20x Optical Zoom with 4-Drive Lens SystemBy driving each lens group separately, drive ranges are reduced to deliver high-image quality and high-powered zooming. It also keeps the body compact, even with a 20x optical zoom.
HDR (High Dynamic Range) MovieCapture clear Shots with Excellent Detail in Both Bright and Dark Areas. By combining two images taken with different exposure times, the HDR Movie function suppresses blown highlights and blocked shadows for crisper, clearer videos. This is the world's first* consumer camcorder to feature the HDR Movie function. Even in difficult shooting situations, such as backlighting, you can easily record true-to-life videos with excellent gradation.
Wireless Twin Camera—Use Your Smartphone as a Sub CameraUsing your smartphone's Wi-Fi, you can shoot from two angles at the same time. And because you're shooting with two different cameras, you shoot from any distance or angle you choose for a variety of Picture-in-Picture images.
BSI SensorThe Back Side Illumination Sensor has a large effective area with 6.03M effective pixels, suppressing noise even when shooting in dimly lit conditions, such as indoor scenes or nightscapes. It delivers stunningly beautiful images even down to the tiniest details. Crystal Engine is Panasonic's unique, high-speed engine lets you shoot and play smooth Slow Motion Video in Full-HD. Its Noise Reduction function reduces noise for crisp, vibrantly colorful Full-HD images.
Creative ControlFilter effects—Miniature Effect, 8mm Movie, Silent Movie and Time Lapse Recording—let you shoot impressive video recordings to match the shooting situation.
Full-HD Slow Motion VideoRecords Full-HD (1920 x 1080) at 120 fps.* And the Intelligent Frame Creation of the Crystal Engine interpolates to an equivalent of 240 fps,* for smooth slow motion. Easily switch to slow motion while recording with a simple touch on the LCD screen.
High-Quality Sound RecordingWind Shield Zoom Microphone — A special damping material between the mic and mic net suppresses wind noise for clear recording.
High-Quality Audio Parts — Four 6mm-diameter, high-S/N mics and aluminum electrolytic capacitors reduce sound distortion and increase clarity.
iA (intelligent Auto) / iA Plus ModeiA senses shooting conditions to automatically adjust settings and activate functions for optimal results. This powerful mode also lets you adjust exposure compensation and white balance with a single button on the LCD.