Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K Bridge Camera

MPN: DMC-FZ1000  |  EAN: 0885170188235  |  Model: Lumix DMC-FZ1000K.

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K Bridge Camera - DMC-FZ1000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Very Good
4K Videos
Just Right
Event Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Home Videos
Very Good
Events Photography
Very Good
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
Very Good
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Regular Looks
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

Kind of Camera

For a lot of people, the Bridge camera is the perfect solution as it combines the portability of a compact camera while offering the full capability of a DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Panasonic device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. video camera should be sufficient for your needs.


Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Panasonic provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. , is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (13.20 x 8.80 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Panasonic's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. for aquatic photos is a treat.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 13.20 x 8.80 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000K. showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

The Panasonic Lumix DMZ-FZ1000K is the ideal capture to capture the beauty of the world around you in full detail. When it comes to image quality, the high-resolution 20.1MP MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor work together to deliver exceptional photos that boast up to 5472 x 3648 pixels. This bridge camera is also able to capture video in stunning 4K resolution with dazzling colours and true-to-life details. When you are shooting in 4K, you're not limited to just that, as the in-camera playback screen can grab high-quality images from your footage for those moments of spontaneity that are often missed. Elsewhere, slow motion doesn't get much smoother than Full HD 1080p video at an impressive 120 frames per second. Whether it's tiny birds on tree branches or animals crossing in the distant horizon, the 16x Optical Zoom thrusts you into the heat of the action, whereas stunning macro shots are to be had with a minimum focusing distance of 3cm.

Technical Specifications

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000K Bridge Camera - DMC-FZ1000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Bridge camera
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Camera File System DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.3, RAW
Image Formats Supported JPG
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects Black&White, Vivid
Scene Modes Backlight, Children, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Sports Mode Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) 1 - ∞ m
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) 0.03 - ∞ m
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 1 - ∞ m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.03 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range 0.3 - ∞ / 1 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.3 - ∞ m
Smile Detection Yes
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure Yes
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Spot
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/16000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
4K Video Capable Yes
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Full HD Yes
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 25
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone In Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 9.1 - 146 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 15/11
Maximum Aperture Number 11
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 432 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 27 mm
Optical Zoom 16 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Flip-out Screen Yes
Live View Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.88 x
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 13.20 x 8.80 mm
Megapixel 20.1 MP
Sensor Type MOS
Total Megapixels 20.9 MP
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 360 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Bundled Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.5PE/SILKYPIX Developer Studio/LoiLoScope/Adobe Reader
Cables Included AC, USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 130.7 mm
Height 98.5 mm
Weight 780 g
Weight (including Battery) 831 g
Width 136.8 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4864x3648, 3456x2592, 2432x1824, 5472x3648, 3888x2592, 2736x1824, 5472x3080, 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 3648x3648, 2592x2592, 1824x1824