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Comparison of Olympus FE-130 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2 [S]ave

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2

Olympus FE-130
ModelPanasonic Lumix DMC-LS2Olympus FE-130
Manufacturer url
Model numberDMC-LS2FE-130
Camera formatCompactCompact
Release year (year)20062006
Tripod mount+-
Length (mm)11196
Width (mm)3126
Height (mm)5463
Weight (g)138130
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCCDCCD
Effective megapixels (MP)55.1
Sensor format1/2.5 inch1/2.5 inch
Sensor area (mm²)24.7124.71
Sensor width (mm)5.765.76
Sensor height (mm)4.294.29
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)2.252.22
Aspect ratio4:34:3
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1280 x 960(1.2 mp 4:3)
  • 1600 x 1200(1.9 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2560 x 1920(4.9 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.2)
  • jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)2.7-
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 320x240
  • 160x120
  • 320x240
Image Storage
Movie file format-QuickTime MotionJPEG
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video+-
Lens and Optics
LensLumix DC VarioOlympus Lens
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)35.00 - 105.0038.00 - 114.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)4.009.00
Zoom ratio (x)33
Aperture range (f)0.10 - 0.360.17 - 0.32
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)5060
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 4
  • 4
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus type1, 3 or 5 point; spotCCD Contrast Detection
Auto focus assist light--
Manual focus--
Focus peaking--
Eye-level viewfinder--
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)22
Rear display resolution (dots)86,00085,000
Articulating screen--
Max playback zoom (x)1610
Iso settingsAuto, 80, 100, 200, 400Auto (64 - 320), 800* (Digital Image Stabilization mode)
Auto iso mode--
White balance settings
  • auto / daylight / cloudy / halogen / white set
  • auto
Shutter speed range (s)1/2000 - 81/2000 - 4
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesIntelligent multipleDigital ESP multi-pattern
Program auto exposure--
Aperture priority--
Shutter priority--
Full manual exposure--
Creative exposure modes-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Night Scene +Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 10
  • 12
Time lapse (intervalometer)--
High resolution composite--
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • auto
  • auto/red-eye reduction
  • forced on/off
  • slow sync./red-eye reduction
  • auto
  • fill
  • off
  • red-eye reduction
Flash range description-Wide: 0.7ft (0.2m)- 6.6ft. (3.3m) Tele: 2.0ft (0.6m)- 10.8ft. (2.0m)
Usable memory types
  • s
  • x
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support--
Included memory (MB)022
Included memory type-built-in memory
Built-in wi-fi--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 1.1
  • usb 2.0 full (low) speed
Pictbridge compliant++
Dpof compliant++
Remote control--
Connections (extended)
  • dc input
  • dc in
  • imagelink
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)1.55-
Camera penalizes early shutter press+-
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)2.7-
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)3-
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.81-
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.8-
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.52-
Shutter lag (notes)Shutter lag for some additional AF modes:1-Area, full AF Wide = 0.73s1-Area, full AF Tele = 0.79s1-Area-
Startup time (s)3-
Play -> record time (s)1.5-
Flash cycle time, full power (s)8-
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)400-
Battery form factor2 x AA2 x AA
Usable battery types
  • nimh rechargeable
  • oxyride / alkaline disposable
  • alkaline disposable
Batteries included2 x AA Oxyride disposable2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)--
Included software
  • arcsoft photobase
  • arcsoft photoimpression
  • sd viewer for dsc
  • usb driver
  • olympus master software and advanced manual
Os compatibility
  • mac os
  • windows
Notes and features-"Digital Image Stabilization" mode increases ISO sensitivity to 800, allowing for faster shutter speeds.

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