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Number of Effective Pixels
Approximately 10.1 megapixels
Image Sensor
1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total Pixels:10.34 million
File Format
  • Still Images:JPEG (Exif Version 2.2), DCF 1.0 standard, DPOF compliant
  • Movies:MOV format, H.264/AVC, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
  • Audio (Voice Recording):WAV format (monaural)
Built-in Flash Memory
(Image Area)
Recording Media
SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card / MultiMediaCard / MultiMediaCardplus compatible
Number of Recorded Pixels
  • Still Images:3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432 (3:2), 3648 x 2048 (16:9), 3072 x 2304, 2304 x 1728, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
  • Movies:848 × 480 (UHQ Wide/HQ Wide), 640 × 480 (UHQ/HQ/Normal), 320 × 240 (LP)
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Size)
Still Images:Built-in Flash Memory:Approx. 1 shot (Fine) / 3 shots (Normal) / 5 shots (Economy)
SD Memory Card 1GB*:Approx. 151 shots (Fine) / 286 shots (Normal) / 426 shots (Economy)
Movies:Recording Time:Maximum Recording Time per File : 10 minutes
Built-in Flash Memory:Approx. 11 seconds
SD Memory Card 1GB*:Approx. 18 minutes 52 seconds
*. When using Panasonic (Matsushita) Pro High Speed 1GB SD Memory Card.
Operating Speed
Power on to First Shot*1*2:Approx. 1.3 seconds
Shutter Release Time Lag*1*2:Approx. 0.008 second
Image Playback:Approx. 0.1 second/image
Shot to Shot Time*2*3:Approx. 2.7 seconds
Normal Speed Continuous Shutter*3:Approx. 1.9 second intervals
High-speed Continuous Shutter*4:Maximum is 4 frames per second
Flash Continuous Shutter:Maximum is 3 frames per second
*1. When using built-in memory.
*2. With built-in flash off.
*3. When set at maximum image size and normal image quality.
*4. Image is fixed at 1600x1200 pixels and normal image quality.
  • Construction:7 lenses in 6 groups, including aspherical lens
  • F-number:F2.6 (W) to 5.8 (T)
  • Focal Length:f= 4.9 to 19.6mm
  • 35mm film equivalent:Approx. 28 to 112mm
Zoom Ratio
  • Optical Zoom:4X
  • Digital Zoom:4X (16X in combination with optical zoom)
  • Focus Type:Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Focus Modes:Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
  • AF Area:Spot, Multi or Tracking
  • AF Assist Lamp:YES
Focus Range
(From Lens Surface)
  • Auto Focus:Approx. 40cm to ∞ (W)
  • Macro:Approx. 10cm to 50cm (W)
  • Infinity Mode:∞ (W)
  • Manual Focus:Approx. 10cm to ∞ (W)
*. Range is affected by optical zoom.
  • Exposure Metering:Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
  • Exposure Control:Program AE
  • Exposure Compensation:-2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type
  • CCD electronic shutter, mechanical shutter
  • Shutter Speed*:Auto:1/2 to 1/1000 second
  • Night Scene (BEST SHOT):4 to 1/1000 second
*. Shutter speed range may be different depending on the BEST SHOT scene.
F2.6 (W) to F7.0 (W)*2, auto switching
*1. Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.
*2. F7.0 is the aperture when an ND filter is being used.
White Balance
Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB
ISO Sensitivity
(SOS/REI)*:Still Images Auto, ISO50, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600
*. SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity. REI: Recommended Exposure Index.
Other Recording Functions
  • BEST SHOT:39 scenes
  • YouTube™ Capture Mode:YES
  • Face Detection:YES
  • Auto Shutter:YES
  • Voice Recording:YES
10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash
Flash Modes:Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range:To be advised
Monitor Screen
2.7-inch wide TFT color LCD (Super Clear LCD), 230,160 dots (959×240)
Timekeeping Functions
  • Date and Time:Recorded with image data
  • On-image Time Stamp Function:Yes
  • Auto Calendar:To 2049
  • World Time:162 cities in 32 time zones, city name, date, time, summer time
External Connection Terminals
USB/AV port
USB:Hi-Speed USB
Power Requirements
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) x 1
Battery Life
Number of Shots*:Approx. 400 still images (CIPA Standards)
Continuous Playback:Approx 5 hr. 50 min. (still images)
Continuous Recording:Approx. 10 hr. 50 min. (voice recording)
*. Auto Mode, standard brightness monitor setting.
(excluding projections):93.0 (W) x 55.0 (H) x 21.2 (D)mm Thinnest Part: 19.2mm
(excluding battery and accessories):Approx. 111g
Bundled Accessories
Rechargeable lithium ion battery, Lithium ion battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM

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