Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

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Key specs

  • CCD
  • 7.144 x 5.358 mm
  • 10 megapixels
  • 3648;2736 px
  • 3.7
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Single;Live View
  • 2 in
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 Full Specifications


Sensor typeCCD
Sensor size7.144 x 5.358 mm
Sensor photo detectors10 Mpx
Effective pixels10 Mpx
Image ratio w:h4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution3648, 2736
Other resolutions3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1600x1200


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum1600
Boosted ISO maximum3200
Maximum image resolution3648, 2736
White balance presets4
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Supported image file formatsJPEG, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, Sepia
Image stabilization typeOptical
Supported aspect ratios3:2, 4:3
Uncompressed formatRAW

Optics and focus

Optical zoom12 x
Digital zoom4 x
Minimum aperture2.8
Maximum aperture3.7
Focal length equiv35–420 mm
Focus adjustmentAuto
Contrast adjustment
Saturation adjustment
Contrast Detect , Single, Live View
Manual focus
Normal focus range11.81 in
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Macro focus range1.97 in
Image stabiliserOptical
Filter thread
Folded optics
Filter diameter2.17 in

Screen and viewfinder

Screen size2.00 in
Articulated LCD
Screen technologyLCD
Screen dots207000
Touch screen
Live view

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Exposure compensation plus2
Exposure compensation minus-2
Expousure compensation steps1/3
Built-in flash
Flash range275.59 in
Flash modesRedeye Reduction
External flash
Continuous drive2.0 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Candlelight, Children, Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, party , Portrait, Sports, Sunset
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10

Videography features

Maximum resolution848, 480
Video recording
Supported video file formatsMJPEG
Camera playbackSlide show
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps

Audio features

Built-in microphone
Microphone typeMono
Voice recording


Body typeCompact
Colour of productBlack, Silver
Environmentally sealed


Weight1.62 lb
Width5.54 in
Height3.35 in
Depth5.59 in


Internal storage32 mB
Compatible memory cardsMMC, SD
Storage typesSD, MMC, SDHC


Battery technology
Battery capacity710 mAh
Rechargeable battery
Number of batteries supported1


USB version2.0
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

Timelapse recording
Orientation sensor
Image editing modesResizing, Rotating, Trimming

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 Online reviews

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