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Discover shooting flexibility that gives you the freedom to travel with your camera and share your pictures with family and friends back home. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 Digital Camera delivers phenomenal image quality with an incredible 20x Optical Zoom getting you up close and personal. The 24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC lens delivers superior detail when you are capturing those special moments.
The ability to control, save and share your images is at your fingertips with the new Wi-Fi capability of the ZS30. Take advantage of complete remote control of your camera ensuring you capture that perfect shot every time. Share and save your pictures and movies easier than ever with a simple tap of the camera or click of a button.
The LUMIX ZS30 will inspire and support your creativity on all of your photographic journeys delivering stunning results in every environment. If you find yourself in low light conditions, the new 18.1-megapixel high sensitivity MOS Sensor will capture clear, sharp images. Get as creative as you want with the high-powered zoom. The improved POWER O.I.S and 5 Axis correction capabilities help prevent tilt and movement from handshake even at the highest-powered zoom without a tripod. Let high quality movies tell the story of your life. The ZS30 performs beautifully with 1920x1080 60p Full HD AVCHD video recording and a stereo microphone allowing you to shoot the highest quality movies with ease.
One Touch Connection: Get connected with NFC (Near Field Communication) and you can easily change your smartphone or tablet into a remote control for your LUMIX camera by simply touching the camera and the smartphone or tablet together.
Remote Shooting: You'll have the ultimate wireless control with the Panasonic Image App. You can use your smartphone or tablet to control the camera's zoom, set the focus, and shoot from a distance.
Video Recording: Getting yourself in the photo has never been easier with remote shooting and now you can even get into the video action too. The ZS30 will start and stop video recording from your smartphone or tablet allowing you to reach new heights in your creativity.
Remote View: Once you've captured your photos and videos remotely, don't worry about running back to the camera to see if you got the shot. You can view images and play back videos right from your smartphone to ensure you got it. You're free to continue shooting right at the spot without moving back to the camera to reset it like you would have to do with the self-timer function.
Touch and Share: Sharing images has never been easier. Simply touch your camera to your friend's smartphone or tablet and an image will be transferred.*
Panasonic Image App Easy Share: The power of sharing and convenience is in your hands with the free Panasonic Image App for iOS/Android smartphones/tablets. You can instantly upload and share your images on a SNS (Social Networking Service) with the app.
18.1MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor: A 18.1MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor offers high-speed signal output and high quality image recording even in low light conditions. The new Venus Engine Image Processor is powerful enough to handle multiple operations simultaneously and provides the ability to process Full HD data at high speeds. Its Noise Reduction System keeps images clear even at high ISO.
Leica DC Vario-Elmar 20x Optical Zoom Lens: A 20x ultra wide-angle optical zoom lens provides the 35mm focal length equivalent of a 24-480mm lens, which incorporates shooting possibilities from ultra wide-angle to super-telephoto. At the wide-angle end, group shots, expansive interiors and exaggerated angles are possible and the 480mm telephoto capability will bring distant subjects in for their close-up. A 40x Intelligent Digital Zoom function is also available for even longer reach. To ensure sharpness and greater color fidelity, the lens' optical design features 3 aspherical and 2 Extra-low Dispersion lens elements and Nano Surface Coating on the lens elements improves clarity by reducing flaring and ghosting.
Full HD 1080p Video with Dedicated One-touch Button and Stereo Sound: Full HD 1080p Video recording is available with a dedicated button that switches you immediately from photo mode into video mode. Shoot in MP4 format for viewing on your computer or AVCHD if viewing with Blu-ray players or on a VIERA TV. Dolby Digital sound with a wind cut function provides stereo audio recording and Intelligent Auto, 20x Zoom and Creative Control Modes are supported in video. In Miniature Effect Mode you can create 10x fast-moving movies. HYBRID Optical Image Stabilization with 5-Axis correction provides movement compensation for smooth, blur-free videos and Level Shot Function keeps you shooting straight. Also, while shooting HD video you can simply push the shutter button to create a still image without cutting the video.
3.0 In. Intelligent Multi-touch LCD Display: Composition and playback are viewed with the large 3.0" TFT Color LCD display with 920,000 pixel resolution. It provides 100% field of view and features multi-touch control including Touch AF, Touch Zoom and Touch Shutter.
Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC: The ZS30 provides Wi-Fi connectivity with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. By downloading the Panasonic Image App to your iOS or Android smart phone or tablet, you can not only instantly transfer images to your device for sharing, but you can use your device as a remote control to shoot photos and HD videos with the ZS30. NFC technology allows a simple touch of your phone to the camera to transfer images and auto transfer wirelessly sends images to your computer anytime you charge your camera via the USB input. The Panasonic Image App also provides instant sharing between friend's smart phones, direct upload to social network sites and wireless playback on compliant HDTVs.
HYBRID Optical Image Stabilization: The O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) suppresses the vibration from hand-shake, which is generated when pressing the shutter button or when shooting with a slow shutter speed. It provides clearer images with less blur. The O.I.S. also is effective with long telephoto shots, which are especially susceptible to hand-shake. HYBRID O.I.S. combines O.I.S. with 5-Axis Correction and provides clear images with smooth movement when recording video.
Digital Point and Shoot Information
1/2.33 In. MOS
4 - 1/2000 sec
Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
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