (equivalent to 33-100mm on a 35mm film camera) fits in its compact body and renders clear image to edges.DMC-LS80's super-easy operation is a comprehensive intelligent mode that combines four distinct features aimed at making it easy to capture perfect images. Mega O.I.S., intelligent ISO control, auto macro mode and Quick AF system. These entire functions act automatically, so you enjoy effortless, trouble-free shooting in any situation, comes with capturing beautiful photos.DMC-LS80 further offers a range of features that enhance usability and add convenience. The Intelligent LCD function which comes with the 230,000-dot high resolution monitor detects lighting condition and controls brightness level of the LCD in 12 fine steps, to offer the display with best appropriate clarity in any situations.
ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO auto (1600-6400)
Portrait mode, party/indoor, night portrait, self-portrait, PET, scenery, food, fireworks, night scene, sports mode, sunset, candle, beach, snow, high sensitivity, starry sky, soft skin, baby1, baby2, aerial photo, hi-speed burst
Cool, Warm, Black & White, Sepia, Vivid
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Cloudy, daylight, halogen, shade
Max Shutter Speed
Min Shutter Speed
±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing
3 steps in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
Leica 3 x zoom lens - 5.5 - 16.5 mm - f/2.8-5.1
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
33 - 100mm
Min Focus Distance
Macro Focus Range
5 groups / 6 elements
Built-in lens shield, aspherical lens
Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Effective Flash Range
0.6 m - 6.3 m
Continuous Shooting Speed
2.5 frames per second
Self Timer Delay
10 sec, 2sec
Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, built-in speaker, backlight compensation, RGB primary colour filter, DPOF support, display brightness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, cropping an image, resizing an image, 16:9 widescreen mode, built-in help guide
2.5" LCD display
1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video output ¦ 1 x DC power input
Memory Card Slot
Drivers & Utilities, Apple QuickTime, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, Adobe Reader, Photo Fun Studio, ArcSoft MediaImpression
Certified for Windows Vista
Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
Carrying strap, USB cable, audio / video cable
2 x AA alkaline battery ( included ) ¦ 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )
Memory / storage
Memory Card Slot
Supported Memory Cards
MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
JPEG 3264 x 2448 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 2176 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 1840 ¦ JPEG 2560 x 1920 ¦ JPEG 2560 x 1712 ¦ JPEG 2560 x 1440 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1360 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1200 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480
QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps ¦ QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 10 fps ¦ QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 10 fps ¦ QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 10 fps