Full specification, from data supplied by Panasonic Europe (embargoed 30 August 15.00 BST)


Type Interchangeable lens digital SLR camera

Recording media: SD memory card, SDHC memory card, Multimedia card

Image sensor size: 17.3 x 13.0 mm

Mount: Four Thirds mount


Type: Live Mos Sensor

Total pixels: 11.8 Mega pixels

Camera effective pixels: 10.1 Mega pixels

Aspect ratio: 4:3 (Horizontal : Vertical)

Color filter: Primary color filter

Dust reduction system: Supersonic Wave filter


Recording file format: JPEG(Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard), DPOF corresponding, RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard

Aspect ratio: 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 (3:2,16:9 Live view mode)

File size: 4:3 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2816 x 2112 pixels, 2048 x 1536 pixels

3:2 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2432 pixels, 2816 x 1880 pixels, 2048 x 1360 pixels 16:9 Aspect Ratio: 3648 x 2056 pixels, 2816 x 1584 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels

Color space:sRGB, Adobe RGB


Type: Eye level penta mirror type optical view finder

Field of view: Approx. 95%

Magnification: Approx. 0.92x

Eye point Approx: 14mm (-1[m-1])

Diopter adjustment: -3.0 ~ +1 [m-1]

Focusing screen: Fixed type

Mirror: Quick Return Mirror

Eyepiece cap: Detachable


Type: TTL phase difference detection system, Contrast AF system(Live view mode)

Focusing mode: AFS/AFC/MF

Focusing area: TTL phase difference detection system: 3-point

Auto / 1fixed point, left / 1fixed point, center/ 1fixed point, right

Contrast AF system: 9-point / Multi-point / 3-point / 1-point / Spot / Face

AF detective range: TTL phase difference detection system, EV0-19 (ISO100)

Contrast AF system, EV0-20 (ISO100)

AF assist lamp: YES

AF lock: AFL/AEL button or Shutter button halfway pressed in AFS mode


Light metering system: TTL Full Aperture Light Metering by

49 Zones Multi-pattern Sensing system

256 zones Multi-pattern Sensing system (Live view mode)

Light metering mode: Intelligent Multiple/ Center Weighted/ Spot

Metering range: EV0 – 20 (F2.0 lens, ISO 100)

Exposure mode: Program AE / Aperture Priority AE/ Shutter Priority AE / Manual

ISO sensitivity: Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / Intelligent ISO (Live view mode)

Exposure compensation: 1/3EVStep ±2EV

AE lock: AFL/AEL Button?or Shutter button halfway pressed

AE bracket: 3frame?1/3~2EV Step ±2EV


White balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1,2 / Color temperature setting

White balance adjustment: blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias

Color temperature setting: 2500-10000K in 100K


Type: Focal-plane shutter

Shutter speed: 1/4000 ~ 60 and Bulb (up to approx. 8minutes)

Self timer: 2sec / 10sec / 10sec,3images

Remote control: Remote control with bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)


Advanced SCN mode: Portrait / Scenery / Macro / Sports / Night Portrait

SCN mode: Baby 1,2 / Pet / Sunset / Food


Burst speed: 3 frames/sec or 2 frames/sec

Number of recordable: 3 pictures (when there are RAW file),

Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW file)

(depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)


Type: TTL Built-in-Flash, GN11 (ISO100,m), Built-in Pop-up

Built-in flash: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction,

Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off

X-Sync speed: Less than 1/160 second

Flash output adjustment: 1/3EVStep ±2EV

Flash synchronization: 1st. Curtain Sync. , 2nd Curtain Sync.

Hot shoe: TTL Auto with FL360/FL500 (Optional)


Type: Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD

Monitor size: Free-angle 2.5inch

Pixels: 207K pixels

Filed of view Approx. 100% (Live view mode)

OSD language English,German,French,Italian,Spanish,Polish,Czech,Hungarian,Russian,

Chinese(Traditional),Chinese(Simplified), Netherlandic,Thai,Korean,

Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese


Digital zoom: 2x, 4x

Extra optical zoom: Max.1.8x

(Not effective with full pixel recording, Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels.)


Color: Standard / Dynamic / Nature / Smooth / Vibrant / Nostalgic

Black and white: Standard / Dynamic / Smooth


Playback mode: Single / 9, 25-thumbnail display, Calendar display,

Zoomed playback (16x max.), /image rotation (except for RAW)

Slide show (duration is adjustable, also manual controllable),

Playback of favorite pictures/ Resizing (selectable number of pixels)

Trimming / Protection / Aspect conversion / DPOF print setting


Protection: Single / Multi or Cancel

Erase: Single / Multi / All


Print: PictBridge?Print size, Layout, Date setting is selectable?


Digital: USB 2.0

Analog video: NTSC/PAL Composite (Switched by menu)


Battery: Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1320mAh) (Included)

Battery: Charger/AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional DC cable(DMW-DCC1) is required)

Battery life: Approx. 450 images*1 ?CIPA Standard* with LEICA D VARIO-ELMAR 14-50mm/F3.8-5.6 ASPH.)


Dimensions (W x H x D): 134.5 x 95.5 x 77.5mm

Weight: Approx. 480g?Body only?


Operating temperature: 0? to 40?

Operating humidity: 10% to 80?


Software: LUMIX Simple Viewer, PhotofunStudio -viewer-


USB Driver

Standard accessory: Battery Charger/AC Adaptor, Battery Pack, Eyepiece Cap, Magnifier eyecup, Body Cap,

Video Cable, USB Connection Cable, AC Cable, Strap, CD-ROM

1. Shooting conditions: 23°C with 50% humidity; LCD on; using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (128MB); Using the supplied battery; Using the supplied lens; Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on (When the optical image stabilizer is set to [Mode1]); Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording; Turn the camera off every 10 recordings.

*The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD mode or Power LCD mode.

CIPA is an abbreviation of ?Camera & Imaging Products Association?.

*Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

*Some accessories are not available in some countries.

*The use of recorded or printed materials that are protected by copyright for any purpose other than personal enjoyment is prohibited, as it would infringe upon the rights of the copyright holder.

*Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.

*The LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lenses are manufactured using measurement instruments and quality assurance systems that have been certified by Leica Camera AG based on the company?s quality standards.

*All other company and product names are trademarks of their respective corporations.

*This unit is compatible with both SD Memory cards and SDHC Memory cards. You can only use SDHC Memory cards on devices that are compatible with them. You cannot use SDHC Memory cards on devices that are only compatible with SD Memory cards. (When using a SDHC Memory card on another device, be sure to read the operating instructions for that device.)