Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera

Panasonic
Product #:
PND1278
Manufacturer #:
DMC-FZ2500
UPC:
885170290945
  • Panasonic LUMIX FZ2500 digital camera
  • 20.1 MP MOS sensor
  • 4K Ultra HD video recording
  • OLED Live viewfinder
  • Built-in focus stacking modes
  • Recording formats of MP4 (LPCM) and MOV
  • Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Color: Black

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Screen Size:
3.0-inch (7.5cm)
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.
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Compatible Media:
SD; SDHC; SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.
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Megapixels:
20.1 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.
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Color:
Black
Color:
The color of the item.
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Maximum Aperture:
F2.8 - 4.5
Maximum Aperture:
How wide a lens can be opened.
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Overview

With its modern technology and immense versatility, the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera is an ingenious gadget for both photography and videography enthusiasts. It features a 20.1-MP, 1-inch, high-sensitivity MOS sensor, which lets you capture photos and videos of supreme quality. The 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. makes it easy to shoot blur-free pictures, even of subjects that are in high-speed motion. Use the inbuilt autofocus, which comes with DFD technology, for focusing on your scene automatically with impressive sharpness and detail. Lastly, the integrated WiFi facility makes it possible to share the captured content with a majority of compatible devices.

Optics and Focus

The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens from Panasonic, which has a focal length of 8.8-176 mm and an aperture of f/2.8-4.5, is constructed with 16 elements in 11 groups and features a 9-blade diaphragm for providing your pictures with a gorgeous bokeh. The built-in autofocus, which comes with DFD technology, enables you to focus on your scene automatically. The 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. makes the task of shooting blur-free pictures of even fast-moving subjects an effortless one. The electronic shutter operates at its maximum speed of 1/16,000th of a second, whereas the ISO ranges between 80 and 25,600. Moreover, use the numerous White Balance and Exposure modes for a variety of photography situations.

Sensor and Screen

The LUMIX DMC-FZ2500 from Panasonic is equipped with a 20.1-MP, 1-inch, high-sensitivity MOS sensor that enables you to shoot high-quality videos and pictures. The 3-inch TFT LCD touchscreen comes with a wide viewing angle, a resolution of 1040 k dots, and a static touch control for viewing captured content and accessing menus with immense clarity. The 2360 k-dot OLED Live viewfinder comes in handy when shooting under bright light. Also, the touchscreen and viewfinder both offer a 100% field of view.

Image and Video

This camera from Panasonic not only takes RAW, JPEG, and DPOF pictures at a resolution of up to 5472 x 3080 pixels at a 16:9 aspect ratio, but also records amazing 4K videos at a 3840 x 2160-pixel resolution at 30p in the MOV and MP4 formats. You can shoot regular images and 4K images in a continuous manner at a burst rate of 50 fps and 30 fps, respectively. For added creativity, you can even capture astounding panorama shots.

Other Features

The built-in WiFi connectivity in the LUMIX DMC-FZ2500 enables you to share your videos and photos with a variety of WiFi-enabled devices. Use the camera’s microHDMI TypeD port for connecting it to a television for viewing the content directly on the bigger screen. You can insert an SDHC, SD, or SDXC memory card in the camera’s memory card slot for extra storage. Powering this camera is a 1200 mAh Lithium-Ion battery pack.

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Specifications

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Image Sensor
Sensor Type: MOS
Sensor Type:
Describes the makeup, build, and technology of the sensor that is in the camera.

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Display & Viewfinder
Screen Size: 3.0-inch (7.5cm)
Screen Size:
The size of the screen listed by height and width.

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Display Type: TFT LCD monitor with static touch control
Display Type:
The type or brand of the screen.

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Monitor Resolution: Approx. 1,040k dots
Monitor Resolution:
A measurement of the LCD Monitor's resolution not by width by height, but rather the total amount of dots.

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Detailed Specifications
Aspect Ratio: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Aspect Ratio:
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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ISO Range: Auto / Intelligent ISO / 80* / 100* / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600
ISO Range:
Refers to the lowest and highest ISO sensitivity options the user has with a particular camera. (e.g. The Canon 5D Mark III has an ISO Range of 100-25,600)

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Flash Exposure Compensation: 1/3EV step ±3EV
Flash Exposure Compensation:
A technique to compensate a measured exposure level against other factors which may render a less-optimal image.

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Max Resolution: 4864 x 3648
Max Resolution:
The highest resolution that a display device can support.

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Battery Life: Approx. 350 images (rear monitor), 270 images (LVF)
Battery Life:
The amount of time a battery stays charged.

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Image Stabilization: 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S
Image Stabilization:
This is a family of techniques used to reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera during exposure. Image stabilization helps in low light situations using slower shutter speeds.

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Image Stabilization: Sensor-Shift, 5-Way
Image Stabilization:
This is a family of techniques used to reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera during exposure. Image stabilization helps in low light situations using slower shutter speeds.

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Compatible Media: SD; SDHC; SDXC
Compatible Media:
A storage medium that is compatible with your portable device, in a form that can easily be removed or accessed by a PC such as a type of memory card that is compatible with your camera.

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Megapixels: 20.1 MP
Megapixels:
A megapixel is one million pixels. It is commonly used to describe the resolution of digital cameras. For example, a 7.2 megapixel camera is capable of capturing roughly 7,200,000 pixels. The higher the megapixel number, the more detail the camera can capture. Therefore, the megapixel count is a significant specification to look for when buying a digital camera.

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Shutter
Shutter Speeds: Still image: Mechanical shutter type: 1/4,000 - 60, Bulb (Max. 2 minutes); Electronic shutter type: 1/16,000 - 1; Motion picture: 59.94Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/30, 50.00Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/25, 24.00Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/24 (When using Synchro Scan); Creative Video M mode / MF mode: 1/16,000 - 1/2
Shutter Speeds:
The amount of time the shutter stay open for exposure. Measured in fractions of seconds.

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Remote Control: Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
Remote Control:
An external device that can be used to activate the shutter in a camera so no physical contact with the camera is necessary. There are both wired and wireless remote controls for various applications.

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Self Timer: 10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec
Self Timer:
Allows a delay between pressing the shutter release button and the actual firing of the shutter. Commonly used to give photographers time to put themselves in the shot and to take photos without having to physically have their hands on the camera during exposure.

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Playback Specifications
Playback Functions: 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture Only / Video Only), Location Logging, RAW Processing, 4K PHOTO Bulk Saving, Light Composition, Clear Retouch, Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Time Lapse Video, Stop Motion Video, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Rotation Display, Favorite, Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit, Picture Sort, Delete Confirmation
Playback Functions:
Various playback functions such as slideshow and histogram view.

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Control Specifications
Color Temperature: 2500 - 10000K in 100K
Color Temperature:
Refers to the relative warmth or coolness of white light. Color temperature is conventionally stated in the unit of absolute temperature, the kelvin, having the unit symbol K.

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Exposure Compensation: 1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)
Exposure Compensation:
Refers to the option for the user to override the internal light meter in the camera to either OVER or UNDER expose based on middle/18% gray. This is especially useful when photographing either extremely white/bright scenes or when in very dark/dimly lit scenarios.

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A/V Mode
Video Clip Length: Up to 29 Min 59 Sec
Video Clip Length:
The longest clip that a video camera can record.

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Video Recording System: Yes, NTSC
Video Recording System:
Describes the camera's video recording capability. Will describe the camera's video recording system, image sensor, video resolution, as well as other pertinent information related to the camera's video recording.

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Audio Recording: Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Audio Recording:
Describes the camera's audio recording capability. Will describe the type of microphone and any additional XLR/miniphone jacks.

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Physical Specifications
Dimensions: 5.42 x 4.01 x 5.30 in (137.6 x 101.9 x 134.7 mm) (excluding protrusions)
Dimensions:
The measurements of an object.

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Weight: Approx. 2.13 lb (966g) (SD card, Battery, Body); Approx.2.02 lb (915g) (Body only)
Weight:
The physical weight of the item without packaging.

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Color: Black
Color:
The color of the item.

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Imaging & Exposure Control
White Balance: Auto; Daylight; Cloudy; Shade; Incandescent; Flash; White Set 1, 2, 3, 4; Color temperature setting 1, 2, 3, 4
White Balance:
White Balance is the process of removing unrealistic color casts so that objects which appear white in person are rendered white in your photo.

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Power System
Battery Type: Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7Wh)
Battery Type:
The type of battery for a device. Some cameras use single use alkaline while others use rechargeable lithium batteries.

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Recording Data
Image Formats: JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, DPOF
Image Formats:
The types of files that a particular camera produces. All cameras output JPEG images, but some of the more sophisticated models will shoot in RAW mode. RAW Image Formats will vary based on manufacturer.

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Color Space: sRGB, AdobeRGB
Color Space:
Digital cameras use additive RGB gamuts to capture color in numerical values. This refers to the options of various color spaces that can be used. The most common are Adobe RGB and sRGB

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Brand
Brand: Panasonic
Focusing Control
Focus Modes: AF, AF Macro, Macro Zoom Each available with AFS (Single), AFF (Flexible), AFC (Continuous), MF
Focus Modes:
The types of focus modes an item has.

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Camera Attributes
Image Sensor Size: 17.3 x 13.0 mm
Image Sensor Size:
Refers to the actual physical size of the imaging sensor in the camera. A sensor that has the same dimensions as a 35mm frame of film is considered to be "full" frame. Other smaller sensor sizes are described in terms relative to a "full" sized sensor. (e.g. an APS-C 1.5x crop sensor)

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Exposure Modes: Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Exposure Modes:
The various programmed, automatic, semi-automatic, and/or manual shooting modes which a camera has available for use. (e.g. Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, and Programmed Automatic)

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Lens
Digital Zoom: Max. 4x
Digital Zoom:
A function of a digital camera that makes an image seem close-up.

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Focusing Range: Normal: Wide 30 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity AF Macro / MF / Intelligent Auto / Motion picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
Focusing Range:
The range a camera is able to focus on for a certain image.

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Focal Length: f = 8.8 - 176mm
Focal Length:
The distance between the film and the optical center of the lens when the lens is focused on infinity.

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Lens Specification
Lens Magnification Factor: Approx. 2.18x (0.74x) (35mm camera equiv. in 4:3)
Lens Magnification Factor:
This is the magnifying factor of a lens. Macro lenses will often be described by their “magnification factor”. A lens with a 1:1 magnification factor produces a projected image on the sensor which is the same as the subject.

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Maximum Aperture: F2.8 - 4.5
Maximum Aperture:
How wide a lens can be opened.

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Optical Zoom: 20x
Optical Zoom:
Optical Zoom

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In The Box

  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • USB Cable
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap String
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • Shoulder Strap

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