Panasonic DMC-ZS50K | Black 12MP Advanced Digital Camera

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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    The Quintessential Travel Camera

    The new LUMIX DMC–ZS50 is the ultimate camera for every destination. With unique features designed around the consumate traveler you are. From studying intricate architecture to the subtle varied color gradiation with a sunset, the ZS50 capture any photograph with ease. The compact size will have you slipping the camera in your pocket or bag so you never miss an opportunity to document your journey.

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    Leica 30X Zoom Lens

    Zooming in on your subjects with the 30x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilization allows you to capture intimate portraits without interferring in the moment. Jump right into the action without ever moving from the bleachers, or zoom–in on skittish wildlife. The 24mm Leica DC Vario–Elmar lens perfectly renders scenic vistas and groups shots.

    Stunning in Low Light

    Low light conditions often plague compact digital cameras, but the inclusion of a larger High Sensitivity MOS sensor and Venus engine processing ensures that every lighting situation will render stunning photographs. With the clearer detail and reduced image noise your ZS50 can master even the most dimly lit environment.

    Live View Finder

    LED screens are perfect for sharing the images that you've taken with a small group of friends, but bright sunny days can drastically reduce their effectiveness. Having a secondary Live View Finder is the perfect solution for framing your shot and automatically detects when you bring the camera to your eye. The high resolution offers 100% color reproduction and stable framing so you can take stunning photos with ease.

    Be in Control

    Manual operation with the Control Ring allows you to quickly and easily make adjustment to the photograph without have search the camera. You can concentrate squarely on your composition and release the shutter with your other hand. The intuitive design offer control for aperture, shutter and focus all within the same conveniently located next to the lens.

    Manual Focus Peaking

    Compose your perfect shot with exacting precision. Manually focusing the camera activates Focus Peaking, highlight the area of focus and depth of field. You can concentrate more effectively on your composition, with this visual confirmation of what will yield in the final image.

    High Speed Shooting

    Take perfect pictures or videos, of even the fastest moving action with the LUMIX ZS50's Light Speed Auto Focus and 10fps High Speed Burst Shooting. No matter how fast your subject is, the camera shoots just as fast, capturing perfectly focused images every time.

    Raw Format Recording

    Capture more details when you shoot in RAW format. The image data retains the original colour and light information captured by the sensor, with only minimal processing. Now you can edit these high quality images directly and be amazed by the results.

    Time Lapse

    Be in awe of the natural drama such as a rising sun over an epic horizon, with your time–lapse recording. Simply input the start time, shooting interval and the number of images needed and the camera takes care of the rest. The LUMIX ZS50 even records your time–lapse moments in amazing Full HD quality.


Features & Specs

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Detailed Specifications
  • Camera Effective Pixels: 12.1 Megapixels

  • Sensor
  • Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter: 1/2.3–type High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / Total Pixel Number 12.8 Megapixels / Primary Color Filter

  • Lens
  • Aperture: F3.3 – 6.4 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F3.3 – 8.0 (W), F6.4 – 8.0 (T))
  • Optical Zoom: 30x
  • Focal Length: f = 4.3 – 129mm (24 – 720mm in 35mm equiv.)/(28 – 840mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / Level Shot function Off)/(30 – 900mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / Level Shot function On)
  • Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 36.7x (4:3 / 8M), 46.9x (4:3 / 5M), 58.6x (4:3 / under 3M)
  • Intelligent Zoom: 60x
  • Lens: LEICA DC VARIO–ELMAR/12 elements in 9 groups/(5 Aspherical Lenses / 10 Aspherical surfaces / 3 ED Lenses)
  • 2– Speed Zoom: Yes
  • Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction: HYBRID O.I.S. + (On / Off) / Yes
  • Digital Zoom: Max. 4x (Max. 2x for TZ71)
  • Conversion Lens Compatibility:
  • Focus: Focusing Area:
  • AF Assist Lamp: Yes (On/Off)

  • Focus
  • Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom / MF/Quick AF On / Off (on in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF (only for motion picture)/AF/AE Lock Button (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF/AE lock)/Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF–ON), AF Area Select, AF Tracking
  • AF Metering: Face / AF Tracking / 23–area / 1–area (flexible / scalable)

  • Shutter
  • Shutter Speed: Approx. 4 – 1/2,000 sec/Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60 sec

  • Finder
  • Viewfinder: 0.20" LVF (Live View Finder) (1,166K dots equiv.), Field of View: Approx. 100%, Lens 19.6x/Magnification: Approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent)

  • File
  • File Format: Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3) / RAW, DPOF/3D Image: MPO/Motion Picture: AVCHD, MP4

  • Recording Modes
  • Mode Dial / Mode Button: Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, C1 (Custom), C2 (Custom), Panorama Shot, Scene, Creative Control
  • Creative Control mode: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters)
  • Still Image Scene Mode: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, High Speed Video, 3D Photo
  • Continuous Shooting Mode: Full–Resolution Image: 10 frames/sec, Max. 6 images/with AF Tracking: 6 frames/sec, 3 frames/sec/Intelligent Burst Shooting/High–speed Burst: Approx. 60 frames / sec/(recorded in 2.5M / 0.3M for 4:3, 3M / 0.3M for 3:2, 3.5M / 0.2M for 16:9, 2M / 0.2M for 1:1)/Approx. 40 frames / sec/(recorded in 5M / 3M / 0.3M for 4:3, 4.5M / 2.5M / 0.3M for 3:2, 3.5M / 2M / 0.2M for 16:9, 3.5M / 2.5M / 0.2M for 1:1)/Flash Burst Shooting

  • Motion Picture Recording (*2)
  • HD Video: 1920 × 1080 pixels, 50p (FHD: 28Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 50fps)/1920 × 1080 pixels, 50i (FHD: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 50fps)/1280 × 720 pixels, 50p (HD: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 50fps)/1920 × 1080 pixels, 25p (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)/1280 × 720 pixels, 25p (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)
  • STD Video: 640 × 480, 25p (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps)
  • High Speed Video: 1280 × 720 pixels, 25p (HD: MP4) (Sensor Output is 100fps)/640 × 480 pixels, 25p (VGA: MP4) (Sensor Output is 200fps)

  • Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
  • AVCHD: Approx. 75 min (FHD/50p), Approx. 80 min (FHD/50i)
  • MP4: Approx. 90 min (FHD)

  • Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
  • AVCHD: Approx. 30 min (FHD/50p), Approx. 35 min (FHD/50i)
  • MP4: Approx. 40 min (FHD)

  • Exposure Parameters
  • Exposure: Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
  • Exposure Compensation: 1/3 EV step, +/–2 EV
  • Auto (AE) Bracketing: 1/3–1EV step, Max. +/–1 EV, 3 frames
  • Light Metering: Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto / i.ISO / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400

  • Picture Quality
  • Still Picture Recording: [4:3] 4000x3000 (12M) / 3264x2448 (8M EZ) / 2560x1920 (5M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ)/[3:2] 4000x2672 pixels (10.5M) / 3264x2176 (7M EZ) / 2560x1712 (4.5M EZ) / 2048x1360 (2.5M EZ) / 640x424 (0.3M EZ)/[16:9] 4000x2248 (9M) / 3840 × 2160 (8M EZ) / 2560x1440 (3.5M EZ) / 1920x1080 (2M EZ) / 640x360 (0.2M EZ)/[1:1] 2992x2992 (9M) / 2448x2448 (6M EZ) / 1920x1920 (3.5M EZ) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ) / 480x480 (0.2M EZ)
  • Image Quality: RAW / RAW+Fine / RAW+Standard / Fine / Standard/(3D Mode: MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard)
  • White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set/White Balance Adjustment (Except Auto)

  • Other
  • Digital Red Eye Correction (Red–Eye Removal): Yes (On/Off)
  • Wi–FI: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1–11 ch)/WPA / WPA2/Infrastracture Mode / WPS / Wi–Fi Direct/Wi–Fi Button
  • NFC: ISO/IEC 18092 (NFCIP–1) NFC–F
  • Zoom in Motion Picture: Yes
  • Self Timer: 2 sec / 10 sec
  • Self Shot Mode:

  • Display
  • Playback Mode: All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, 3D Play, GPS Area Play*, Travel, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorite), Calendar/* Not available on products for China.
  • Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback: 12,30–thumbnails / Yes
  • Calendar Display / Dual– Image Playback: Yes (Menu / Zoom Lever) / No
  • Set Favorites / Rotate Image: Yes / No
  • Show Histogram: Yes
  • DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection: Yes / Yes

  • Edit
  • Retouch: Auto Retouch / Creative Retouch
  • Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling: Yes / Yes / No / No
  • Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp: Yes / Yes / Yes
  • Cut Animation: Yes
  • Video Divide: Yes
  • PictBridge Support: Single / Multi / All / DPOF / Favorites

  • Setup
  • OSD language: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish

  • Monitor
  • LCD Monitor: 7.5cm (3.0") TFT Screen LCD Display (1,040K dots), AR Coating/Field of View: Approx. 100%, Wide Viewing–angle/Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode

  • Flash
  • Built– in– Flash: Auto, Auto/Red–eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red–eye Reduction, Forced Off/0.6 – 6.4m (Wide / ISO Auto), 2.0 – 3.3m (Tele / ISO Auto)

  • Media
  • Recording Media: Built–in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Built–in–Memory: Approx. 86MB * Approx. 86MB for China

  • Audio
  • Microphone / Speaker: Stereo / Mono

  • Interface
  • Interface: microHDMI, AV Output (PAL / NTSC), USB (AV/USB Multi)

  • Measurements
  • Dimensions (W × H × D): 4.36 × 2.54 × 1.35 inch
  • Weight: Approx. 0.478 lb without Battery and SD Memory Card /Approx. 0.536 lb with Battery and SD Memory Card

  • Power
  • Power: Li–ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1250mAh, 4.5 Wh) (Included)/AC Adaptor (Input: 110 – 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable)
  • Battery life (approx.): 300 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1

  • Standard Package
  • Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6PE/LoiLoScope (trial version)/Adobe Reader/� The software to process RAW file on PC is not bundled with DMC–ZS50/To do this, SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at Ichikawa Soft Laboratory's website using PC connected to the Internet.
  • Standard Accessories: Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD–ROM
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