Panasonic LUMIX DMC-3D1

77
Global
Score
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 shoots good images and video in both 2D and 3D, but you can get better 2D shots, along with full HD video, from cheaper point-and-shoots. If you're really sold on 3D photography, and are prepared to spend close to $500 to get those stereo shots, the 3D1 will do the job. Just be prepared to buy a 3DTV as well, since you won't be able to view your photos in 3D on the DMC-3D1's 2D LCD. Otherwise, stick with a good 2D compact, like the gdgt-recommended Canon PowerShot S100, which is available for under $400.

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Breakdown

Video quality
7.3
Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.0
Image quality
7.5
Design and form factor
7.3
Battery life
5.0
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
Sensor size
Other
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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Specs

LUMIX

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12.1 megapixels
Sensor size
Other
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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