LUMIX F5: Super Slim Pocket Camera

  • 14MP Slim pocket camera
  • 5X optical wide angle zoom
  • HD video capture
  • Creative Panoramic scene mode


The sleek and pocket-able Panasonic DMC-F5 compact camera fits in your pocket to take anywhere, while giving you the creative controls to personalize your pictures. The high quality pictures and video from this super slim stylish camera will inspire your photographic creativity. The 5x optical zoom and 28mm wide-angle lens give you the power to shoot close or far with outstanding results. Express yourself with a cool creative panoramic scene mode and shoot amazing HD video all from this pocket-able camera.

14MP Slim Pocket-able Camera With 5X Optical Wide Angle Zoom

28mm Wide-angle Lens with 5x Optical Zoom

The 28mm wide-angle lens* with a 5x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 28-140mm) gives you the power to capture large groups of people indoors or expansive architecture and scenes with depth and perspective, even from short distances.

The Extra Optical Zoom function uses the center part of the CCD to extend the 5x zoom ratio to a powerful 10.5x zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 294mm) at a resolution of 3-megapixels or less.

*Converted to standard 35mm camera equivalent at the wide end.

Auto Scene Selector

The Auto Scene Selector*1 senses the ambient light conditions and automatically selects the Scenery, Portrait, Macro, Night Portrait*2, Night Scenery or Sunset Mode to achieve the best exposure for your picture.

*1 With some subjects and shooting conditions, it may not be possible to judge the best shooting details. When this happens, it is recommended that you shoot with the Scene Mode that best suits your situation.
*2 In the Auto Scene Selector, the Night Portrait is not an option when the flash is turned off.

HD Video Capture

720p HD Video Recording

The DMC-F5 records HD video in Motion format (1,280 x 720 pixels at 30 fps). Video recording can be easily started with the press of the Motion Picture Button making it convenient for switching between photo and video shooting instantly.

• QuickTime Motion. • Some lens movement sounds may be recorded. • In Motion Picture Mode, the length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. (Up to the equivalent of 2 GB per video recording.) • Motion pictures can be recorded continuously up to 2 GB. The maximum available recording time for up to 2 GB only is displayed on the screen. • Use a card with SD Speed Class*with “Class 6” or higher when recording motion images. • SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. • If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.) • SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C,LLC.

*SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.

Panorama Shot

Panorama Shot Mode makes it possible to shoot a 360-degree horizontal/vertical panoramic image with consecutive shots, by overlaying the previous picture. The multiple images are stitched together to create one single wide image capturing your scene.

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

The DMC-F5 complies with USB power charging in addition to the conventional AC power supply. The efficient, rechargeable lithium-ion battery lets you take approximately 260 shots on a single battery charge*.

*Based on the CIPA standard.

State-Of-The-Art Features And Technologies

  • The 2.7-inch LCD serves as a small photo and video viewer, allowing you and friends to enjoy viewing images.
  • In addition to 4:3, 3:2, and 16:9, you can shoot with a unique, square-shaped 1:1 aspect ratio.
  • The PHOTOfunSTUDIO smartly sorts your images into practical folders for quick, easy management.
  • 9-area AF
  • Built-in Memory
  • Copy Setting
  • Focus Range Display
  • Category Selection
  • 12/30 Thumbnails Display
  • Calendar Display
  • Set Protection
  • Resize
  • PictBridge Compatible

SpecificationsExpand All

  • Metrics
    • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • Weight
  • Optics
    • Pixels
    • Camera Effective Pixels
    • Sensor
    • Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
    • Lens
    • Aperture
    • Optical Zoom
    • Focal Length
    • Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)
    • Intelligent Zoom
    • 2- Speed Zoom
    • Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction
    • Digital Zoom
    • Focus
    • Focusing Area
    • AF Assist Lamp
    • AF Metering
    • Shutter
    • Shutter Speed
    • Finder
    • Viewfinder
  • Recording
    • File
    • File Format
    • Recording Modes
    • Mode Dial / Mode Button
    • Creative Control mode
    • Still Image Scene Mode
    • Continuous Shooting Mode
    • Motion Picture Recording (*2)
    • HD Video
    • STD Video
    • High Speed Video
    • Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
    • AVCHD
    • MP4
    • Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
    • AVCHD
    • MP4
    • Exposure Parameters
    • Exposure
    • Exposure Compensation
    • Auto (AE) Bracketing
    • Light Metering
    • ISO Sensitivity
    • Picture Quality
    • Still Picture Recording
    • Image Quality
    • White Balance
    • Photo Style / Film Mode
    • Color Mode / Color Effect / My color
    • Aspect Bracketing
    • Other
    • Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
    • GPS
    • Wi-FI
    • NFC
    • Zoom in Motion Picture
    • Self Timer
  • Playback
    • Display
    • Playback Mode
    • Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
    • Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback
    • Set Favorites / Rotate Image
    • Show Histogram
    • Show Highlights
    • DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection
    • Edit
    • Retouch
    • Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling
    • Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp
    • Cut Animation
    • Video Divide
    • PictBridge Support
  • Setup
    • OSD language
  • Others
    • Monitor
    • LCD Monitor
    • Flash
    • Built- in- Flash
    • Media
    • Recording Media
    • Built- in- Memory
    • Audio
    • Microphone / Speaker
    • Power
    • Battery life (approx.)
    • Standard Package
    • Included Software
    • Standard Accessories
  • Further Specifications
    • NOTE
    • UPC



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