Panasonic DMC-FT30 Tough Camera Black 16.1MP 4xZoom 2.7LCD 720pHD 25mm Wtprf

QuickFind: 793543 Mfr part code: DMC-FT30EB-K
  • 16.1 Megapixels
  • Optical Zoom: 4x
  • MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)
  • Waterproof Down to 8 m / 26 ft
  • Shockproof Up to 1.5 m / 5 ft

Product Description

Panasonic DMC-FT30 Tough Camera Black 16.1MP 4xZoom 2.7LCD 720pHD 25mm Wtprf

The LUMIX DMC-FT30 offers extra toughness by extending its waterproof performance to 8 m / 26 ft. A variety of special modes, including Time Lapse Shot and Creative Panorama, and a host of attractive filter effects, are added to expand the shooting experience. 

Waterproof and Tough for Active Lifestyles
Enjoy easy, casual shooting with style both in town and during outdoor adventures. This model is optimal for both. 

  • Waterproof Down to 8 m / 26 ft
  • Shockproof Up to 1.5 m / 5 ft
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  • Freezeproof Down to -10 °C / 14 °F
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  • Dustproof

220MB Built-in Memory
The 220MB built-in memory provides extra memory for a maximum of 34 shots when the memory card fills up. 

Beautiful Underwater Shots
The Red Color Reproduction of Advanced Underwater Mode compensates for the red color which is easily lost in underwater shooting to look underwater picture more natural. Sports, Snow and Beach & Surf Mode can also be selected easily and quickly from the menu. 

MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) 
The MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) compensates for the blurring caused by hand-shake. Even slight hand-shake movement is accurately detected by a sampling frequency of 4,000 times per second, and compensated to produce sharp, clear images. 

Creative Panorama
With the Creative Panorama function, it is possible to shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture and reflect a filter effects of the Creative Control. 

Creative Control / Creative Retouch
The Creative Control (in the recording mode) and the Creative Retouch (in the playback mode) give you the expressive power to turn ordinary situations into highly special scenes. 

Filter Effects
Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color 

MP4 HD Video Recording
You can record dynamic HD videos in 1280 x 720p* in MP4 format. Recording videos can be started with a press of an independent motion picture button, which is convenient  

Technical Specification

Panasonic DMC-FT30 Tough Camera Black 16.1MP 4xZoom 2.7LCD 720pHD 25mm Wtprf

Additional Features

Self Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 1.3 frames per second, 8 frames per second (3MP)
Self-Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Additional Features Audio recording, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, Scene Detection Technology, face detection, automatic display brightness adjustment, Face Recognition, Intelligent Auto (iA), Time-Lapse recording, Creative Control


Resolution 230,000 pixels
Type 2.7" LCD display
Display Format 230,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Built-in


Connector Type USB 2.0 ¦ Composite video/audio output


Protection Waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof, dust-resistant
Underwater Depth Up to 8 m
Included Accessories Battery charger, hand strap, USB cable, power cable
Underwater Use Yes


Optical Zoom 4x
Digital Zoom 4x
Interfaces Provided Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
Optical Sensor Type CCD
Total Pixels 16,600,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 16,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1/2.33"
ISO (Max) 6400
Image Stabiliser Optical (MEGA O.I.S. with Active Mode)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
Face Detection Yes
Print Standard Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 23
Digital Video Format H.264
Image Recording Format JPEG
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Interface Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
Product Type Digital camera - 720p - compact
Enclosure Colour Black
Sensor Resolution 16.1 Megapixel

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO auto (1600-6400)
Exposure Metering Multi-segment
Exposure Modes Programme, automatic
Shooting Programs Portrait mode, night portrait, PET, food, panorama assist, night scene, Underwater, sports mode, sunset, behind glass, beach & surf, high sensitivity, starry sky, soft skin, baby1, baby2, Stage, creative shot
Special Effects Sepia, miniature, Cross Process, colour filter, Retro, Expressive, high dynamic, High Key, Low Key, Toy effect, Dynamic Monochrome
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Incandescent, cloudy, daylight, shade
Max Shutter Speed 1/1300 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 steps

Lens System

Type Zoom lens - 4x zoom - 4.5 - 18 mm - f/3.3-5.7
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 25 - 100mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Min Focus Distance 50 cm
Zoom Adjustment Motorised drive
Lens Construction 10 groups / 11 elements
Features ED glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash Built-in flash
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Features AF illuminator
Effective Flash Range 0.3 m - 4.4 m (wide lens) ¦ 1 m - 3 m (tele lens)


Microphone Operation Mode Mono


Software Panasonic PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 Standard Edition


Battery Type Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific
Details 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 680 mAh (included)
Battery Life Details Photo shooting - 250 shots

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Image Storage JPEG 4608 x 3456 ¦ JPEG 3648 x 2736 ¦ JPEG 2560 x 1920 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 1280 x 960 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 ¦ JPEG 4608 x 3072 ¦ JPEG 4608 x 2592 ¦ JPEG 3456 x 3456
Video Capture H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps - 10Mbps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps - 4Mbps

Dimensions & Weight

Width 10.37 cm
Depth 1.97 cm
Height 5.83 cm
Weight 125 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature -10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C

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