Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is a bridge camera features 4K QFHD Video Recording at 30 fps. This camera sit on a super-zoom camera class featuring a wide-angle 16x zoom lens equivalent to a focal range of 25-400mm, 20.1MP 1″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor, 0.39″ 2,359k-Dot OLED Live View Finder, 3.0″ 921k-Dot Free-Angle LCD Monitor, and Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC. The camera also comes with HYBRID O.I.S. 5-Axis Image Stabilization, Light Speed AF with LUMIX DFD Focus, ISO 25600 and 50 fps Continuous Shooting. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 available for pre-order with price of $897.99.

Overall Rating: ★★★★½



+ Actual: 20.9 Megapixel
+ Effective: 20.1 Megapixel

Sensor 1″ MOS

File Formats
+ Still Images: JPEG, RAW
+ Movies: AVCHD Ver. 2.0, MP4
+ Audio: AAC, Dolby Digital 2ch

Max Resolution 20MP: 5472 x 3648

Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9

Image Stabilization Optical, 5-Way


+ Leica DC Vario-Elmarit, 15 elements in 11 groups
+ 5 Aspherical, 4 ED
+ EFL: 9.12-146 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25-400 mm)
+ Aperture: f/2.8 (W) – 4 (T) to f/11

Filter Thread 62 mm

+ Optical: 16x
+ Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 22.4x
+ Extra Optical Zoom (EZ): 32x
+ Intelligent Zoom: 32x
+ Digital: 4x

Focus Range
+ Wide: 11.81″ (30 cm) – Infinity
+ Telephoto: 3.28′ (1 m) – Infinity
+ Wide Macro: 1.18″ (3 cm) – Infinity
+ Tele Macro: 3.28′ (1 m) – Infinity

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 125-12800 (Extended Mode: 80-25600)

+ Type: Mechanical
+ Speed: 60 – 1/4000 sec
+ Type: Electronic
+ Speed: 1 – 16,000 sec
+ 2 – 0 min in Bulb Mode

Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot

Exposure Modes
+ Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
+ Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

Shooting Modes Bleach-Bypass, Cross-Process, Dynamic Monochrome, Expressive, Fantasy, High Dynamic, High-Key, Impressive Art, Low Key, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Old Days, One Point Color, Retro, Rough Monochrome, Sepia, Silky Monochrome, Soft Focus, Star Filter, Sunshine, Toy Camera Effect, Toy Pop

White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade, White Set 1, White Set 2, White Set 3, White Set 4

Burst Rate Up to 50 fps, Up to 12 fps, Up to 7 fps, Up to 2 fps

Self Timer 2 Sec, 10 Sec

Remote Control DMW-RSL1 (Optional)


Flash Modes 1st Curtain Sync, Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Off, Second-curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction

Built-in Flash Yes

Maximum Effective Flash Range
+ Wide: 0.98 – 44.29′ (0.3 – 13.5 m)
+ Telephoto: 3.28 – 31.17′ (1 – 9.5 m)

External Flash Connection Hot Shoe


Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC


Video Recording Yes, NTSC

+ 3840 x 2160: 30 fps
+ 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps
+ 1280 x 720: 30 fps
+ 640 x 480: 30 fps


Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min 59 Sec

Audio Recording
+ Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
+ Optional External Mic: With Video


Viewfinder Type Electronic

Viewfinder Coverage 100%

Screen 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Swivel (921,000 pixels)

Screen Coverage 100%

Connectivity/System Requirements

Connectivity 1/8″ Microphone, 2.5mm Sub-mini (3-Ring), AV / USB Multi, AV Output, HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0

Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n built-in


Battery 1x DMW-BLC12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2VDC, 1200mAh

AC Power Adapter DMW-AC10 (Included)


Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.4 x 3.9 x 5.1″ / 136.8 x 98.5 x 130.7 mm

Weight 1.83 lb / 831 g with battery and memory card

Video Reviews

Review Video By TheCameraStoreTV

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Sample Photos

- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Sample Photos @ PhotographyBlog

- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Sample Photos @ Techradar

User Manual

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 User Manual (PDF)

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