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LUMIX DMC-FZ47 DMC-FZ48

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1920 x 1080 Full HD Video
in AVCHD Format

The DMC-FZ47(FZ48) is an advanced photographic tool for recording not only great photos but also beautiful full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) format*. The AVCHD format features almost twice the recording time in HD quality than the conventional Motion JPEG and excels in the compatibility with AV equipment like HDTVs or Blu-ray Disc™ players.

A special, dedicated button lets you instantly start recording videos while shooting photos without having to make any extra settings.

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* The video is optimized for web view by file conversion.

*1 Full HD (1,920 × 1,080) videos are output by the image sensor at 30p (NTSC) / 25p (PAL), and recorded at 60i (NTSC) / 50i (PAL). HD (1,280 × 720) videos are output by the image sensor at 30p (NTSC) / 25p (PAL), and recorded at 60p (NTSC) / 50p (PAL). *2 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. • The length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. •Use a card with SD Speed Class* with "Class 4" or higher when recording videos. * SD Speed Class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.

POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode

The Active Mode effectively suppresses blur in video recording especially at wide angle while walking or playing with your children. In addition, it's an optical system so there's no image degradation. It‘s especially good for active video shooting.

Without Active Mode*
With Active Mode*
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* POWER O.I.S. OFF

* POWER O.I.S. ON

High Quality Sound

A stereo microphone, featuring Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator, records dynamic, true-to-life stereo audio that brings out the power of your HD videos. It also features zoom microphone function, and a silence design that helps suppress lens drive noise.

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

MP4 Format Recording

The DMC-FZ47(FZ48) can record videos in MP4 format. This format is suitable for editing videos on a computer or uploading those to websites. Resolution can be selected among 1,920 x 1,080 (20Mbps), 1,280 x 720 (10Mbps), 640 x 480 (4Mbps), all at 30p (NTSC) / 25p (PAL).

Formats to Match Your Needs

AVCHD: Optimal for viewing on a VIERA TV or with Blu-ray Disc™ players.

MP4: Optimal for viewing or editing on a computer.

Auto Wind Cut Function

The new Wind Cut function is available to block out most of the noise from background wind automatically. This gives you higher quality sound when taking images on breezy days.

Creative Control and Photo Style

You can use the new Creative Control and Photo Style for shooting videos. It renders highly unique expressions by matching the colors to your subject and surroundings. In Miniature Effect Mode, the video recorded is played back in 10x fast-forwarding making it more comical to watch*.

* Sound will not be recorded with Miniature Effect in Creative Control Mode and approximately 1/10 of the time period is recorded. (If you record for 10 minutes, the resulting motion picture recording will be approximately 1 minute long)

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Creative Video Mode

The Creative Video Mode gives you a wider range of expressive possibilities to explore. Changing the shutter speed brings special effects to videos, which is especially suitable for shooting fast-moving subjects. The ability to control the aperture is convenient when there are several subjects at different distances and it is desired to have each of them stand out.

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Aperture-priority Mode

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Shutter-priority Mode

These functions are also available

Versatile Video Function: The iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode and Scene Mode[Open New Window] are available in video recording.

Still Image Recording[Open New Window]: It is possible to take still image while recording video simultaneously*.

* The picture size is fixed to 3.5-megapixel (16:9).

Cut Animation[Open New Window]: You can cut out a clear still image from a video in the camera thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology.

Video Divide[Open New Window]: You can divide a single video into two parts using only the camera.

• 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.