• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1248.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
  • Pentax XG-1
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Predecessor: Panasonic FZ60
FZ60 vs FZ70
 
Successor: Panasonic FZ80
FZ70 vs FZ80
 
General
Model Number: FZ70 XG-1
Alternate Model Number(s): FZ72  
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.99 $399.95
Street Price: $297.99 $599.00
Date Available: 2013-09-01 2014-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.4 oz (606 g)
includes batteries
20.0 oz (567 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 4.7 in.
(130 x 97 x 118 mm)
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.8 in.
(119 x 89 x 97 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 16.0
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 RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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),
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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 9.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO; 14 elements in 12 groups, 6 Aspherical elements / 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED elements smc PENTAX zoom lens, 15 elements in13 groups with 6 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 20 - 1,200mm 24 - 1,248mm
Focal Length (actual): 3.6 - 215mm 4.3 - 223.6mm
Zoom Ratio: 60.00x 52.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.8 (wide) / 5.6 (tele) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: 55mm with optional adapter n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x; up to 2x Intelligent Zoom Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face, AF Tracking, Multi (23 pt), 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable) Contrast Detection: Single-AF, Multi-AF, Object Tracking , Face detection AF, Cont. AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.20-inch Color LCD (202K pixels equiv.), Field of View : approx. 100% EVF: 200K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment dial (diopter range unavailable)
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 (153,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 8.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO , 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 adjustable in 1/3 EV steps; High Sensitivity Mode (1600-6400) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2 Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent, Manual WB, Color Temp (1900K, 3000K, 3500, 5500, 7000, 9000K, 10000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot; Face detection supported
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 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) Face Beautifier, Handheld Night, Screen Mode, Pet Mode, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Sport, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Children, Party, Custom Settings; HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 10s, 2s, Remote 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Off, Flash Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Slow Sync.+ Red-Eye, Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.5 - 6.4m (Tele/ISO Auto) ISO 800: Wide: 1.64 ft - 20 ft; Tele: approx. 3.9 ft - 12 ft
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Included Memory: 200.0 MB 15.4 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
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
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional infrared
Connections (extended): Mini-HDMI with Viera Link DC Input, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
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 9.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 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:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary LB-060
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LB-060 Lithium-ion rechargeabe
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE, Adobe Reader  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 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.