16.1 mega pixel CCD sensor of size 1/2.33
Lumix DC Vario lens with 6 elements arranged in 5 groups
Focal length range of 4.3-21.5mm (equivalent to 24-120mm)
720p HD videos with mono sound
ISO range of 100-1600 (expandable to 6400)
Intelligent Auto mode
AC/USB battery charging
Lumix XS1 Super Slim Digital Camera
Lumix XS1 super slim digital camera can be customized into any color and design pattern you wish, complimenting your personality. Built around a 1/2.33 CCD sensor producing an effective 16.1 megapixel the camera has a built-in lens that offers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 24-120mm. Among the other features the camera has a 720p HD video option, a ISO range of 100-1600 (expandable to 6400) and a 2.7 LCD screen with a 230,000 dots resolution.
The razor thin Panasonic DMC-XS1 compact camera is small enough to fit in your pocket, with creative controls to personalize your pictures. Achieve high quality pictures and video from a super slim stylish camera. The 5x optical zoom and 24mm ultra wide-angle lens give you the versatility to shoot near and far making it great for travel. You can express yourself easier than ever with 13 in-camera creative effects and shoot amazing HD video making this the perfect pocket-able camera.
Compact and Slim Pocket-Able Camera
The Worlds Slimmest Body*
The DMC-XS1 boasts the worlds slimmest body*profile, thanks to Panasonics advanced optical design and development technology, and an eye-catching two-colored design. Photo and video data are recorded in ultra-small microSD/SDHC Memory Cards, the same cards accepted by most major smartphones.
*For a digital camera with optical 5x retractable zoom lens and Optical Image Stabilizer as of January 7, 2013.
5X Wide-Angle Optically Stabilized Zoom
24mm Ultra Wide-Angle Lens
The DMC-XS1 features a 24mm ultra wide-angle lens* with a 5x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 24-120mm) in a razor thin body. The 24mm ultra wide-angle lens gives you a wider range of composition possibilities with approximately 213% larger viewing space compared to that of a 35mm camera.
*Converted to standard 35mm camera equivalent at the wide-end.
8x Intelligent Zoom
When you need to get even closer to your subject, the Intelligent Zoom is an extensive zoom function that uses digital zoom technology with minimum deterioration of image quality. The 5x optical zoom can virtually extend to an 8x zoom equivalent.
MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
The MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) compensates for hand-shake that causes blurred photos. Even slight hand-shake movement is accurately detected and compensated for to produce sharp, clear images.
Dimly Lit Rooms
Macro Shots / Zoom Shots
Create Amazing Photos With 13 In-Camera Creative Effects
Creative Control/Creative Retouch
Panasonic is ready to take the ordinary and make it extraordinary by fueling your creativity with the Creative Control feature (in the recording mode) and the Creative Retouch feature (in the playback mode). These features take simple or complicated scenes and make them easy to capture in a great photo. Simply set the camera to match your scene and it uses sophisticated presets to optimize the camera settings resulting in photos youll be proud of.
Panorama Mode makes it possible to shoot a 360-degree horizontal/vertical panoramic image with consecutive shots, by overlaying the previous picture. The multiple images are stitched together to create one single wide image capturing your scene. Panasonic has developed the industrys first Creative Panorama functions. Discover 11 filter effects that will take your panorama images to the next level with creative and dramatic results.
iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. Simply aim, press, and shoot. The detection and correction functions go to work to give you beautiful photos and videos*.
*The applicable iA Mode functions vary with photos and videos.
HD Video Capture
720p HD Video Recording
The DMC-XS1 records HD video in Motion JPEG format (1,280 x 720 pixels at 30 fps). Video recording can be easily started with the press of the Motion Picture Button making it convenient for switching between photo and video shooting instantly.
QuickTime Motion JPEG. Some lens movement sounds may be recorded. In Motion Picture Mode, the length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. (Up to the equivalent of 2 GB per video recording.) Motion pictures can be recorded continuously up to 2 GB. The maximum available recording time for up to 2 GB only is displayed on the screen. Use a card with SD Speed Class*with Class 6 or higher when recording motion images. SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.) SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C,LLC.
*SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.
Sonic Speed AF
The DMC-XS1 is ready to shoot when you are. With its quick start-up time and Sonic Speed AF, the DMC-XS1 helps you to never miss a moment.
AC / USB Battery Charging
The DMC-XS1 complies with USB power charging in addition to the conventional AC power supply. The efficient, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets you take approximately 260 shots on a single battery charge*.
*Based on the CIPA standard.
State-Of-The-Art Features And Technologies
The Intelligent LCD automatically adjusts the brightness in 11 steps according to shooting conditions.
In addition to 4:3, 3:2, and 16:9, you can shoot with a unique, square-shaped 1:1 aspect ratio.
A total of 14 Scene Modes set the most appropriate parameter in wide-ranging situations.
The 90MB built-in memory provides extra memory when your memory card fills up.
The PHOTOfunSTUDIO smartly sorts your images into practical folders for quick, easy management.
Focus Range Display
World Time Setting
Slideshow with Music
12/30 Thumbnails Display
DPOF Print Setting
Dimensions (W x H x D)
93.8 x 53.5 x 17.6 mm / (3.69 x 2.11 x 0.69 inch)
Approx. 88g without Battery and micro SD Memory Card (0.19 lb) / Approx. 103g with Battery and microSD Memory Card (0.23 lb)
Camera Effective Pixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
1/2.33-inch CCD Sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
null / LUMIX DC VARIO / 6 elements in 5 groups / (3 Aspherical Lenses / 5 Aspherical surfaces)
F2.8 - 6.9 / 2-Step (F2.8 / 9.0 (W), F6.9 / 22.0 (T))
f=4.3 - 21.5mm (24 - 120mm in 35mm equiv.) / (26 - 130mm in 35mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)
6.3x (4:3 / 10M), 9.0x (4:3 / 5M), 11.3x (4:3 / under 3M)
2- Speed Zoom
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction
MEGA O.I.S. (Off / On) / No
Digital Zoom 1
null / Normal / Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF(only for motion picture)
Normal / Intelligent AUTO : Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp
Face / 9-Area / 1-Area
approx. 8 - 1/1600 sec / 15 sec / 30 sec / 60 sec in Starry Sky mode
Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3) / Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Mode Dial / Mode Button
Intelligent Auto, Normal Picture, Creative Control, Panorama Shot, SCN
Creative Control mode
Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, One Point Color
Still Image Scene Mode
Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery,Food, Baby1(Birthday only), Baby2(Birthday only), / Pet(Birthday only), Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame, Starry Sky
Continuous Shooting Mode
Full-Resolution Image, approx. 1.0 frames/sec / High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 10 frames/sec / (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1) / Flash burst shooting
Motion Picture Recording (*2)
1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps (HD / Motion JPEG)
640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (VGA / Motion JPEG) / 320 x 240 pixels, 30fps (QVGA / Motion JPEG)
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing
i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Still Picture Recording
[1:1] 3456x3456 (12M) / [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3648x2736 (10M EZ) / 2560X1920 (5M EZ) / 2048X1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M) / [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M)
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Photo Style / Film Mode
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color
Color Mode : Standard, Black&White, Sepia, Vivid (Normal only), Happy (only in iA mode)
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
Zoom in Motion Picture
2sec / 10sec
Playback Mode 2
All, Slideshow, Filtering Playback (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorites), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback
Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image
Yes / No
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection
Yes / Yes
Creative Retouch / Auto Retouch
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling
Yes / No / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp
Yes / No / No
Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
LCD Monitor 3
2.7"(6.7cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots) / Field of View : approx. 100%
Built- in- Flash
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, / 0.4 - 4.4m (Wide/i.ISO) / 1.0 - 1.7m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Built-in Memory, micro SD Memory Card, micro SDHC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory
Approx. 90 MB
Microphone / Speaker
Mono / Mono
null / Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V / 690mAh / 2.5Wh) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC)(Included, connect with USB cable)
Battery life (approx.)
260 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 LE / Adobe Reader
Battery Pack, AC adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM
*1 / Recording conditions by CIPA standard / - CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. / - Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. / - Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). / - Using the supplied battery. / - Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) / - Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. / - Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. / - Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases. / *2 / - These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH. / - The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. / - Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc. / - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [AVCHD] in [FHD/60p]/[FHD/60i] is 29 minutes 59 seconds. / - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.