The Panasonic DMC-FT3 is a 12.1 megapixel compact camera which is waterproof to 12m, shockproof to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees C and dustproof - perfect for taking anywhere!
The Panasonic FT3 also offers a 4.6, 28mm wide-angle zoom lens, 1920 x 1080 full-HD movie recording, 3D photo Mode, GPS functionality, a compass, altimeter and even a barometer. The Panasonic DMC- FT3 further strengthens its feature list by including a built-in GPS function, compass, altimeter and barometer are all newly incorporated for users to enjoy active outdoor even more.
The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens in folded optics boasts not only high quality image but also rugged design. Starting at the 28mm wide angle, and zooming up to a useful 4.6x in telephoto, this camera gives you the flexibility for virtually all shooting scenes - especially underwater, where movement is often restricted and the angle of view becomes important for composing your shots.
Sporting a newly developed 12.1-megapixel Hi-Speed CCD sensor, the DMC-FT3 is compatible with high-speed, large-capacity signal processing required for 1920 x 1080 full-HD movie recording in AVCHD and high speed continuous shooting. And the advanced image processing LSI, the Venus Engine FHD, assures high picture quality in both photo and movie recording. It also compiles the Intelligent Resolution technology to perform the optimum signal processing depending on the part of a picture to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine details.
The powerful 4.6x optical zoom increases its power to 6x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function taking advantage of the Intelligent Resolution technology maintaining the picture quality even using digital zoom. The Sonic Speed AF and a quick start-up time give the DMC-FT3 super high speed response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities.
The iA (Intelligent Auto) mode is also evolved. For more correction effect in movie recording, Active Mode is added to the conventional POWER O.I.S. It excels in suppressing blur when recording movie at wide angle in shooting while walking. Together with the POWER O.I.S., the DMC-FT3 powerfully prevents blur in both photo and movie recording.
The Motion Deblur mode is also available by updating the motion detection (Intelligent ISO Control) and brightness control (Intelligent Exposure) to gain as high shutter speed as possible. Face Recognition, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Intelligent Exposure work appropriately just by entering the iA mode for any user to take beautiful photos with maximum ease.
The newly added Lumix Image Uploader realizes direct, instant image sharing via Facebook(photo) or YouTube(movie) with any PC on the spot to let users enjoy communication with photos and movies they take. The realistic, less-distorted 3D image produced by DMC-FT3 with the new 3D Photo mode can also be enjoyed on a VIERA 3D HDTV or other MPO-compatible 3D equipment.
- 3D Photo capability - Built-in GPS - 3.7fps continuous shooting - Waterproof to 12m - Shockproof from 2m - Freezeproof to -10 degrees celcius
User-friendly Panasonic FT3 features powerful image stabilization Panasonic's iA Mode, a suite of technologies that engage automatically, has evolved for more powerful image stabilization while video recording and taking still photos with Active Mode which boosts POWER OIS to excel in suppressing blur when recording videos at wide angle while walking. Geotagging with GPS built-in Panasonic Lumix FT3 compact camera The newly-integrated GPS function, shows the name of the Country/Region, State/Prov./County, County/Township, City/Town/Village and Landmark by using the internal data to give users details on where the photos or videos were taken. The area information covers 203 countries or regions for global users. Plus, more than 1,000,000 landmarks over 78 countries or regions are in the database. Panasonic DMC-FT3 with special coated 2.7-inch LCD Beyond full-HD video recording capabilities, the Panasonic DMC-FT3 excels in shooting videos with a Dolby Digital Creator so audio quality is also high. The built-in LED light greatly supports shooting in dark situations. The Panasonic Lumix FT3 also features a 2.7-inch, 230,000-dot Intelligent LCD screen with wide-viewing angle and Anti-Reflection coating.
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 Mega-Pixels CCD Size: 1/2.33 inch CCD Optical Zoom: 4.6x Optical Focal Length: 28-130mm (35mm equiv) Aperture: F3.3 "“ F5.9 Lens Type: Leica Vario-Elmar (10 Elements in 8 Groups) LCD Size: 2.7" 230k dot resolution ISO Sensitivity: I .ISO 100/200/400/800/1600 High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400) Intelligent Auto: Mega OIS, Face Detection, Intelligent ISO, Intelligent Scene Selector, Digital Red Eye Correction, Intelligent Resolution Burst Shooting: Approx 10 frames/sec Motion Recording: 1920 x 1080i, AVCHD Battery Life (CIPA Standard): 210 Pictures SD Card: SD/SDHC/SDXC Included Accessories
Battery Charger, Protective Silicone Jacket, Battery - DMW-BCF10, AV Cable, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM Optional Accessories
AC Adaptor: DMW-AC5 (must use with DC Coupler) DC Coupler: DMW-DCC4