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Number of Effective Pixels
Approximately 12.1 megapixels
Image Sensor
1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total Pixels:12.39 million
File Format
  • Still Images:JPEG (Exif Version 2.2, DCF 1.0 standard, DPOF compliant)
  • Movies:AVI format, Motion JPEG, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
  • Audio (Voice Recording):WAV format (monaural)
Built-in Flash Memory
(Image Area)
*. Built-in memory capacity after formatting.
Recording Media
SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card*
*. Compatible with Eye-Fi Card, an SD memory card-type wireless LAN.
Number of Recorded Pixels
  • Still Images:12M (4000 x 3000), 3:2 (4000 x 2656), 16:9 (4000 x 2240), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2560 x 1920), 3M (2048 x 1536), VGA (640 x 480)
  • Movies:HD: 1280 x 720 (24 fps) / STD: 640 x 480 (30 fps) / LP: 320 x 240 (15 fps)
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Size)
Still Images(JPEG):SD Memory Card 1GB*:Approx. 122 shots (Fine) / 234 shots (Normal) / 350 shots (Economy)
Movies:Recording Time:Maximum Recording Time per File: 10 min.
SD Memory Card 1GB*:Approx. 5 min. 27 seconds (HD)
*. When using Panasonic Pro High Speed 1GB SD Memory Card.
Operating Speed
High-speed Continuous Shutter:Approx. 10 frames per second at 1280 x 960 pixels(Up to 20 shots), Approx. 4 frames per second at 1600 x 1200 pixels(Up to 8 shots)
Flash Continuous Shutter:Approx. 3 frames per second at 1600 x 1200 pixels (Up to 3 shots)
  • Construction:7 lenses in 6 groups, including aspherical lens
  • F-number:F2.6 (W) to F5.8 (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)
  • HD Zoom:25.0X (image size: 640 x 480 pixels)
  • Focus Type:Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Focus Modes:Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
  • AF Area:Intelligent, Spot, Multi or Tracking
  • AF Assist Lamp:Yes
Focus Range
(From Lens Surface)
  • Auto Focus:Approx. 10cm to infinity (W)
  • Macro:Approx. 10cm to 50cm
  • Infinity Mode:Infinity (W)
  • Manual Focus:Approx. 10cm to infinity (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:4 to 1/1000 second
*. May differ according to camera settings.
F2.6 (W) to F7.0 (W)*
*1. Range is affected by optical zoom.
*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, ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200
*. SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity. REI:Recommended Exposure Index.
Other Recording Functions
  • Image Stabilization Mechanism:CCD-shift image stabilization
  • Make-up Shot:Yes(12-level steps)
  • Landscape Mode:Yes(Vivid Landscape: 2-level steps / Mist Removal: 2-level steps)
  • Handheld Night Scene:Yes
  • Lighting Function:Yes
  • BEST SHOT:Yes:39 scenes
  • Dynamic Photo:Yes
  • Multe-motion Image*:Yes
  • YouTube™ Capture Mode:Yes
  • Voice Recording:Yes
  • Face Detection:Yes
  • Auto Shutter:Yes
*. Image size 2048 x 1536 pixels.
10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash
Flash Modes:Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range*:Approx. 0.1 to 4.5m (W), approx. 0.5 to 2.0m (T)
*. Range is affected by optical zoom.
Monitor Screen
3.0-inch TFT color LCD (Super Clear LCD), 230,400 dots (960 x 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*(CIPA Standards):Approx. 550 still images
Continuous Playback(Still Images):Approx. 9 hr.
Continuous Recording(Voice Recording):Approx. 13 hr.
*. Auto Mode, standard brightness monitor setting.
96.9 (W) x 57.6 (H) x 21.4 (D)mm, Thinnest part: 19.5mm
Approx. 130g(Excluding Battery and Accessories)
Bundled Accessories
Rechargeable lithium ion battery, lithium ion battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM

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