Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • 6.17 x 4.55 mm
  • 16 megapixels
  • 4608;3456 px
  • 5.9
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection
  • 3 in
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Full Specifications


Sensor typeMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor photo detectors17 Mpx
Effective pixels16 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution4608, 3456
Other resolutions4608x3072, 4608x2592 , 3648x2736, 3648x2432, 3072x2048, 3072x2304 , 3072x1728, 2736x2736 , 2560x1920, 2560x1712, 2560x1440, 2304x2304, 2048x1536, 2048x1360, 1920x1920, 1920x1080, 1536x1536, 640x480, 640x424, 640x360 , 480x480
ProcessorVenus Engine


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum3200
Boosted ISO maximum6400
Maximum image resolution4608, 3456
White balance presets5
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Photo effectsSepia, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization typeOptical
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 3:2, 4:3
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPEG XR, RAW

Optics & Focus

Optical zoom60 x
Digital zoom5 x
Minimum aperture2.8
Maximum aperture2.8
Focal length equiv20–1200 mm
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
AutofocusTracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Normal focus range11.81 in
Macro focus range0.39 in
Number of focus points23

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD
Screen size2.95 in
Screen dots460000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Viewfinder screen size0.20 in
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution202000 px
Viewfinder magnification19.6 x

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed8 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Exposure compensation plus3
Exposure compensation minus-3
Expousure compensation steps1/3
AE EV steps1/3
Self-timer delay2, 10
AE frames3
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Built-in flash
Flash range531.50 in
External flash
Continuous drive9.0 fps
Scene modesNight portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Forced OFF, Forced ON, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 10

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsAVCHD, MP4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Video recording limit160 min.
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono
Noise reduction


Body typeBridge
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.24 lb
Width5.13 in
Height3.82 in
Depth4.65 in
Environmentally sealed


Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal
Internal storage200 mB


Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)400
Battery technology
Battery capacity895 mAh
Rechargeable battery
Battery voltage7.2 V


USB port
USB version2.0
HDMI connector typeMini
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording
Languages supportDEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesDEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN

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