IMAGING: 12.1MP effective, Four Thirds-sized LiveMOS sensor captures images at 4000x3000 pixels with 12 bits/color in RAW mode.
STORAGE: SD, SDHC, SDXC. Stores JPEG, RW2 RAW, RAW + JPEG, and MPO (with optional 3D lens) files.
VIDEO: Up to 1920x1080i (60 fps), or 1280x720p (60 fps), AVCHD or up to 1280x720p (30 fps) Motion JPEG; built-in mono mic, no mic input; contrast detection AF with continuous AF in video mode.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode): 3.8 fps up to card capacity. RAW (12-bit): 3.8 fps up to 7 shots.
AF SYSTEM: TTL contrast detection with 23 focus areas. Single-shot and continuous with tracking, and face detection.
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/4000 to 60 sec (1/3-EV increments). Shutter life not rated.
METERING: TTL metering using 144-zone multi-pattern with Intelligent Multiple (evaluative), centerweighted, and spotmetering; 0–18 EV (at ISO 100, f/2).
ISO RANGE: ISO 160–6400 (in 1/3- or 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Built-in pop-up with TTL autoflash, GN 21 (ISO 160, feet), covers 14mm. Flash sync to 1/160 sec.
LCD: 3-in. TFT touchscreen with 460,000-dot resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video.
BATTERY: Rechargeable DMW-BLE 9PP Li-ion, CIPA rating 320 shots with 14–42mm kit lens, 340 shots with 14mm kit lens.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 4.2x2.6x1.3 in., 0.6 lb with card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $500, body only; $600 with 14–42mm f/3.5–5.6 lens; $700 with 14mm f/2.5 lens.
FOR INFO: www.panasonic.com