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Number of Effective Pixels
Approximately 14.1 megapixels
Image Sensor
1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total pixels:14.48 megapixels
File Format
  • Still Images:JPEG (Exif Version 2.3, DCF 2.0 standard, DPOF)
  • Movies:AVI format, Motion JPEG, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
  • Audio (Voice Recording):WAV (monaural)
Built-in Flash Memory
(Image Area)
* Built-in memory capacity after formatting.
Recording Media
SDHC Memory Card and SD Memory Card * compatible
* Compatible with Eye-Fi Card, an SD memory card-type wireless LAN. Use of an Eye-Fi X2 card is not recommended.
Number of Recorded Pixels
  • Still Images:14M(4,320 x 3,240), 3:2(4,320 x 2,880), 16:9(4,320 x 2,432), 10M(3,648 x 2,736), 6M(2,816 x 2,112), 3M(2,048 x 1,536), VGA(640 x 480)
  • Movies:HD: 1280 x 720 (20fps), STD: 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Size)
Still Images(Fine/Normal):SD Memory Card 1GB *1 :Approx. 103 shots (Fine) / 199 shots (Normal)
Movies:Recording Time:Maximum Recording Time per File: 29 min. *2
SD Memory Card 1GB *1 :Approx. 7 min. 14 seconds (HD)
*1 When using Panasonic Pro High Speed 1GB SD Memory Card.
*2 Within limits of memory and battery life.
Operating Speed
High-speed Continuous Shutter:Approx. 10 frames/second at 1280 x 960 pixels(up to 20 shots),Approx. 4 frames/second at 1600 x 1200 pixels(up to 8 shots)
Flash Continuous Shutter:Approx. 3 frames/second at 1600 x 1200 pixels(up to 3 shots)
  • Construction:6 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens
  • F-number:F3.2 (W) to F5.9 (T)
  • Focal Length:f = 4.9 to 19.6mm
    35mm Film Equivalent:Approx. 27 to 108mm
Zoom Ratio
  • Optical zoom:4X
  • Single SR Zoom:6X
  • maximum digital zoom:63.8X(in combination with HD Zoom,VGA size)
  • Focus Type:Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Focus Modes:Auto Focus, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
  • AF Area:IntelligentAF, SpotAF, MultiAF, TrackingAF
  • AF Assist Lamp:N.A.
Focus Range
(From Lens Surface)
  • Auto Focus:Approx. 20cm to infinity (W)
  • Macro:Approx. 8cm to 50cm (First step widest setting)
  • Super Macro:Approx. 8cm to 50cm
  • Infinity Mode:Infinity
  • Manual Focus:Approx. 20cm to infinity (W)
* Range is affected by optical zoom.
  • Exposure Metering:Multi-pattern, (center weighted for some BEST SHOT scenes) by CCD
  • Exposure Control:Program AE
  • Exposure Compensation:-2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type
  • CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter
  • Shutter Speed * :Auto:1/2 to 1/2000 second
    Night Scene:4 to 1/2000 second
* May differ according to camera settings.
F3.2 (W) to F8.0 (W) *1
* Range is affected by optical zoom.
*1 F8.0 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, ISO3200
* SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity; REI: Recommended Exposure Index.
Other Recording Functions
  • Image Stabilization Mechanism:CCD-shift image stabilization
  • Premium Auto:Yes
  • Single SR Quality:Yes
  • Make-Up Mode:Yes(12-Level steps)
  • Landscape Effect:Yes(Vivid Landscape: 2-level steps, Mist Removal: 2-level steps)
  • BEST SHOT:Yes: 35 scenes
    Dynamic Photo:Yes
    Art Shot:Oil painting, crayon, Water Color
    Multe-motion Image:Yes
    YouTube™ Capture Mode:Yes
    Voice Recording:Yes
  • Face Detection:Yes
  • Auto Shutter: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:Approx. 0.2 to 4.2m(W),Approx. 0.4 to 2.4m(T)
* Range is affected by optical zoom.
Monitor Screen
2.7-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 port (Hi-Speed USB compatible: Mass Storage / Full-Speed USB compatible: PTP) / AV output terminal (NTSC/PAL)
Power Requirements
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-80)
Battery Life
Number of Shots(CIPA * Standards):Approx. 280
Continuous Playback (Still Images):Approx 4 hr. 30 min.
Continuous Voice Recording Time:Approx 4 hr. 30 min.
* When LCD monitor is set to standard brightness.
(CIPA Standards):91.0 (W) x 52.3 (H) x 19.5 (D) mm
(CIPA Standards):Approx. 124g (including battery and memory card * ) / Approx. 103g (excluding battery and memory card)
* When using Panasonic Pro High Speed 1GB SD Memory Card.
Bundled Accessories
Rechargeable lithium ion battery, lithium ion battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM

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