Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Specifications, Tests and Review

Product Type
Digital camera - 4K - compact
ISO (Max)
Sensor Resolution
12.1 Megapixel
Sensor Type
Optical Zoom
3" LCD display
Touch Screen
Battery Type
Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific

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Product Type Digital camera - 4K - compact
Lens Included Leica
Height 9.15 cm
Width 13.16 cm
Depth 11.71 cm
Weight 640 g
Enclosure Colour Black
Protection Splashproof, dust-resistant
Digital Zoom 4x
Optical Zoom 24x
SENSOR Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Sensor Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type MOS
Total Pixels 12,800,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 12,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1/2.33"
Frame Rate (Max Resolution) 25 fps
Image Stabiliser Optical (5-axis HYBRID O.I.S. +)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
LENS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Type Leica zoom lens - 24x zoom - 4.5 - 108 mm - f/2.8
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 25 - 600mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 30 cm
Macro Focus Range 1cm
Zoom Adjustment Motorised drive
Lens Construction 11 groups / 14 elements
Features ED glass, aspherical lens, Nano Surface coating
FOCUSING Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 49
Auto Focus Features Depth From Defocus (DFD) technology
AE/AF Control Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
Face Detection Face Detection AF/AE
VIEWFINDER Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Viewfinder Type Electronic - OLED
Viewfinder Colour Support Colour
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.39"
Viewfinder Resolution 1,440,000 pixels
Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage 100%
Optical Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x
Features Auto eye sensor
ISO (Max) 6400
Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 6400, ISO 3200, ISO auto
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Cloudy, Flash, daylight, halogen, shade
Max Shutter Speed 1/16000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
DISPLAY Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Type 3" LCD display
Touch Screen Yes
Display Format 1,040,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Rotating
FLASH Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Camera Flash Pop-up flash
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Features AF illuminator
Effective Flash Range 0.3 m - 8.8 m: ISO auto (wide lens)
1 m - 8.8 m: ISO auto (tele lens)
Digital Video Format AVCHD, H.264
Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
MEMORY Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Memory Card Included No
Image Storage JPEG 4000 x 3000
JPEG 4000 x 2672
JPEG 4000 x 2248
JPEG 3264 x 2448
JPEG 3264 x 2176
JPEG 3840 x 2160
JPEG 2048 x 1536
JPEG 2048 x 1360
JPEG 1920 x 1080
JPEG 2992 x 2992
JPEG 2448 x 2448
JPEG 1920 x 1920
Battery Type Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific
Details Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1200 mAh (included)
Battery Life Photo shooting - 380 shots
CONNECTIONS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Interface Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Print Standard Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Connector Type USB 2.0
HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)
Composite video/audio output
Remote control (sub-mini phone 2.5 mm)
Microphone (mini-phone 3.5mm)
FEATURES Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Self-Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 2 frames per second, 12 frames per second, 6 frames per second, 60 frames per second
Additional Features Audio recording, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, auto power save, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, saturation control, in-camera film editing, in-camera RAW processing
OTHERS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
Included Accessories Lens hood, battery charger, lens cap, shoulder strap, USB cable
Software Drivers & Utilities, Loilo LoiLoScope (Trial), Panasonic PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.7 Premium Edition, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.3 SE
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

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