At A Glance

A huge, long lens with an optical image stabilizer, but it had disappointing battery life in our tests.

Manufacturer’s Description

The DMC-FZ20 has a 12x optical lens system that is equivalent to 36mm to 432mm in a 35mm film camera. It comprises 13 lenses in eight groups, including three aspherical lenses and boasts F2.8 brightness across the entire zoom range. Plus, the DMC-FZ20 also provides 4x digital zooming combine that with the 12x optical zoom to get up to 48x zoom power for ultra-long-distance telephoto shots.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Life 270 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI No
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 5.0 Megapixels
Image Sensor Type CCD
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 8 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer Part Number DMCFZ20S
UPC Code 037988977932
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Lumix DMC-FZ20 High-end Digital Camera
Marketing Information

The DMC-FZ20 has a 12x optical lens system that is equivalent to 36mm to 432mm in a 35mm film camera. It comprises 13 lenses in eight groups, including three aspherical lenses and boasts F2.8 brightness across the entire zoom range. Plus, the DMC-FZ20 also provides 4x digital zooming combine that with the 12x optical zoom to get up to 48x zoom power for ultra-long-distance telephoto shots.

Product Model DMC-FZ20
Product Type Bridge Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 2560 x 1920
Lens
Optical Zoom 12.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.92
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • 16MB SD Memory Card
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood & Adaptor
  • A/V Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM:
    • ArcSoft PhotoImpression
    • ArcSoft Panorama Maker
    • ArcSoft PhotoBase
    • SD Viewer for DSC 7
    • USB Driver
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 3.4"
    Width 5.0"
    Depth 4.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 18.24 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 320 x 240
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type Electronic
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

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