| Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Digital Camera |
See and Hear What You've Been Missing.
Life is more than a single moment captured in time. Panasonic understands that and delivers advanced multimedia technology in the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70. Bring the action in super close with a 60X optical zoom. Discover the optical performance of the DMC-FZ70 with an amazing 20mm wide-angle to 1200mm (60X) long zoom, making it a category class leader. Video and photos appear bright in low-lit conditions with the F2.8-5.9 lens. Combined with optical image stabilization, both long zoom photos and videos are sharp and blur free.
Experience Full 1080/60i HD Video recording with auto focus and achieve crystal clear audio utilizing a unique microphone that eliminates ambient noise and wind sound with the stunning clarity of Dolby Digital. This amazing microphone even zooms with the camera to precisely zero in on the audio coming from your subject.
16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
The 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor is newly integrated in the DMC-FZ70. Together with the high performance image processing LSI Venus Engine, it elevates the response, sensitivity and image quality of the DMC-FZ70 even to the higher level.
Super Long Zoom Lens From 20mm Ultra Wide-Angle To 60x Optical Zoom
At 60X optical zoom (20mm-1200mm), the DMC-FZ70 lens is the widest and longest zoom in its class. Discover stunning versatility from ultra-wide 20mm to an incredible 1200mm range making it possible to capture dynamic landscapes, wildlife, and almost any scene when traveling.
At 20mm the lens captures nearly 140% wider angle of view compared with a 24mm lens. Capture a little extra zoom with Intelligent Resolution technology. The DMC-FZ70 can extend the zoom ratio up to 120X equivalent while maintaining superior picture quality. An optional optical lens adapter can even further extend the FZ70 range.
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POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) effectively suppresses hand-shake vibration. The angular width that the DMC-FZ70 can compensate is more than 200% wider than the predecessor DMC-FZ60 at the tele-end, which realizes handheld 1200mm super telephoto shooting.The Active Mode is equipped with DMC-FZ70 that encourages active video recording at wide angle such as shooting while walking without causing deterioration of image quality.
Full-HD Video Recording in AVCHD and MP4 Format
The DMC-FZ70 records high-resolution full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60i (NTSC) / 50i (PAL) videos in AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) format. Alternately, you can choose MP4 at 30p (NTSC) / 25p (PAL) for video recording. A special, separate button on the top lets you instantly start recording videos while shooting photos without having to make any extra settings.
Clear Sound Recording with Windshield Zoom Microphone
The recorded videos come with the highly realistic Dolby Digital and its sound quality is further improved with the DMC-FZ70 thanks to the newly developed Windshield Zoom Microphone that minimizes wind noise by approx. 70% compared with the predecessor DMC-FZ60. Externally, the special sealed structure prevents wind from hitting the microphone directly and the draft structure suppresses retention of air internally. As a result, the sound is clear, comfortable to listen even it was recorded on a windy day.
60x Optical Zoom in Video Recording
The powerful 60x optical zoom with POWER O.I.S. is available in video recording, too. The Active Mode is equipped with DMC-FZ70 that encourages active video recording at wide angle such as shooting while walking without causing deterioration of image quality.
Creative Video Mode
The Creative Video Mode lets you adjust the shutter speed and aperture any way you like when shooting videos.
High Speed Response
Integrating the high speed digital signal output technology, the DMC-FZ70 shoot 9 fps in 16.1-megapixel full resolution with mechanical shutter and 5 fps with continuous AF. It also contributes to the Light Speed AF. Together with the quick start-up time, the DMC-FZ70 never misses the most fleeting shooting opportunities.
3.0-inch 460,000-dot Monitor
The 3.0-inch 460,000-dot Intelligent LCD with AR Coating and wide viewing angle assures comfortable monitoring in severe shooting position in various conditions of circumstance.
Built-in Electronic Viewfinder
The DMC-FZ70 is equipped with 0.2-inch EVF (Electronic Viewfinder) that features 202,000-dot equivalent high resolution, 100% field of view. Thanks to the increased frame rate from 30 fps to max. 60 fps, image lag is also minimized making it suitable for shooting fast-moving subject under strong sunlight.
iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose shots and capture moments in both photo and video recording.
iA Plus Mode
the iA Plus Mode enables you to adjust defocusing area, exposure compensation and white balance by just moving the slider.
HDR (High Dynamic Range)
The DMC-FZ70 integrates HDR (High Dynamic Range) in the Scene Mode. Several still pictures consecutively shot at different exposure levels are overlaid to produce a single composite picture without whiteout (over-exposure) or blackout (under-exposure).
The DMC-FZ70 is equipped with popular Creative Control and Creative Retouch featuring a total of 15 filter effects. The Creative Control lets users shoot with a filter effect while checking how it makes difference on the picture, which can be used for video recording, too. The Creative Retouch enables applying a filter effect on the picture even after shooting in camera.
With the Creative Panorama function, it is possible to apply filter effect to the horizontal / vertical panoramic image, which can be shot by sweeping the camera in any four directions -- to right, left, top or bottom.
The Lumix DMC-FZ70 offers a variety of optional accessories to choose from to match your shooting situation and style.
- Get closer with the Tele Conversion Lens -- DMW-LA8 Lens Adapter for the 1.7X DMW-LT55 Conversion Lens
- Discover the details with the DMW-LC55 Close-up 3X Filter
- Bring in more light with External Flashes -- DMW-FL220 Flash, DMW-FL360L Flash, DMW-FL500 Flash
- Get creative with Neutral Density and Polarizer Filters -- DMW-LNDH55 Neutral Density Filer, DMW-LPL55 Polarizer Filter