Effortless perfection with innovative and intelligent modes The ZS30's intuitive and easy-to-use features allow everyone to take exceptional photos and movies. Whether you have years of experience or are completely new to photography, with the ZS30 you can achieve stunning shots thanks to a wide range of innovative modes such as soft focus or toy effect.
The new 5 Axis correction and inclination correction capability counteracts any tilt or handshake. Whether you find yourself wandering through a bustling foreign city or travelling along a bumpy road in the middle of nowhere, you can be certain of perfect quality video. Similarly, thanks to the camera's Light Speed AF, you can capture incredible quality images in the blink of an eye. Furthermore, with 10fps (Frames Per Second) continuous shooting* at the touch of a button, you can capture and review a selection of shots, choosing the one you like best. * Maximum of six images
The ZS30 also provides Intelligent Auto features, including Face Recognition that remembers your friends and family and adjusts the camera's settings accordingly. No matter what the world throws at you, the ZS30 is designed to do the hard work for you and ensure that you get that perfect shot every time.
Be creative Every moment is unique and the ZS30 allows your photography to be as well, thanks to a wide range of creative modes. Whether you want to take stunning panoramic shots or retouch your photos on the move, there is something to suit every style. The High Dynamic Range feature allows you to capture natural looking images automatically, even when shooting against the light, while the High Speed Video mode lets you add artistic flair to your movies by enabling super slow-motion recording.
Instinctive photography perfected Marc Sorkin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America comments: "We think the LUMIX ZS30 is the best all-round compact camera available. In any environment, the ZS30 is capable of capturing those special moments easily and with exceptional quality. The Wi-Fi capability of the camera also means that users can now save and share these amazing memories with family more easily than ever before. Whether new to photography or a seasoned professional, the ZS30 is the ideal compact option for all standards of photographer."Key features:
- Uncompromising quality: An incredible 20x Optical Zoom lets you get up close and personal every time , and a 24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC lens, renowned for its exceptional quality, means every detail of those special moments is captured.
- Control, save and share: The new Wi-Fi capability of the ZS30 means that you have complete remote control of your camera to make sure you capture that perfect shot. You can also share and save your pictures and movies easier than ever with a simple tap of the camera or click of a button.
- Stunning results in every environment: The new 18.1-megapixel high sensitivity MOS Sensor provides amazing image quality even in low light conditions. Panasonic's advanced image stabilizer POWER O.I.S. is upgraded with an inclusion of HYBRID O.I.S.+ for video recording with new 5-axis Correction that detects and effectively compensates for the camera's 5 types of movement - horizontal, vertical, axis of rotation, vertical rotation and horizontal rotation. Newly added Level Shot Function detects the horizontal line of recording image and keep it even if the camera is tilted. It lets users take stable video even in blind recording such as shooting from high angle.
- Let high quality movies tell the story of your life: 1920x1080 50p Full HD AVCHD video recording and a stereo microphone allow you to shoot the highest quality movies.
- Instinctive photography: Thanks to the ZS30's Auto Focus speed, you can capture fast moving objects with clear precision , and the 10fps* Continuous Shoot Mode will help you achieve action shots in high resolution with just one click.* Maximum six images
- Record special moments wherever you are: The enhanced GPS (Global Positioning System) functionality, including compass and level meter, allows you to automatically record your location and view the map and associated photos directly on your camera.
- Stay in control: The ZS30's versatile controls allow you to take shots the way you want to – shoot with the camera's button system or use its intuitive 920k, three inch wide angle LCD touch screen with sensitive touch. The Level Gauge lets the camera detect the horizontal / vertical angle of view which is convenient to make level in composition. In addition, manual control capability is a feature of the ZS30.
- Showcase the world as you see it: The new High Dynamic Range feature means natural images can be captured automatically even when shooting against the light and the Panoramic Shot mode enables you to take stunning panoramic shots just by swivelling the camera. Panoramic images can also make use of the filter effects producing creative panoramic images.
- Brilliant battery life: Improved battery life means that you can now get more out of your camera for longer.
- Add your own personal touch: The Creative Control / Retouch feature includes many creative modes such as soft focus, toy effect and retro . Meanwhile, the High Speed Video mode lets you capture super slow-motion videos.