Zoom-in movie: You can zoom in and out while shooting motion images.
Stereo mic: The world's first* compact camera to feature Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, the ZS3 records dynamic, true-to-life audio that brings out the power of the HD images. * As of January 27, 2009.
Wind cut function: Minimizes the distracting sound you hear from the wind blowing into the mic.
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 3.0 HD Edition: This software (included with the camera) makes it easy to view and edit the AVCHD Lite motion images.
HDMI output and VIERA Link:
The ZS3 is equipped with an HDMI output terminal for direct transmission of digital image and sound signals. Just connect the camera to an HDTV using a single HDMI mini cable (purchased separately), and it's even easy to enjoy slideshow in which both still and motion images integrated in the recorded timeline. If you have a VIERA TV, you can control the camera's playback functions with VIERA's remote control unit. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
iA mode, for beautiful photos and movies automatically
Just set the camera to iA mode, aim and shoot. The camera does all the rest. It automatically determines the most suitable Scene mode and helps correct blurring, focus, and brightness problems. With iA mode, it's easy to get beautiful, clear results.
* iA mode cannot be used when shooting motion images.
25mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with 12x optical zoom
The ZS3 packs a LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with 12x optical zoom into a compact body. This versatile photographic tool lets you shoot everything from sweeping vistas at the 25mm wide-angle setting to dynamic 300mm telephoto shots. And the lens system's exquisite rendering ability lets you capture even the subtle nuances of the sights and scenes in your travels.
Comments about Panasonic Panasonic DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera (Red):
Superior video quality, excellent screen resolution.