Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72

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Key specs

  • 6.17 x 4.55 mm
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 4608;3456 px
  • 8
  • 3 in
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 Full Specifications


Sensor typeMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
Effective pixels16.1 Mpx
Max resolution4608, 3456


ISO minimum100
ISO maximum3200
Maximum image resolution4608, 3456
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Photo effectsBlack&White, Sepia, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Supported aspect ratios4:3
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAW

Optics & Focus

Optical zoom60 x
Digital zoom5 x
Minimum aperture2.8
Maximum aperture2.8
Focal length equiv20 - 1,200mm
Contrast adjustment
Saturation adjustment
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
AutofocusFace detection, Face tracking, Selective, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points23
Image stabiliserOptical
Filter thread
Folded optics

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen size3.00 in
Display aspect ratio3:2
Screen dots460000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Viewfinder screen size0.20 in
Viewfinder resolution202000 px
Viewfinder magnification19.6 x

Photography features

Shooting modesManual, Movie, Scene
Continuous shooting
Self-timer delay2, 10
Built-in flash
Scene modesPanorama, Portrait
Flash modesAuto, Forced OFF, Forced ON, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
3D support
Manual settings

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsAVCHD, MP4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Camera playbackHighlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)25 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)25 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate25 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Voice recording
Audio systemMono
Built-in microphone
Built-in speakers
Wind filter
Noise reduction


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


Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage200 mB
Camera file systemDCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3, RAW


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


USB version2.0
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

DLNA certified
Energy Star certified
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesDEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Image editing modesCrop, Resizing, Rotating

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 Online reviews

Panasonic Lumix FZ72 review | TechRadar
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