Lumix LF1 Premium Compact Digital Camera
Lumix LF1 premium compact digital camera has a range of features which should appeal to everyday photographers. It has a 0.20 EVF, Power O.I.S., 1/4000th highest shutter speed, full HD video recording feature and a built-in wireless connectivity for fast transfer of images and videos (powered by NFC). The whole package is powered by a 12.1 megapixel high-sensitivity Live MOS sensor under the hood.
The superior choice for challenging shooting conditions
The LUMIX DMC-LF1 is the superior choice for challenging shooting conditions, and it¿s the only* pocket-able premium zoom camera with an eye-level adjustable electronic viewfinder in its class. The LUMIX DMC-LF1 brings together modern mobile connectivity with a no compromises approach to photography that many camera enthusiasts demand, plus it slips easily into your pocket. Discover greater control and creative flexibility over most point-and-shoot cameras by integrating features like Creative Panorama and the popular LUMIX Creative Control mode, which boasts 15 fascinating filter effects for photo and HD video. Enthusiasts will love its Exposure Control Ring, Composition Guide, high sensitivity MOS sensor, and super bright 7.1X F2.0 zoom lens.
The DMC-LF1 takes advantage of the power of mobile connectivity found in your smartphone. With Wi-Fi connectivity using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, you can easily connect the camera to your smartphone/tablet anywhere simply by touching them together, making it easier than ever to share images. Utilize a smartphone/tablet as a remote shutter with a monitor, or use the Instant Transfer function to automatically send photos to your smartphone/tablet right after shooting. Combine your smartphone with the Panasonic Image App and you¿ll be sharing your photos to your favorite Social Networks in no time. Easily archive both photos and videos automatically to your computer at home via a wireless access point (router).
*As of 04/24/2013 time of Announcement.
Built-in Electronic Viewfinder, Sleek Stylish Design, 3.0-inch LCD
The DMC-LF1 is a sleek, stylish digital compact camera that comes with a 0.2-inch EVF (Electronic Viewfinder) with 200K-dot resolution and 100% field of view. This assures controllable framing and high visibility of your live view image even in strong sunlight. Designed with an eye for detail, it offers a sense of luxury that will satisfy even the most fashion-conscious. The 3.0-inch, 920,000-dot Intelligent LCD with super high resolution and a wide viewing angle features automatic brightness adjustment in 7 steps as the surrounding brightness level changes. This ensures easy visibility at all times. The big screen¿s AR coating reflects fine details, making it easy to check the focus before shooting.
Shoot Impressive Pictures With 12.1-Megapixels and iA (intelligent Auto) / iA Plus Mode
For beginners of Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, iA (Intelligent Auto) mode helps you make beautiful pictures with a variety of shooting-assist functions including AF Tracking, Intelligent D-range Control, Intelligent Scene Selector, Face Recognition and Intelligent ISO Control. The iA Plus mode lets you adjust background focus, exposure compensation, and white balance for even more control. The DMC-LF1 integrates a 1/1.7-inch, 12.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor, which is larger than standard digital compact cameras. The result is a high-resolution image with stunning clarity. The extensive light receiving area of each cell delivers high sensitivity image recording in lower light with its excellent S/N ratio and wide dynamic range.
Be Inspired With Creative Controls, Panorama, and Composition Guides
The LF1s Creative Control and Creative Retouch modes feature 15 filter effects. The Creative Control mode lets you shoot with a filter while checking how it looks on the picture. Certain filters can be used for video recording as well. The Creative Retouch mode lets you apply a filter on a picture, in camera, even after shooting. With the Creative Panorama function, you can apply 13 filter effects to your horizontal/vertical panoramic images. Composition Guide helps you learn photography. Its easy to shoot a photo with great composition by simply choosing the most suitable pattern of composition and framing along the guided lines.
Superior Quality F2.0 LEICA Lens, 7.1x Optical Zoom, and POWER O.I.S.
The DMC-LF1 is equipped with a newly developed 28mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 7.1x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 28-200mm) even when shooting videos. This high quality lens features F2.0, which boasts approximately 2x higher speed than an F2.8 lens. The extraordinary amount of light allows for higher shutter speeds to capture stunningly clear, sharp, blur-free images in lower lit situations, and shallow depth of field. The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) suppresses vibration from hand-shake when pressing the shutter button, shooting at night with a slow shutter speed, or using a powerful zoom. The Active Mode is effective for video recording.
One-Touch Connection, Sharing, Remote Shooting, and At Home Connectivity
With NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, you can connect the camera with a smartphone/tablet simply by touching them together. With the Panasonic Image App, remote photo/video shooting is available using your device as a remote shutter with a monitor that displays the images live. You¿ll have the power to release the camera¿s shutter, focus, and set the shutter speed, aperture, and exposure compensation. Enjoy easy to use wireless TV Playback of your images with the Wi-Fi Direct function on a DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) - compliant VIERA HDTV. Print your pictures wirelessly from a PictBridge printer using Wireless Print, and use Panasonic's exclusive Cloud Sync Service for synchronizing photos and videos among your devices.
Enjoy Wi-Fi Features On the Go and Transfer Photos Easily With Instant Transfer
With Wi-Fi you can instantly upload and share your images on a Social Networking Service using the Panasonic Image App on your smartphone/tablet. Geotagging makes it possible to tag the location information of images by utilizing the GPS (Global Positioning System) log of your smartphone/tablet. The Instant Transfer function allows the camera to transfer your photos to your smartphone/tablet automatically whenever the shutter is released. In playback mode, you can also touch the image displayed on the camera to transfer it directly to your smartphone/tablet with the Panasonic Image App.
Full-HD Video in AVCHD and MP4 With Quality Stereo Sound
The DMC-LF1 records 1920 x 1080 at 60i (NTSC) full HD videos with full-time AF and high quality stereo sound in the AVCHD format which excels in both compression efficiency and compatibility with AV equipment for playback. With a dedicated video record button on the back, you can instantly start recording videos while shooting pictures. Videos can also be recorded in MP4 format (30p (NTSC) for playback on a PC or other device without having to convert the files. High-quality stereo sound of Dolby® Digital** offers realistic sound, and the stereo microphone delivers a zoom noise reduction system. The Auto Wind Cut function blocks out most of the noise from background wind.
**Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
102.5 x 62.1 x 27.9 mm / (4.0 x 2.4 x 1.1 inch)
Approx. 170g without Battery and SD Memory Card (0.37 lb) / Approx. 192g with Battery and SD Memory Card (0.42 lb)
Camera Effective Pixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
1/1.7-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / 12.8 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
null / LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON / 10 elements in 8 groups / (4 Aspherical Lenses / 7 Aspherical surfaces / 1 ED Lens)
F2.0 - 5.9 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (F2.0 - 8.0 (W), F5.9 - 8.0 (T))
f = 6.0 - 42.8mm (28 - 200mm in 35mm equiv.) / (31 - 220mm in 35mm equiv. in video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)
8.7x (4:3 / 8M), 11.1x (4:3 / 5M), 13.9x (4:3 / under 3M)
2- Speed Zoom
Optical Image Stabilizer 1
Power O.I.S. (On/Off)
Digital Zoom 2
null / Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom / MF / Quick AF On/Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF (only for motion picture) / Manual Focus, AF Area Select, AF Tracking
Normal: Wide 50cm - infinity / Tele 80cm - infinity / Macro / Intelligent AUTO / Motion picture: Wide 3cm - infinity / Tele 80cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp
Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area
Approx. 250 - 1/4000 sec / 15sec / 30sec / 60sec in Starry Sky mode
0.20" Color EVF
Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3) / RAW, DPOF / 3D Image: MPO / Motion Picture: AVCHD, MP4
Mode Dial / Mode Button
Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, C1, C2, Panorama, SCN, Creative Control
Creative Control mode
Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, / Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color, Old Days (15 filters)
Still Image Scene Mode
Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, / Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo
Continuous Shooting Mode
Full-Resolution Image: 10 frames/sec, Max. 12 images / with AF Tracking: 5 frames/sec, 2 frames/sec / Intelligent Burst Shooting / High-speed Burst: Approx. 60 frames/sec (speed priority) / Approx. 40 frames/sec (picture quality priority) / Flash Burst Shooting
Motion Picture Recording (*2)
1920 x 1080 pixels, 60i (FHD: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 60fps) / 1280 x 720 pixels, 60p (HD: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 60fps) / 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30fps (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps) / 1280 x 720 pixels, 30fps (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps)
640 x 480, 30fps (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 30fps)
High Speed Video
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
Approx. 70 min (FHD)
Approx. 80 min (FHD)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
Approx. 30 min (FHD)
Approx. 35 min (FHD)
Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
1/3 EV step, +/-2 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing
1/3-1EV step, Max. +/-1 EV, 3 frames
Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Auto / i.ISO / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Extended)
Still Picture Recording
[1:1] 2992x2992 (9M) / 2448x2448 (6M EZ) / 1920x1920 (3.5M EZ) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ) / 480x480 (0.2M EZ) / [4:3] 4000x3000 (12M) / 3264x2448 (8M EZ) / 2560x1920 (5M EZ)/ 2048x1536 (3M EZ) / 640x480 (0.3M EZ) / [3:2] 4000x2672 (10.5M) / 3264x2176 (7M EZ) / 2560x1712 (4.5M EZ) / 2048x1360 (2.5M EZ) / 640x424 (0.3M EZ) / [16:9] 4000x2248 (9M) / 3264x1840 (6M EZ) / 2560x1440 (3.5M EZ) / 1920x1080 (2M EZ) / 640x360 (0.2M EZ)
RAW / RAW+Fine / RAW+Standard / Fine / Standard
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set / White Balance Adjustment (Except Auto)
Photo Style / Film Mode
Color Mode / Color Effect / My color
Color Mode: Standard, Happy (only in iA Mode) , Vivid (except iA Mode), Black and White, Sepia
Picture Adjustment 3
Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
IEEE 802.11b/g/n / 2412MHz - 2462MHz (1-11ch) / WPA / WPA2 / Infurastracture mode / WPS / Wi-Fi Direct / Wi-Fi Button
Yes ISO/IEC 18092(NFCIP-1) NFC-F
Zoom in Motion Picture
2sec / 10sec
Playback Mode 4
All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, 3D Play, Category Selection, Select Date, Favorite), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback
Yes (Menu / Zoom Lever) / No
Set Favorites / Rotate Image
Yes / No
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection
Yes / Yes
Auto Retouch / Creative Retouch
Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling
Yes / Yes / No / No
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp
Yes / Yes / Yes
Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
LCD Monitor 5
3.0" (7.5cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (920K dots), AR Coating / Field of View: Approx. 100% / Power Monitor mode, AUTO Power Monitor mode
Built- in- Flash
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, / Digital Red-eye Correction, 0.6 - 7.0m (Wide / ISO Auto), 0.8 - 2.3m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Built- in- Memory
Microphone / Speaker
Stereo / Mono
null / Li-ion Battery Pack (3.7V, 950mAh, 3.6 Wh) / AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Included)
Battery life (approx.)
250 pictures (CIPA Standard)*1
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2AE, / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio, / Adobe Reader
Battery Pack, AC adaptor, USB Cable, Hand Strap, CD-ROM
*1 / Recording conditions by CIPA standard / - Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF) / Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. / - Using a Panasonic SDHC Memory Card / - 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. / - The number of recordable pictures varies depending on the recording interval time. / - If the recording interval time becomes longer, the number of recordable pictures decreases. / - CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. / *2 / - These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) 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 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.