• 5m Waterproof, 1.5m Shockproof, Freezeproof and Dustproof Protection
• HD Video Recording in MP4 Format and Sonic Speed AF
• 16.1-megapixel CCD Sensor
Featuring a flat and slim profile, the DMC-FT20 is waterproof to 5m (16ft), shockproof to 1.5m (5ft), freezeproof to -10 degrees C (14 degree F) and dustproof. A casual, stylish look with a guaranteed rugged design, the DMC-FT20 broaden your shooting opportunity both for daily scenes in town and for outdoor leisure.
With DMC-FT20, there are two options to record spur-of-the-moment scenes – 16.1-megapixel high-resolution photos and HD videos. In still image recording, the Sonic Speed AF helps catching even the most fleeting photo opportunities. In video recording, the DMC-FT20 can record HD (1280 x 720) videos in MP4 format. This format has high compatibility with computers. A separate button lets you instantly start recording video without the need of extra settings. The iA Mode and 4x optical zoom is available in video recording.
The MEGA O.I.S. compensates blurring caused by hand-shake. Even slight hand-shake movement is accurately detected by a sampling frequency of 4,000 times per second, and compensated to produce sharp, clear images. It works for underwater shots, zoom shots and macro shots, and lets you shoot in dimly lit rooms or evening illumination without losing the mood. The Active Mode effectively suppresses blur in video recording especially at wide angle while walking or playing with children.
The DMC-FT20 packages a 25mm wide-angle 4x optical zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent: 25-100mm) into a compact body. The 25mm ultra wide-angle lens has about twice the shooting area as a standard 35mm lens. The 4x optical zoom increases its power to 8x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function. This is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology.
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, advanced detection functions work automatically and simultaneously to optimize your settings, making it easier than ever to take beautiful photos and videos every time. The Miniature Effect Mode defocuses the surroundings to make it look like a diorama, and the video is played back in 10x fast-forwarding making it more comical to watch. The Panorama Shot makes it possible to shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture.