A powerful 24x optical zoom captures dynamic images in still and video recording
The outstanding DMC-FZ60 boasts an incredibly powerful zoom and Optical Image Stabiliser to make sure that you can get close to all the action and capture stunning, high quality photographs. You’ll also love the ability to let iA do all the hard work, even when you are filming a movie masterpiece.
Super zoom, ultra wide-angle Leica lens
The DMC-FZ60 features a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens. This 25mm ultra wide-angle beauty has a powerful 24x optical zoom* to draw your subjects right up close both in photo and video recording. This lets you freely capture sports scenes, the natural expressions of people and animals a great distance from your position. * 35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm.
iA+ with POWER O.I.S. gives you greater accuracy and creative freedom
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabiliser) offers improved correction accuracy to minimise blur even when you are using the powerful zoom, along with Active Mode to effectively suppress handshake vibration during video recording. iA (Intelligent Auto) mode even features a host of other shoot assist functions, meaning the camera can do all the work, leaving you free to compose shots and capture moments in both photo and video recording. In addition, the iA+ mode enables you to adjust defocusing area, exposure compensation and white balance by just moving the slider for more manual control.
High speed response means the great moments won’t be missed
The DMC-FZ60 has a 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor and an advanced Venus Engine image processor and offers high speed burst shooting at 10 fps in 16.1-megapixel full resolution (max 3 images) and 5 fps with continuous AF. Light Speed AF catches the most fleeting shooting opportunities, with a fast start-up time of approximately 0.9 sec. Battery life has been extended by around 12%, making it possible to shoot 450 pictures per a single charge.
Record Full-HD video in in the AVCHD progressive format and MP4
The DMC-FZ60 can record 1920 x 1080 50i Full-HD video in AVCHD progressive or MP4 with high quality stereo sound and you can easily play back the movies you record on a VIERA Full-HD TV or a Panasonic Blu-ray disc player by inserting an SD Memory Card or via a mini HDMI cable. Making great films with this camera couldn’t be easier, as the powerful 24x optical zoom and manual controls are also available in video recording, giving you greater creative control. What’s more, a separate button on the top of the camera lets you instantly start recording videos while capturing photos without having to make any additional changes to the settings