Panasonic DMC-FZ100 is a high-speed digital camera with 14-megapixel resolution, 24x optical zoom, 3-icnch LCD screen and 0.2-inch 201,600-dot EVF, intelligent automatic as well as full manual controls and full HD movie recording.
The lens offers wide-angle capabilities as well: it shows 25mm field of view when zoomed out. Furthermore, its 24x optical zoom can be extended to 32x without degrading picture quality. The lens features ED and aspherical elements to combat aberrations and hides the Power O.I.S lens-shift image stabilizer inside.
The peculiarity of this camera is its high-speed operation ensured by its speedy SMOS sensor and Venus Engine FHD image processor. The camera is capable of taking full-resolution images at a speed of 11 fps, 3.5-images at 60 fps and QVGA movies at a rate of 220fps.
The sensor also enables Full HD 50i (PAL) smooth movie recording in AVCHD (MPEG-4/H.264) format. There’s also a possibility to use optical zoom and to control camera setting in Creative movie mode and to apply different My Color effects to your movies.You can also enjoy Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator and Wind Cut functions here. The Video Divide function allows cutting out deleting a piece of video right in the camera.
The DMC-FZ100 offers its Intelligent Auto (iA) mode for automatic shooting. It combines the work of the POWER O.I.S., Face Recognition, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Intelligent Exposure features to get the best result possible. The Intelligent Resolution technology, in its turn, ensures accurate noise reduction and optimum signal processing to achieve clearness and finer detail in your images and movies.
There’re also full manual controls over the aperture and the shutter in the camera to help you express your creativity to a full extent, as well as various scene modes and My Color effects to add artistic touch to your pictures.
The camera is compatible with a wide range of optional devices including Tele Conversion Lens, Close-up Lens, Conversion Lens Adaptor, MC Protector, ND and PL Filters, External Flash, Stereo Microphone, and Remote Shutter.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 - Specifications:
- 1/2.33″ Type MOS Sensor
- 14.1 Megapixels
- Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
- Movie Mode: 1980 x 1080 (17Mbps)
- File formats: JPEG, RAW; AVCHD, AVCHD Lite, QuickTime Motion JPEG
- 24x Optical Zoom
- Focal Length Equivalent: 25 - 600mm (
- Power O.I.S Lens-Shift Stabilization
- Aperture Range: F2.8 - F5.2
- 0.20″ 202K Pixel Viewfinder
- 3.0″ TFT LCD Display with 460K dots
- AF Area Modes: Face / AF Tracking, 11-point, 1-point High speed, 1-point, Spot (flexible/ scalable)
- Macro Mode: 1 cm
- Metering: Intelligent Multiple, Center, Spot
- Sensitivity: ISO100 - 6400
- Exposure Bracketing
- Shutter Speed: 60-1/2000 sec
- Intelligent AUTO Mode
- Manual Exposure Controls
- 19 Scene Modes
- Continuous Shooting: up to 60 frames/sec
- 23 Image Parameters
- SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards
- 40MB Internal Memory
- Price: US: $499.95