• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1056.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm FinePix S8400W
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
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Predecessor:   Panasonic FZ60
FZ60 vs FZ70
Successor:   Panasonic FZ80
FZ70 vs FZ80
General
Model Number: S8400W FZ70
Alternate Model Number(s):   FZ72
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $349.95 $399.99
Street Price: $239.00 $297.99
Date Available: 2013-05-15 2013-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.6 oz (670 g)
includes batteries
21.4 oz (606 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 4.6 in.
(123 x 87 x 116 mm)
5.1 x 3.8 x 4.7 in.
(130 x 97 x 118 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   41
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   19.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   10.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   171
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
320x120 (480p)
1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with Linear PCM Stereo Sound AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a No
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Fujinon Super EBC; 17 elements in 12 groups, with aspherical and ED elements LEICA DC VARIO; 14 elements in 12 groups, 6 Aspherical elements / 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,056mm 20 - 1,200mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 189mm 3.6 - 215mm
Zoom Ratio: 44.00x 60.00x
Aperture Range: F2.9 / F8.4 (Wide); F6.5 / F7.6 / F18.7 (Telephoto) with ND filter f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a 55mm with optional adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2.0x Up to 5x; up to 2x Intelligent Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF: Center, Multi, Area, Tracking Contrast Detect: Face, AF Tracking, Multi (23 pt), 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch, 200K-dot color LCD, ~97% coverage EVF type; 0.20-inch Color LCD (202K pixels equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100%
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution:    
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto (400/800/1600/3200), Equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 Auto, iISO , 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 adjustable in 1/3 EV steps; High Sensitivity Mode (1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1700 - 8 sec 1/2000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Baby, Smile, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Adv. mode (Advanced Filter: Toy camera / Miniature/ Pop color / Soft Focus/ Cross Screen/ Partial color, Pro Low-Light, HDR, Natural Light & with Flash,Natural Light, Zoom Bracketing, Individual shutter 3D), Motion panorama Scene: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Panning, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo, Panorama Shot, Creative Control: 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)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Auto seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro 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 (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: Wide : approx. 40cm - 7.0m / 1.3ft. - 22.9ft. Telephoto : approx. 2.5m - 3.6m / 8.2ft. - 11.8ft. 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.5 - 6.4m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with Linear PCM Stereo Sound AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: 0.0 MB 200.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI port Mini-HDMI with Viera Link
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 3
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots (Alkaline AA) 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium or Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 7.2v, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD Videos, 10fps Full Resolution Burst Mode (10 frames), Super Macro (1cm), Artistic Shooting Effects, Built-in Wi-Fi. Class Leading Super Long Zoom Lens (60x), Power Optical Image Stabilization with Active Mode, Full HD Video Recording, Zoom Microphone with Dolby(R) Digital Audio Quality, In-Camera Creative Controls and Retouch, Creative Panoramic Effects, Compatible with optional DMW-LA8 Lens Adapter for use with 1.7x Tele Converter, 3x Close-up Filter, ND and Polarizer filters, Flash Hot Shoe.