Panasonic FZ1000 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 
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General
Model Number: FZ1000
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $899.99
Street Price: $888.33
Date Available: 2014-07-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 29.4 oz (833 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.4 x 3.9 x 5.1 in.
(137 x 99 x 131 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 20.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: 62mm
Lens Thread Type: On lens
Kit Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 15 elements in 11 groups (5 aspherical elements/8 aspherical surfaces, 4 ED elements)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 400 mm
Zoom Ratio: 16.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.0 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: 62mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area (flexible / scalable) / Pinpoint
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.39-inch 2359K-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 1.88x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.), Eye Sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution In Pixels: 786432
EVF Resolution In Dots: 2359296
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 125
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide), 1.0 - 9.5m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi, optional wired
Connections (extended): Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Remote Jack, 3.5mm External Mic Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.34
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 17
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.34
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 9.48
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 73
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.101
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.053
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.112
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.218
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.029
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.20
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time: 1.00
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 360
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 300
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.5 PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, LoiLoScope (trial version), Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 20.1-megapixel 1"-type CMOS sensor, f/2.8-4 16x wide-angle zoom with 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S, 4K video shooting, 12fps full-res burst mode, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC.

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