By driving each lens group separately, drive ranges are reduced to deliver high-image quality and high-powered zooming. It also keeps the body compact, even with a 20x optical zoom.
Capture clear Shots with Excellent Detail in Both Bright and Dark Areas. By combining two images taken with different exposure times, the HDR Movie function suppresses blown highlights and blocked shadows for crisper, clearer videos. This is the world's first consumer camcorder to feature the HDR Movie function. Even in difficult shooting situations, such as backlighting, you can easily record true-to-life videos with excellent gradation.
Using your smartphone's Wi-Fi, you can shoot from two angles at the same time. And because you're shooting with two different cameras, you shoot from any distance or angle you choose for a variety of Picture-in-Picture images.
The Back Side Illumination Sensor has a large effective area with 6.03M effective pixels, suppressing noise even when shooting in dimly lit conditions, such as indoor scenes or nightscapes. It delivers stunningly beautiful images even down to the tiniest details. Crystal Engine is Panasonic's unique, high-speed engine lets you shoot and play smooth Slow Motion Video in Full-HD. Its Noise Reduction function reduces noise for crisp, vibrantly colorful Full-HD images.
Filter effects—Miniature Effect, 8mm Movie, Silent Movie and Time Lapse Recording—let you shoot impressive video recordings to match the shooting situation.
Records Full-HD (1920 x 1080) at 120 fps. And the Intelligent Frame Creation of the Crystal Engine interpolates to an equivalent of 240 fps, for smooth slow motion. Easily switch to slow motion while recording with a simple touch on the LCD screen.
Wind Shield Zoom Microphone — A special damping material between the mic and mic net suppresses wind noise for clear recording.
High-Quality Audio Parts — Four 6mm-diameter, high-S/N mics and aluminum electrolytic capacitors reduce sound distortion and increase clarity.
iA senses shooting conditions to automatically adjust settings and activate functions for optimal results. This powerful mode also lets you adjust exposure compensation and white balance with a single button on the LCD.
Level Shot automatically detects and corrects tilting in images. It can be adjusted to three different levels—OFF, Normal or Strong—depending on shooting conditions. 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots, HYBRID O.I.S. + uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring. It lets you capture crisp, clear images in nearly any shooting situation.
By pushing or rotating the manual dial, you can easily adjust functions, like focusing and changing the iris.
By driving each lens group separately, drive ranges are reduced to deliver high-image quality and high-powered zooming, all in compact body. Combined with a BSI sensor featuring 6.03M effective pixels and high-speed Crystal Engine, the result is crisp, clear, superior images.
Connect to an optional cradle to rotate the camera automatically. The motion sensor and Face Recognition function automatically capture faces at parties. You can also register shooting angles in advance to switch from your smartphone. The camera even watches over pets when you're not home. You can operate the camcorder remotely from your smartphone or tablet with the Panasonic Image App.
One-touch Connection — NFC lets you instantly connect a smartphone or tablet to the camcorder with just one touch. Even without an NFC phone, QR codes are provided to make Wi-Fi settings.
Remote Shooting / Remote View — The “Panasonic Image App” lets you use a smartphone or tablet as a real-time remote to control the camcorder from a distance. Videos and photos inside the camera can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet, and uploaded to an SNS site.
Real-Time Broadcasting — You can live-stream events on USTREAM as they are being recorded in Full-HD resolution
Baby Monitor — Check on the baby anytime from anywhere with a smartphone or tablet. Push Notification sends an instant alert when the audio sensor detects the baby waking or crying.
|Image Sensor||1/2.3" BSI MOS Sensor|
|Total Pixels||12.76 megapixels|
|Effective Pixels (Motion Image)||6.03 megapixels [16:9] (Level Shot Function OFF or Normal)|
|Effective Pixels (Still Image)||5.21 megapixels [3:2]|
|Effective Pixels (Still Image)||6.03 megapixels [16:9]|
|Effective Pixels (Still Image)||4.72 megapixels [4:3]|
|F Value||F1.8 (WIDE) / F3.6 (TELE)|
|Focal Length||4.08 – 81.6 mm|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Motion Image)||29.5 – 612 mm [16:9] (Level Shot Function OFF or Normal)|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image)||33.5 – 669.9 mm [3:2]|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image)||29.5 – 612 mm [16:9]|
|35 mm Film Camera Equivalent (Still Image)||36.2 – 724.6 mm [4:3]|
|Filter Diameter||49 mm|
|Lens Brand||Panasonic Lens|
|Standard Illumination||1400 lx|
|Minimum Illumination||2 lx (Scene Mode Low Light 1/30), 1 lx (Night Mode (Color))|
|Focus||Auto / Manual|
|White Balance||Auto / White Set / Sunny / Cloudy / Indoor1 / Indoor2|
|Iris||Auto / Manual|
|Image Stabilizer||HYBRID O.I.S.+ with Active Mode, O.I.S. Lock, Level Shot Function|
|Creative Control||Miniature Effect, Silent Movie, 8mm Movie, Time Lapse Rec|
|Intelligent Zoom OFF||20x|
|Intelligent Zoom ON||50x|
|Digital Zoom||60x / 1500x (The maximum value of zoom magnification can be set in two patterns)|
|Motion Image||[60p / 60i]|
|Motion Image||Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/30 – 1/8000|
|Motion Image||Auto Slow Shutter OFF : 1/60 – 1/8000|
|Still Image||1/2 – 1/2000|
|Recording Media||SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card|
|Recording Format||[AVCHD] AVCHD Progressive|
|Recording Format||[iFrame / MP4] MP4|
|Compression Method||MPEG-4 AVC/H.264|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||1080/60p (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||PH (24Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60i)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||MP4/1080p(50M) (50Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||MP4/1080p(28M) (28Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080/60p)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||MP4/720p(9M) (9Mbps / VBR), (1280 x 720/30p)|
|Recording/ Playback Mode||iFrame (28Mbps / VBR), (960 x 540/30p)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (60p mode)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (PH mode)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (HA mode)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (HG mode)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (HE mode)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (MP4 50M)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 50 min (MP4 28M)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 55 min (MP4 720p)|
|Actual Recordable Time with Supplied Battery||Approx. 55 min (iFrame)|
|Thumbnail Display||20 thumbnails/page, 9 thumbnails/page, 1 thumbnail/page|
|Audio Recording System||AVCHD: Dolby Digital (5.1ch / 2ch)|
|Audio Recording System||iFrame, MP4: AAC (2ch)|
|Microphone||5.1ch Surround, Zoom, Focus and Stereo Microphone|
|Recording Format||JPEG (DCF/Exif2.2)|
|Still Image||[16:9] 24megapixels (6528 x 3672),12.6 megapixels (4736 x 2664), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)|
|Still Image||[3:2] 20 megapixels (5472 x3648), 10.6 megapixels (3984 x 2656), 2.0 megapixels (1728 x 1152)|
|Still Image||[4:3] 18 megapixels (4896 x 3672), 8 megapixels (3264 x 2448), 0.3 megapixels (640 x 480)|
|Simultaneous Recording||[16:9] 12.6 megapixels (4736 x 2664), 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080)|
|Power Supply||3.6V (Battery) / 5.0V (AC Adaptor)|
|Power Consumption||Max. 6.7W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 65 x 73 x 139 mm (2.559 x 2.874 x 5.472 inch)|
|Weight (w/o battery and SD card)||Approx. 353g (0.778 lb)|
|LCD Monitor||3.0" Wide LCD monitor (460,800 dots)|
|Manual Ring / Dial||Yes (Dial)|
|LED Video Light||Yes|
|Accessory Shoe||Yes (cold)|
|Lens Cover||Yes (Auto)|
|On-Screen Display Language||English, French, Spanish, Chinese Traditional|
|Microphones (stereo mini)||Yes|
|Headphone (stereo mini)||Yes|
|DC Cable||Yes (USB Type)|
|Rechargeable Battery Pack||Yes (1,940mAh)|
|HDMI Cable||Yes (micro)|
|Editing Software||HD Writer AE 5.2 (Download)|
|Digital Zoom||60x / 1500x|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||0.7800|