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- Instant creativity with built-in creative effects
- Capture stills or (720p) HD video in and out of water
- Travel confidently with go-anywhere freeze-proof (14 degrees), shockproof (4.9 ft.) and waterproof (26 ft.) toughness
Creative Control / Creative Retouch
Creative Control in recording mode and Creative Retouch* in playback mode give you the power to turn ordinary situations into highly expressive images.
Creative Effects include Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect**, Miniature Effect**, One Point Color.
* For photos only.
** Cannot be used in Creative Panorama
With the Creative Panorama function, you can shoot and overlay consecutive horizontal / vertical images, then add filter effects with Creative Controls.
Beautiful Underwater Shots
The red color reproduction of Advanced Underwater Mode easily compensates for the red tones easily lost in underwater shooting to create more natural underwater images. Additional action modes include Sports, Snow, and Beach and Snorkeling.
Quad-Proof Tough for Active Lifestyles
This tough, rugged camera is waterproof, shockproof, dust and freezeproof, perfect for photos and video anywhere, indoors or out.
- Waterproof to 8m/26ft.
- Shockproof to 1.5m/5ft.
- Freezeproof to -10C/14F
MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
MEGA O.I.S. automatically compensates for blurring caused by hand-shake. Even slight hand-shake movement is detected instantly by a sampling frequency of 4,000 times per second to produce sharp, clear images.
MP4 HD Video Recording
Recording dynamic MP4 HD video in 1280 x 720p* starts with the simple push of an independent motion picture button. And you can switch from video to photo shooting and back again instantly.
* Sensor output is 30p (for NTSC area) / 25p (for PAL area)
Time Lapse Shooting
Position the camera to record stationary observation for flowers coming into bloom, scudding clouds and other subjects. A series of successive images can be combined in-camera to produce time- lapse video.
Torch light helps record beautiful videos even in dusky underwater environments or in camp at night. And even when camera functions are inactive, you can turn the light on to illuminate subjects.
220MB Built-in Memory
When the camera's SD card is full, built-in memory automatically provides 220MB of additional storage. Enough for up to 34 images
Camera Effective Pixels: 16.1 Megapixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter: 1/2.33-inch CCD Sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Aperture: F3.9 - 5.7 / 2-step (F3.9 / 9.0(W), F5.7 / 13.0(T))
Optical Zoom: 4x
Focal Length: f=4.5 - 18.0mm (25 - 100mm in 35mm equiv.)
Focal Length: (29-108mm in 35mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 5.1x (4:3 / 10M), 7.2x (4:3 / 5M), 9.0x (under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom: 8x
Lens: LUMIX DC VARIO
Lens: 11 elements in 10 groups
Lens: (5 Aspherical Lenses / 9 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lens)
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction: MEGA O.I.S. (On with Active Mode (Only for Motion Picture) /Off) / No
Digital Zoom: Max. 4x
Focusing Area: Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
Focusing Area: Macro / Intelligent AUTO/ motion picture: Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp: Yes (On/Off), LED light in motion picture
Focus: Normal, AF Macro, Macro Zoom
Focus: Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF(only for motion picture)
Focus: AF Tracking
AF Metering: Face / AF Tracking / 23-Area / 1-Area / Spot
Shutter Speed approx. 8 - 1/1300 sec
Shutter Speed 15sec / 30sec / 60sec in Sarry Sky mode
File Format: Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3), DPOF
File Format: Motion picture: MP4
- Recording Modes
Mode Dial / Mode Button: Intelligent AUTO, Normal Picture, Creative Control, Sports, Snow, Beach&Surf, Advanced Underwater,
Mode Dial / Mode Button: Panorama Shot, SCN
Creative Control mode: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic,
Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color
Still Image Scene Mode: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset,
High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through
Continuous Shooting Mode: Full-Resolution Image, approx. 1.3 frames/sec
Continuous Shooting Mode: High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 8 frames/sec
Continuous Shooting Mode: (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)
Continuous Shooting Mode: Flash burst shooting
- Motion Picture Recording (*2)
HD Video: 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4)
STD Video: 640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4)
- Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
MP4: approx. 100 min (HD)
- Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
MP4: approx. 50 min (HD)
- Exposure Parameters
Exposure: Auto(Program AE)
Exposure: Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing 1/3 -1EV step, Max +/-1EV, 3 frames
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple
ISO Sensitivity I.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
ISO Sensitivity High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
- Picture Quality
Still Picture Recording: [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3648x2736 (10M EZ) / 2560x1920 (5M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 1280x960 (1M EZ) /640x480 (0.3M EZ)
Still Picture Recording: [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M)
Still Picture Recording: [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M)
Still Picture Recording: [1:1] 3456x3456 (12M)
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color Color Mode : Standard, Black&White, Sepia, Vivid( Normal only), Happy (only in iA Mode)
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal): Yes (On/Off)
Zoom in Motion Picture: Yes
Self Timer: 2 sec / 10 sec
Playback Mode: All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorites), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback: 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback: Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image: Yes / No
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection: Yes / Yes
Retouch Creative Retouch / Auto Retouch / Color Reproduction
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / Yes / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp Yes / No / Yes
Cut Animation -
Video Divide Yes
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
OSD language English, Spanish
Dimensions & Weight
- Dimensions (W x H x D) 103.7 x 58.3 x 19.7 mm
- Dimensions (W x H x D) (4.08 x 2.30 x 0.77 inch)
- Weight Approx. 125g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.28 lb)
- Weight Approx. 144g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.32 lb)
- LCD Monitor 2.7"(6.75cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)
- LCD Monitor Field of View : approx. 100%
- LCD Monitor AUTO Power Monitor mode, Power Monitor mode, High Angle mode
- Built- in- Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off,
- Built- in- Flash 0.3 - 4.4m (Wide / i.ISO), 1.0 - 3.0m (Tele/ i.ISO)
- Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
- Built- in- Memory Approx.220MB
- Microphone / Speaker Mono / Mono
- Interface AV Output (NTSC), USB(AV/USB Multi)
- Power Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V / 680mAh / 2.5Wh)
- Power AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC)(Optional)
- Battery life (approx.) 250 pictures (CIPA Standard) (*1)
- Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 SE
- Standard Accessories Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM
(*1) - Recording conditions by CIPA standard, CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]., Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on., Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB)., Using the supplied battery., Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].), Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording., Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording., Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases.
(*2) - These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH., The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use., Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc., Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures., SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing., Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.