The Lumix DMC-FT30 offers extra toughness by extending its waterproof performance to 8 metres / 26 feet. A variety of special modes, including Time Lapse Shot and Creative Panorama, and a host of attractive filter effects, are added to expand the photographic experience.
Metrics Dimensions (W x H x D) 103.7 x 58.3 x 19.7 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D) (4.08 x 2.30 x 0.77 inch)
Weight Approx. 125g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.28 lb)
Weight Approx. 144g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.32 lb)
Optics Pixels Camera Effective Pixels 16.1 Megapixels
Sensor Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch CCD Sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Lens Aperture F3.9 - 5.7 / 2-step (F3.9 / 9.0(W), F5.7 / 13.0(T))
Optical Zoom 4x
Focal Length f=4.5 - 18.0mm (25 - 100mm in 35mm equiv.)
Focal Length (29-108mm in 35mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 5.1x (4:3 / 10M), 7.2x (4:3 / 5M), 9.0x (under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom 8x
Lens LUMIX DC VARIO
Lens 11 elements in 10 groups
Lens (5 Aspherical Lenses / 9 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lens)
2- Speed Zoom -
Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction MEGA O.I.S. (On with Active Mode (Only for Motion Picture) /Off) / No
Digital Zoom Max. 4x
Conversion Lens Compatibility -
Focus Focusing Area Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
Focusing Area ]Macro / Intelligent AUTO/ motion picture: Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp Yes (On/Off), LED light in motion picture
Focus Normal, AF Macro, Macro Zoom
Focus Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF(only for motion picture)
Focus AF Tracking
AF Metering Face / AF Tracking / 23-Area / 1-Area / Spot
Shutter Shutter Speed approx. 8 - 1/1300 sec
Shutter Speed 15sec / 30sec / 60sec in Starry Sky mode
Recording Finder Viewfinder -
File File Format Still Image: JPEG(DCF/Exif2.3), DPOF
File Format Motion picture: MP4
Recording Modes Mode Dial / Mode Button Intelligent AUTO, Normal Picture,?Creative Control, Sports, Snow, Beach&Surf, Advanced Underwater,
Mode Dial / Mode Button Panorama Shot, SCN
Creative Control mode Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color
Still Image Scene Mode Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through
Continuous Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, approx. 1.3 frames/sec
Continuous Shooting Mode High-speed Burst Mode: approx. 8 frames/sec
Continuous Shooting Mode (recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)
Continuous Shooting Mode Flash burst shooting
Motion Picture Recording (*2) HD Video 1280 x 720 pixels, 25fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4)
STD Video 640 x 480 pixels, 25fps (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4)
High Speed Video -
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures) AVCHD -
MP4 approx. 100 min (HD)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures) AVCHD -
MP4 approx. 50 min (HD)
Exposure Parameters Exposure Auto(Program AE)
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing 1/3 -1EV step, Max +/-1EV, 3 frames
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple
ISO Sensitivity I.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
ISO Sensitivity High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Picture Quality Still Picture Recording [4:3] 4608x3456 (16M) / 3648x2736 (10M EZ) / 2560x1920 (5M EZ) / 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 1280x960 (1M EZ) /640x480 (0.3M EZ)
Still Picture Recording [3:2] 4608x3072 (14M)
Still Picture Recording [16:9] 4608x2592 (12M)
Still Picture Recording [1:1] 3456x3456 (12M)
Image Quality -
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Photo Style / Film Mode -
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color Color Mode : Standard, Black&White, Sepia, Vivid( Normal only), Happy (only in iA Mode)
Picture Adjustment -
Aspect Bracketing -
Other Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal) Yes (On/Off)
Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
Self Timer 2 sec / 10 sec
Self Shot Mode -
Playback Display Playback Mode All,, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorites), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback Yes / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image Yes / No
Show Histogram -
Show Highlights -
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes
Edit Retouch Creative Retouch / Auto Retouch / Color Reproduction
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling Yes / Yes / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp Yes / No / Yes
Cut Animation -
Video Divide Yes
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
Setup OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)
Others Monitor LCD Monitor 2.7"(6.75cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)
LCD Monitor Field of View : approx. 100%
LCD Monitor AUTO Power Monitor mode, Power Monitor mode, High Angle mode
Flash Built- in- Flash Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off,
Built- in- Flash 0.3 - 4.4m (Wide / i.ISO), 1.0 - 3.0m (Tele/ i.ISO)
Media Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory Approx.220MB
Audio Microphone / Speaker Mono / Mono
Interface Interface AV Output (PAL/NTSC), USB(AV/USB Multi)
Power Power Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V / 680mAh / 2.5Wh)
Power AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC)(Optional)
Battery life (approx.) 250 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
Standard Package Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 SE
Standard Accessories Battery Pack, Battery Charger, AC Cable, USB Cable, Hand Strap, Silicone Jacket, CD-ROM
NOTE Recording conditions by CIPA standard
NOTE - CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association].
NOTE - Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on.
NOTE - Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB).
NOTE - Using the supplied battery.
NOTE - Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].)
NOTE - Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording.
NOTE - Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording.
NOTE - Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases.
NOTE - These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH.
NOTE - The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use.
NOTE - Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.
NOTE - Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures.
NOTE SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.
NOTE - Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.