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20x Optical Zoom in a Pocket-size Body
The slim, pocket-size SZ45 includes a powerful 20x optical zoom lens to bring people, pets and scenery in close for clear, natural images.
Have Fun with Hands-free Selfies
Panasonic Wink-Activated selfie feature with a unique flip up LCD for fun hands-free selfies.
Unwire Your Creativity with Wi-Fi
Easy Connection - Connect the camera to your smartphone / tablet by displaying the QR code on the camera screen.
Beautiful Photo Playback with Approx. 1,040k-dot LCD
A large 3.0-inch, approximately 1,040k-dot LCD instantly provides clear visibility for shooting and playback in any conditions. And makes it easy to view and share images with family and friends.
Beauty Modes for More Beautiful Selfies
Three imaging effects give you more expressive selfies. Soft Skin mode makes skin look brighter and smoother. Slimming mode sharpens facial lines. And Defocusing mode keeps you clearly focused while gently softening the background.
Burst Shooting 10 fps
High-speed digital signal output lets you shoot at 10 fps in high-speed burst mode with the mechanical shutter, and when burst-shooting with flash.
16-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
The integrated 16-megapixel MOS sensor delivers high-speed signal output and high-sensitivity image recording. A superior S/N ratio of MOS sensor and noise reduction in the imaging engine provides exceptional clarity in photos and video shot at any sensitivity, from low to high.
Full HD Video Recording in MP4 Format
Recording PC-compatible, Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 video in MP4 starts with the simple push of an independent motion picture button. And you can switch from video to photo shooting and back again instantly.
POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
Power O.I.S. automatically minimizes blur even when shooting with a powerful zoom. And Active mode effectively suppresses hand-shake vibration when recording video.
Unique Filter Effects Photos and Video
With a variety of filter effects, Creative Control lets you add artistic and original expression to photos and videos. Creative Panorama function allows you to create dynamic vertical / horizontal panoramic photo with a unique touch just by swiveling the camera. Filter Effects include Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color. Remote Shooting / Remote View - With the "Panasonic Image App", you can utilize a smartphone / tablet as a controller to zoom, set the focus and shoot from a distance.
Easy Share - Instantly upload and share your images on social media using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.
Geotagging - Tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS log of a smartphone / tablet and share it to the preferred social media
- Long 20X zoom [24-480mm] brings the scene in close
- Wide-angle lens, flip-up LCD and wink-activated shutter make selfies a snap
- Built-in WiFi links to a smartphone for remote control and on-the-spot mobile sharing
Dimensions (W x H x D)
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 107.9 x 59.9 x 32.1 mm 4.25 x 2.36 x 1.26 inch)
- Approx. 223 g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.49 lb), Approx. 249 g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.55 lb)
- Camera Effective Pixels: 16 Megapixels
- Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter: 1/2.33-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / Total Pixel Number 17.5 Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
- Aperture: F3.3 - 6.4 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F3.3 - 8.0 (W), F6.4 - 8.0 (T))
- Optical Zoom: 20x
- Focal Length: f = 4.3 - 86.0mm (24 - 480mm in 35mm equiv.) 28 - 560mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording)
- Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 28.2x (4:3 / 8M), 45.0x (4:3 / under 3M)
- Intelligent Zoom: 40x
- Lens: LUMIX DC VARIO, 12 elements in 10 groups (3 Aspherical Lenses / 6 Aspherical surfaces / 2 ED Lenses
- 2- Speed Zoom: No
- Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction: POWER O.I.S. (On with Active Mode (only for Motion Picture) / Off) / No
- Digital Zoom: Max. 4x (Max. 2x for TZ58)
- Focusing Area: Normal: Wide 50cm - infinity / Tele 200cm - infinity, AF Macro / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
- AF Assist Lamp: Yes (On/Off)
- Focus: Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom, Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF (only for motion picture), AF Tracking
- AF Metering: Face / AF Tracking / 23-Area / 1-Area / Spot
- Shutter Speed: Approx. 4 - 1/2,000 sec, Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30 sec
- File Format: Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3), DPOF, Motion Picture: MP4
- Mode Dial / Mode Button: Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, C1 (Custom), C2 (Custom), Panorama Shot, Scene, Creative Contro
- Creative Control mode: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters)
- Still Image Scene Mode: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky
- Continuous Shooting Mode: Full-Resolution Image: 10 frames/sec, Max. 10 images with AF Tracking: 2 frames/sec, High-speed Burst: 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
- 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30p (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps)
- 1280 x 720 pixels, 30p (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps)
- 640 x 480, 30p (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps)
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
- MP4: Approx. 100 min (FHD)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
- MP4: Approx. 50 min (FHD)
- Exposure: Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
- Exposure Compensation: 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
- Auto (AE) Bracketing: 1/3-1EV step, Max. +/-1 EV, 3 frames
- Light Metering: Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
- ISO Sensitivity: Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200, High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
Still Picture Recording:
- [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3264x2448 (8M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ)
- [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M) / 3264x2176 (7M EZ) / 2048x1360 (2.5M EZ)
- [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M) / 1920x1080 (2M EZ)
- [1:1] 3456x3456 (12M) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ)
- Image Quality: Fine / Standard
- White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set, White Balance Adjustment (Except Auto)
- Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal): Yes (On/Off)
- Wi-FI: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz ? 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), WPA / WPA2, Infrastracture Mode / WPS, Wi-Fi Button
- Zoom in Motion Picture: Yes
- Self Timer: 2 sec / 10 sec
- Self Shot Mode: Yes
- Playback Mode: All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date), Calendar
- Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback: 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
- Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback: Yes (Menu / Zoom Lever) / No
- Set Favorites / Rotate Image: No / No
- Show Histogram Yes
- DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection: Yes / Yes
- Retouch: Creative Retouch
- Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling: Yes / Yes / No / No
- Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp: Yes / Yes / Yes
- Cut Animation: Yes
- Video Divide: Yes
- PictBridge Support: Single / Multi / All / DPOF
- OSD language: English, Spanish
- 3.0" (7.7cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (1,040K dots), Tiltable monitor, LCD Monitor Field of View: Approx. 100%, Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode
- Built-in-Flash: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, 0.6 - 6.0m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.1m (Tele / ISO Auto)
- Recording Media: Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
- Built-in-Memory: Approx. 78MB
- Microphone / Speaker: Mono / Mono
- Interface: microHDMI, AV Output (NTSC), USB (AV/USB Multi)
- Power: Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1250mAh, 4.5 Wh) (Included), AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable)
- Battery life (approx.): 350 pictures (CIPA Standard)
- Standard Accessories: Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap
- Software: The DMC-ZS45 Operating Instructions for advanced features is available for downloaded at Panasonic LUMIX Customer Support Site using PC, smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet. The software for PC is not bundled with DMC-ZS45. Please use the software pre-installed to the PC or other general image viewing software to browse pictures.