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• Availability of models, product number (DMC-FZ47 or DMC-FZ48), product design and optional accessories may differ depending on the country or region. Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region.

Dimensions (W x H x D)

120.3 x 79.8 x 91.9 mm
(4.74 x 3.14 x 3.62 inch)

Weight (Approx.)

454 g (1.00 lb) without Battery and SD Memory Card
498 g (1.10 lb) with Battery and SD Memory Card

Camera Effective Pixels 12.1 Megapixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.33-inch CCD sensor / 12.5 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Aperture F2.8 - 5.2 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F2.8 - 8.0 (W) / F5.2 - 8.0 (T))
Optical Zoom 24x
Focal Length f = 4.5 - 108 mm (25 - 600 mm in 35 mm equiv.)
(28 - 672 mm in 35 mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 29.4x (4:3 / 8M), 37.5x (4:3 / 5M), 46.9x (4:3 / under 3M)
Intelligent Zoom 32x
14 elements in 10 groups
(2 Aspherical Lenses / 3 Aspherical Surfaces / 3 ED Lenses / 1 Nano Surface Coating Lens)
2-Speed Zoom Yes
Optical Image Stabilizer POWER O.I.S. (On / Off / Active Mode (Only for Motion Picture))
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Area Normal: Wide 30 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm - infinity
AF Macro / MF / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 1 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp Yes
Focus Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom, Quick AF On / Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Manual Focus (jog dial and cursor key button), One Shot AF, AF Area Select, AF Tracking
AF Metering Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area (flexible / scalable)
Shutter Speed Still: Approx. 60 - 1/2,000 sec
Video Mode: 1/30 - 1/20,000 sec (1/8 - 1/20,000 sec on MF operation on Creative Video Mode)
Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60 sec
Viewfinder 0.20" Color EVF (201,600 Pixels equiv.), Field of View: Approx. 100%, Lens 19.6x
Digital Red-Eye Correction
(Red-Eye Removal)
Recording File Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF / Exif 2.3)
3D Image: MPO
Motion Picture: AVCHD, MP4
Rec Mode (Mode Dial) Intelligent Auto, P (Program) Mode, A (Aperture Priority) Mode, S (Shutter Priority) Mode, M (Manual) Mode, Creative Video Mode, Creative Control Mode, Portrait Mode, Scenery Mode, Sports Mode, Night Portrait Mode, Close-up Mode, Scene Mode, Custom
Creative Control Mode Expressive, Retro, High Key, Sepia, High Dynamic, Pin Hole, Film Grain, Miniature Effect
Still Image Scene Mode Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, High-speed Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame, 3D Photo
Continuous Shooting Mode Full-resolution Image, 3.7 frames / sec
Max. 7 images (Standard Mode), Max. 7 images (Fine Mode)

High-speed Burst Mode: Approx. 7 frames / sec (Image Priority)
Approx. 10 frames / sec (Speed Priority)
(recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1)
Motion Picture Recording*
HD Video: 1,920 x 1,080 pixels [NTSC Model]
AVCHD 60i (FSH: 17Mbps) (Sensor output is 30p)
MP4, 30fps (FHD: 20Mbps) (Sensor output is 30p)
[PAL Model]
AVCHD 50i (FSH: 17Mbps) (Sensor output is 25p)
MP4, 25fps (FHD: 20Mbps) (Sensor output is 25p)
1,280 x 720 pixels [NTSC Model]
AVCHD 60p (SH: 17Mbps) (Sensor output is 30p)
MP4, 30fps (HD: 10Mbps) (Sensor output is 30p)
[PAL Model]
AVCHD 50p (SH: 17Mbps) (Sensor output is 25p)
MP4, 25fps (HD: 10Mbps) (Sensor output is 25p)
STD Video: 640 x 480 pixels (VGA) [NTSC Model]
MP4, 30fps (4Mbps)
[PAL Model]
MP4, 25fps (4Mbps)
(A max. of approx. 4 GB of continuous motion picture can be recorded in MP4. In AVCHD, recording may be continued until the card is full.)
Continuous Recordable Time
(Motion Pictures)*
AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 140 min
AVCHD with picture quality set to [SH]: Approx. 160 min
MP4 with picture quality set to [FHD]: Approx. 140 min
Actual Recordable Time
(Motion Pictures)*
AVCHD with picture quality set to [FSH]: Approx. 80 min
AVCHD with picture quality set to [SH]: Approx. 90 min
MP4 with picture quality set to [FHD]: Approx. 80 min
Exposure Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual, Program Shift (Program AE Mode)
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, -3 - +3 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing ±1/3 EV - 1 EV step, 3 frames
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
ISO Sensitivity
(Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
Still Image Recording
4:3 Aspect Ratio: 4,000 x 3,000 pixels (12M),
3,264 x 2,448 pixels (8M EZ),
2,560 x 1,920 pixels (5M EZ),
2,048 x 1,536 pixels (3M EZ),
1,600 x 1,200 pixels (2M EZ),
640 x 480 pixels (0.3M EZ)
3:2 Aspect Ratio: 4,000 x 2,672 pixels (10.5M),
3,264 x 2,176 pixels (7M EZ),
2,560 x 1,712 pixels (4.5M EZ),
2,048 x 1,360 pixels (2.5M EZ),
640 x 424 pixels (0.3M EZ)
16:9 Aspect Ratio: 4,000 x 2,248 pixels (9M),
3,264 x 1,840 pixels (6M EZ),
2,560 x 1,440 pixels (3.5M EZ),
1,920 x 1,080 pixels (2M EZ),
640 x 360 pixels (0.2M EZ)
1:1 Aspect Ratio: 2,992 x 2,992 pixels (9M),
2,448 x 2,448 pixels (6M EZ),
1,920 x 1,920 pixels (3.5M EZ),
1,536 x 1,536 pixels (2.5M EZ),
480 x 480 pixels (0.2M EZ)
Image Quality Fine / Standard
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1 / White Set 2 / Color Temperature /
White Balance Adjustment (2-axis adjustable, ±9 steps each, Blue / Amber and Magenta / Green bias)
Photo Style Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, Custom
* Color Effect (only in iA Mode): Standard, Black & White, Sepia, Happy
Picture Adjustment Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Noise Reduction
Optical Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
Self Timer 2 sec / 10 sec / 10 sec (3 images)
Playback Mode Normal Playback, Slideshow, Category Playback, Mode Playback, Favorites Playback, 2D / 3D Settings
Thumbnails /
Zoomed Playback
12, 30 thumbnails /
Calendar Display Yes
Set Favorites Yes
Show Histogram Yes
Show Highlights Yes
DPOF Print Setting /
Set Protection
Yes /
Resize /
Cropping /
Yes /
Yes /
Copy /
Title Edit /
Text Stamp
Yes /
Yes /
Cut Animation Yes
Video Divide Yes
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
OSD Language English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Netherlandic, Thai, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Greek
* Check the website of Panasonic sales company in your country / region or ask customer support for details of the OSD language available on the products sold in your country / region.
LCD 7.5 cm (3.0") TFT Screen LCD Display (460,000 dots)
Field of View: Approx. 100%
Auto Power LCD Mode, Power LCD Mode
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On / Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Synchro: 1st / 2nd
0.3 - 9.5 m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.1 m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Recording Media Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Built-in Memory Approx. 70 MB
Microphone Yes (Stereo)
Speaker Yes
Interface mini HDMI, AV Output, USB2.0 High Speed
Power Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, Minimum: 895 mAh) (Included)
Battery Life**
400 pictures (CIPA Standard)
Release Time Lag (Approx.) 0.005 sec
Shutter Interval (Approx.) 0.3 sec (minimum) *Not including the time for AF.

Included Software

Operating Environment

PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.3 HD Lite Edition, QuickTime, Adobe Reader
Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM, Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Cap String
* Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the standard accessories on the products that are available in your market.
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SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card Data Capacity

* These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and a humidity of 50%RH. The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. 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. Motion pictures can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds in European PAL areas. In other region, motion pictures in [MP4] can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds. Also, motion picture recorded continuously in [MP4] is up to 4 GB.
** CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. Temperature: 23°C (73.4°F)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). Using the supplied battery. Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases. The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD Mode and Power LCD Mode.

•Use a card with SD Speed Class*** with “Class 4” or higher when recording motion images.
*** SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.
•SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats.
•If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.) If the card is not recognized, please refer to the below support site.
http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html[Open New Window]
•The battery life differs depending on the condition stored or used or environment. •Operating Temperature: 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F) •Operating Humidity: 10%RH–80%RH
•Weight and dimensions shown are approximate. •Design, functions, and specifications are subject to change without notice. •Some sample images are simulated. •Some accessories are not available in some countries. •The use of recorded or printed materials that are protected by copyright for any purpose other than personal enjoyment is prohibited, as it would infringe upon the rights of the copyright holder. •Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH. •Elmarit is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG. •The Leica DC lenses are manufactured using measurement instruments and quality assurance systems that have been certified by Leica Camera AG based on the company’s quality standards. •All other company and product names are trademarks of their respective corporations.

•iMovie, Mac, and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The Works with iMovie logo is a trademark of Apple Inc.

•iPhoto, Mac, and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The Works with iPhoto logo is a trademark of Apple Inc.

•The Windows 7 is certified with the camera unit and the included software PHOTOfunSTUDIO Ver.6.3 HD Lite Edition. Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

•The "AVCHD" and the "AVCHD" logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation.

•Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.