This advanced Lumix DMC-FH7 point and shoot digital camera from Panasonic comes with a 28 mm wide angle LEICA DC VARIO �� ELMAR lens with primary colour filter that sports a focal length of 5 mm – 20 mm or a 35 mm equivalent of 28 – 112 mm. This highly specialized lens comes with a 4x optical zoom capacity along with a 4x digital zoom. This Lumix camera works through the highly capable CCD image sensor which gives the DMC-FH7 a remarkable optical sensor resolution of 16.1 megapixels. This Lumix camera from Panasonic sports a slim and stylish body design that sports a combined weight of 126 g that includes battery and memory card, this compact digital camera is highly portable and easy to carry around on all your travels. The CCD image processor when combined with the camera’s 16.1 megapixel resolution gives it the ability to record HD 1280 x 720 pixel resolution videos at 24 fps. All the captured images and videos can be viewed on the camera’s 3.0 inch TFT Touch Screen LCD Display with a display resolution of 230,000 dots pixels. This brilliant LCD screen not only lets you view your high quality images and videos, but also doubles a live viewfinder as this Lumix doesn’t feature an optical viewfinder. Battery and Storage This Panasonic Lumix camera is powered by a 660 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery that last for up to 240 images on a single full charge. All the saved images and videos are stored on an SD, SDHC or SDXC memory card and can be accessed via a memory card slot. The still images are saved in the JPEG (Exif 2.3) format while the videos are saved in the M-JPEG (Motion JPEG) file format. The camera features an AV interface that supports both PAL and NTSC signals while a high-speed USB 2.0 port acts as the camera’s digital interface. This allows for easy transfer of files from the camera’s memory to a laptop or a PC as it is compatible with the latest Windows and Mac operating systems. Performance With an aperture range of f/3.1 – f/6.5, this Lumix digital camera features an autofocus system that works using the TTL contrast detection technology, giving you a well-defined depth of field to work with. The ISO speed or the light sensitivity on this Lumix camera standard ISO range of ISO 100 to ISO 1600 and a high sensitivity range of ISO 1600 to ISO 6400. The variety of shutter speeds available on this camera ranges from 1/1600 sec to 8 sec and a specialized Starry Sky Mode which allows for up to 60 sec of open shutter duration. This Panasonic Lumix further increases its low light image capturing capability with a built-in flash unit that has an operational range of 0.4 m – 3.3 m (Wide) and 1.0 m– 1.6 m (Tele). Features The Panasonic Lumix camera comes with a variety of shooting modes and white balance modes which give you a number of pre-set functions that are tailor-made to work perfectly in very specific situations or conditions. The built-in flash features Red Eye Reduction which helps capture clear and undisturbed images, irrespective of the available light. The face detection feature automatically finds, focuses and prioritises the clarity of human faces within the image frame. This along with a 2 or 10 second self-timer function gives the photographer a great deal of convenience to capture great self-portraits and group shots. Featuring a very effective Optical Image Stabilizer, the DMC-FH7 lets you capture sharp images and videos with minimum blur or distortion.