• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
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General
Model Number: F5 LF1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price:   $499.99
Street Price: $99.99 $247.99
Date Available: 2013-03-30 2013-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.3 oz (121 g)
includes batteries
6.8 oz (192 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(97 x 58 x 22 mm)
4.0 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 62 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.42 microns 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   52
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   20.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   11.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   211
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 3232 (10.4 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3) JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.5 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG with mono audio 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: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: 6 elements in 5 groups, 3 aspherical elements LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON; 10 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical Lenses / 7 Aspherical surfaces)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 28 - 200mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 6 - 42.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 7.10x
Aperture Range: f/3.2 or f/9.1 (W) / f/6.5 or f/18.4 (T), 2 step f/2.0 - 8.0 (W) / f/5.9 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / 9-Area / 1-Area Contrast Detection: Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Color EVF; 0.20-inch, 200K-dot effective, 100% coverage
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a 200,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 920,000 dots (307,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400) Auto, iISO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (Extended)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 8 sec 1/4000 - 250 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby(Birthday only), Sunset, High sensitivity, Panorama Shot Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color, Old Days)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Digital Red-eye Correction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Intelligent ISO: 0.6 - 5.7m (Wide), 1.0 - 2.8m (Tele) ISO Auto: 0.6 - 7.0m (Wide), 0.8 - 2.3m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
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: QuickTime Motion JPEG with mono audio AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound
Included Memory: 10.0 MB 87.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):   Micro (Type D) HDMI, AV/USB Multi
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.56
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.59
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   7
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.5 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.305 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.44 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.009 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 3.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary 3.7V, 950mAh
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 690mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 Lite Edition, Adobe Reader PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD movies, in-camera Panorama. Built-in EVF, Built-in Wi-FI (IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode), NFC (ISO/IEC 18092(NFCIP-1, NFC-F), USB charging.