Panasonic Lumix FZ50 Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Panasonic Lumix FZ50 (Silver)

Part Number: DMC-FZ50

General

  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 23 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    baby1, baby2, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, night portrait, night scene, panning, party/indoor, portrait mode, scenery, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Warm
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, halogen, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Type
    Leica 12 x zoom lens - 7.4 - 88.8 mm - f/2.8-3.7
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 14 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-3.7
  • Min Focal Length
    7.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    88.8 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    14
  • Lens Brand
    Leica
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Silver

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 848 x 480 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 10 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 10 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    235000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    audio recording, built-in speaker, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 710 mAh ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple QuickTime, ArcSoft Camera Suite, Drivers & Utilities, LUMIX Simple Viewer

Header

  • Brand
    Panasonic
  • Product Line
    Panasonic Lumix
  • Model
    DMC-FZ50
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 2 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Warm
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    audio recording, built-in speaker, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    baby1, baby2, candle, fireworks, food, high sensitivity, night portrait, night scene, panning, party/indoor, portrait mode, scenery, snow, soft skin, sports mode, starry sky

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, halogen, shade

Auto Focus

  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.6 in
  • Height
    3.4 in
  • Weight
    1.54 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
  • Total Pixels
    10400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    5.1 cm
  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    1.0
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    4.5
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.9
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.2

General

  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic