The Panasonic DMC-ZS7 features a 25mm ultra wide-angle 12x optical zoom f/3.3-4.9 LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens (35mm camera equivalent: 25-300mm). Incorporating Panasonic's advanced optical technologies, this lens system is comprised of 10 elements in 8 groups, with 2 ED (Extra Low Dispersion) lenses and 2 aspherical lenses / 3 aspherical surfaces while preserving compactness.
The DMC-ZS7 features a powerful 12x optical zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent: 25-300mm). This gives you highly natural expressions from people and animals that you can't get close to. It is also available in movie recording with the mechanism designed to minimize the noise of auto focusing or zooming. And its slim, compact, pocket-sized body can easily go wherever you do - for both everyday snapshots and traveling.
The DMC-ZS7 features a large 1/2.33-inch CCD. Conventional cameras generally use almost the entire CCD area when recording an image. The DMC-ZS7, however, employs a 1/2.33-inch CCD with a total resolution of 14.5-megapixel. n addition to Motion JPEG images, the DMC-ZS7 can record high-definition motion images in AVCHD Lite. P