Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera with Free Accessory Kit

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera with Free Accessory Kit
Key Features
  • 32GB SDHC Memory Card
  • Holster-Style Camera Bag
Comprising the essentials needed to begin shooting, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera with Free Accessory Kit from B&H bundles the long-zoom point-and-shoot with a 32GB SDHC memory card and a holster-style camera bag to protect and store your equipment.
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Panasonic DMC-FZ2500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera
  • 3SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card
  • 4Ruggard Hunter 35 DSLR Holster Bag

Comprising the essentials needed to begin shooting, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera with Free Accessory Kit from B&H bundles the long-zoom point-and-shoot with a 32GB SDHC memory card and a holster-style camera bag to protect and store your equipment.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera

If there was ever a point-and-shoot that could do anything, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera comes close with an incredible mix of advanced photographic capabilities thanks to a 20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and outstanding video specs which include DCI 4K format video at a true 24.00 fps. Benefitting all of these functions is a versatile Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8-4.5 lens with a far-reaching 20x optical zoom. This optic uses numerous specialized elements to guarantee sharp images and offers an outstanding 24-480mm equivalent zoom range. On top of this, the camera features a DSLR-like body design that is very ergonomic, including manual control rings, a 0.74x 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder, and a 3.0" 1.04m-dot free-angle touchscreen LCD.

Interestingly for a normally stills-focused camera, the FZ2500 boasts incredible video features, most notably DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) recording at 24.00 fps in addition to more conventional UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) and Full HD options. This capable camera also offers Panasonic's CINELIKE D and CINELIKE V picture profiles for professional grading capabilities, and it can gain V-Log L through an optional upgrade. Along with this the camera has high bit rates of up to 200 Mbps using MP4 and MOV formats and it can output video over HDMI with a professional-quality 4:2:2 10-bit signal. Additionally, the FZ2500 has a built-in ND filter for selectable levels as well as no recording duration limit.

For stills, the FZ2500 is a very capable system thanks to the high-resolution 1" sensor. This enables sensitivities up to ISO 25600 and continuous shooting rates of up to 50 fps with an electronic shutter and 12 fps with a mechanical shutter. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to control and transfer photos to your mobile devices and a variety of 4K PHOTO modes leverage the power of 4K video to provide another method to capture fast action.

20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor

The large 20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor enables high-resolution still image and 4K video recording with native sensitivity to ISO 12800, which can be further expanded to ISO 25600. The sensor also avails notable speed throughout the camera, including the ability to record up to 50 fps using an electronic shutter or 12 fps with a mechanical shutter. Benefitting a hybrid workflow, users can switch between recording 4K movies and still imagery instantly and there is also the ability to make in-camera 8MP screen grabs from 4K movies.

Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 20x Optical Zoom f/2.8-4.5 Lens

Taking the FZ2500 into the bridge camera realm is the far-reaching Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 20x optical zoom lens. This optic features a wide-angle to super telephoto 24-480mm equivalent zoom range, which makes it easy to capture both wide landscapes and distant subjects with equal ease. A variable f/2.8-4.5 maximum aperture keeps the camera's size to a minimum while a 9-blade diaphragm helps create smooth bokeh. Also, the 16 element in 11 group construction uses five aspherical lenses with a total of eight aspherical surfaces, four ED elements, and one UHR lens to minimize aberrations and maximize both sharpness and contrast.

DCI 4K Video Recording

Of the list of standout features packed into the FZ2500, DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) video recording sits at the top of the heap. The FZ2500 is a capable tool for videographers and hybrid shooters providing DCI 4K and UHD 4K options with frame rates of 29.97p, 23.98p, and true 24.00p as well as 25p with a high bit rate of 100 Mbps. Full HD also gets a huge bump in performance with added frame rate options of 59.94p and 50p and the ability to shoot at a highly detailed 200 Mbps. Users will also have access to a Creative Video Mode for Full HD recordings that offers selections for a variety of frame rates ranging from 2 fps for speeding up your shot to 120 fps for super slow motion.

Making this more of a professional tool is the inclusion of numerous high-end video recording features, such as flat CINELIKE D and CINELIKE V profiles for color grading. Also, shooters can purchase and optional upgrade to add V-Log L to the FZ2500. Along with all of this video shooters can output footage over HDMI with a 4:2:2 10-bit signal and time code for maximum quality and malleability in post. A custom video GUI makes shooting much more intuitive while 3.5mm microphone and headphone jacks enable the use of external microphones and real-time monitoring. Furthermore, the FZ2500 does not have any time recording limits and it is equipped with a built-in ND filter for quickly managing your exposure.

4K PHOTO Capabilities

Besides video, the 4K capabilities also permit recording 8MP stills at 30 fps in a trio of ways:
  • 4K Burst: Just as with video recording, this mode will allow you to continuously record 8MP images at 30 fps for up to 15 minutes, making it ideal for instances where you need a fast frame rate in order to capture the best moment.
  • 4K Pre-Burst: This mode is ideal for times when you're unsure of the critical moment to press the shutter button and will record 8MP images at 30 fps one second prior to and one second after pressing the shutter button in order to give you 60 frames to choose from.
  • 4K Burst (S/S): This mode most closely follows the 4K video recording process, and allows you to playback your video, pause at the chosen moment, and use the shutter button to mark a chosen frame from the video and save it as a single 8MP frame.
  • Post Focus and Focus Stacking

    Another attribute of the 4K capabilities is a unique focusing method called Post Focus. This function records imagery as a 4K MP4 file at 30 fps and shifts the specific point of focus throughout the burst shooting in order to offer a range of distinct focusing ranges to choose from. During playback, via the camera's touchscreen, you can then tap the specific region of the image you wish to be in focus and an 8MP JPEG file will be created. Multiple individual files with different points of focus can be created from the original burst, and focusing assist functions can also be used to gain even more precise control over the specific in-focus region.

    A built-in focus stacking feature lets you program the capture of a sequence of photos with shifting focus. This technique allows you to utilize the highest performing aperture as well as increase the depth of field in your final image.

    5-Axis HYBRID Optical Image Stabilization+

    Helping to compensate for camera shake when recording HD movies, 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ is an advanced image stabilization system that minimizes the appearance of blur when shooting one-handed video. It corrects for five types of camera shake that commonly affect more dynamic movement types that occur while moving when recording.

    Body Design and Built-In Wi-Fi

  • The 3.0" 1.04m-dot rear touchscreen LCD has a free-angle design, allowing you to pull it out, rotate it, tilt it, and more to ensure you always have a clear view.
  • A 0.74x 2.36m-dot Live View EVF is available for more natural shooting at eye level.
  • Physical lens control rings provides tactile control over some commonly used settings.
  • Three programmable function buttons are present on the lens barrel.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to pair the FZ2500 with smartphones or tablets running the Panasonic Image App for wireless image transferring and remote camera control.
  • Other Camera Features

  • A mechanical shutter enables a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec and an electronic shutter function avails a top shutter speed of 1/16,000 sec to better enable working in bright conditions and with wider aperture settings.
  • Creative Panorama mode allows you to create seamless panoramic imagery by simply panning about the scene to capture wide-field views.
  • A built-in pop-up flash can be used to provide additional illumination to scenes.
  • Creative Control modes: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, and Sunshine.
  • Photo Style settings: Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, Custom.
  • Picture Adjustment settings: Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, Saturation, Color Tone, and Filter Effect.
  • Exposure, aperture, focus, and white balance bracketing.
  • Supported languages: English, Japanese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Chinese (Traditional).
  • UPC: 885170290945

    SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card

    Built to meet the demands of photographers and passionate shutterbugs who are using advanced cameras and HD camcorders, the 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card from SanDisk allows users to take advantage of functions such as fast action shots, continuous burst mode, and multiple frames per second. It features a capacity of 32GB, is compatible with the UHS-I bus, and delivers maximum read speeds of up to 90 MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 40 MB/s. This Extreme UHS-I SDHC card supports the V30 speed class, which guarantees minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s. If your device does not support the V30 speed class, this card also supports the U3 speed class, which likewise guarantees minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s. If your device only supports the Class 10 standard, minimum write speeds are guaranteed not to drop below 10 MB/s.

    Built for extreme conditions, SanDisk's 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card is water, shock, and x-ray proof, while also being able to withstand temperatures from -13 to 185°F, allowing for use in environments such as snow and deserts. A built-in write protect switch further helps to safeguard your content, while advanced Error Correction Code engine offers improved data integrity and card reliability during read and write operations. Downloadable RescuePRO data recovery software helps you restore accidentally deleted images. The card also has a writable label on its surface and the included jewel case makes for easy storage and organization. This card is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

    General Features

    Faster Performance and Downloads

    With write speeds up to 40 MB/s, this card unleashes the full shooting potential of your advanced camera or DSLR. Take advantage of advanced functions such as fast action shots, continuous burst mode, and multiple frames per second. Photos are written to your card almost instantly so you'll get your best shot, and you'll save time moving it all from your camera to your computer.

    Capacity for High-Resolution Photos and Videos

    With a capacity of 32GB to capture it all, this SanDisk Extreme UHS-I Card offers enough room for thousands of high-resolution photos. The card can accommodate high-volume image formats, such as RAW and JPEG, and also provides plenty of room for Full HD videos.

    4K and Full HD Video Recording

    With Class 10, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3), and V30 video ratings, you'll be ready to capture 4K Ultra HD, cinema quality 3D, and Full HD video (1080p), which require more performance than ordinary cards can handle. This memory card's accelerated minimum sustained write speeds help ensure that video data isn't lost during recording, by reducing dropouts and stuttering.

    Error Correction for Enhanced Relability

    Thanks to its Advanced Error Correction Code engine, this SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDHC card helps reduce the chance for errors during data storage and retrieval. It prevents potential data corruption, providing high data integrity.

    Fast Transfer Speeds Reduce Upload Times

    SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDHC cards boast a read speed of up to 90 MB/s, so you can transfer photos and videos to your computer quickly. You'll spend less time uploading photos and more time editing, storing, and sharing.

    Durable Design

    Designed and tested to withstand the tough conditions, this card has a capacity of 32GB and is waterproof, shockproof, and X-ray proof. It can operate in temperatures ranging from -13 to 185°F, so you can work in almost any climate.

    RescuePRO Software

    SanDisk RescuePRO and RescuePRO Deluxe software are file and data recovery products for recovering deleted files from all types of digital media.
    UPC: 619659147037

    Ruggard Hunter 35 DSLR Holster Bag

    The Hunter 35 DSLR Holster Bag from Ruggard is slightly larger than the Hunter 25 and holds a DSLR (up to semi-pro size) with lens attached, face down, in shooting position. When you're ready to shoot, simply remove your camera, get the shot and replace your camera in the bag. The zippered top of the bag opens away from your body for fast access to your gear. This also serves as a security feature since no one but you will be able to see inside the bag.

    The bag has a water-repellent exterior and smooth polyester lining that helps prevent scratches to the finish of your camera/lens combo. Inside, there are two removable touch fastened strips that can be configured to support your gear.

    For storage, there is a front zippered organizer panel, mesh side pocket and two side loops that accept optional pouches. On the inside of the quick-release flap, there are two touch fastened memory card pockets. The bag is carried by its removable shoulder strap, top carry handle or belt loop that will leave you hands free. The zippers have yellow pull tabs that make the bag easy to use while you're wearing gloves.

    Carry-on Form Factor

    FAA and airline carry-on specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check with your airline before designating this case as a carry-on item. Most airlines require carry-on items to have an external linear measurement that is equal to or less than 45.0" (114.3 cm). The external dimensions of this case add up to 20.9" (53.1 cm)
    UPC: 847628559004

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera Specs

    Imaging
    PixelsActual: 20.9 Megapixel
    Effective: 20.1 Megapixel
    Maximum Resolution5472 x 3648
    Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
    Sensor TypeMOS
    Sensor Size1"
    Image File FormatJPEG, RAW
    Image StabilizationDigital, Optical (5-Axis)
    Lens
    Focal Length8.8 to 176mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 480mm)
    Optical Zoom20x
    Digital Zoom4x Maximum (80x Combined Zoom)
    2x Optimized (40x Combined Zoom)
    Maximum Aperturef/2.8 to 4.5
    Minimum Aperturef/11
    Focus RangeNormal
    11.81" to Infinity / 30 cm to Infinity (Wide)
    39.37" to Infinity / 100 cm to Infinity (Telephoto)
    Macro
    1.18" to Infinity / 3 cm to Infinity (Wide)
    Optical Design16 Elements in 11 Groups
    Filter Size67 mm
    Exposure Control
    ISO SensitivityAuto, 125 to 12800 (Extended: 80 to 25600)
    Shutter SpeedMechanical Shutter
    1/4000 to 60 Seconds
    120 Seconds in Bulb Mode
    Electronic Shutter
    1/16000 to 1 Second
    Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
    Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
    Exposure Compensation-5 to +5 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
    White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Incandescent, Shade, White Set 1, White Set 2, White Set 3, White Set 4
    Continuous ShootingUp to 50 fps at 20 MP
    Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
    Video
    Recording ModesAVCHD/MOV/MP4
    DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 24.00p
    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/24.00p/25p/29.97p
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/24.00p/29.97p/59.94p
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 25p/50p
    Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50i/59.94i
    HD (1280 x 720) at 25p/29.97p
    Recording LimitNone
    Video EncodingNTSC
    Audio RecordingBuilt-In Microphone (Stereo)
    External Microphone Input
    Audio File FormatAAC, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM
    Viewfinder and Monitor
    Viewfinder TypeElectronic
    Viewfinder Resolution2,360,000 Dot
    Viewfinder Coverage100%
    Diopter Adjustment-4 to +4
    Monitor Size3"
    Monitor Resolution1,040,000 Dot
    Monitor TypeArticulating Touchscreen LCD
    Flash
    Built-In FlashYes
    Flash ModesAuto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, First-Curtain Sync, Forced On, Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction, Off, Second-Curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
    Effective Flash RangeISO Auto
    1.6 to 43.3' / 0.5 to 13.2 m (Wide)
    3.3 to 25.9' / 1.0 to 7.9 m (Telephoto)
    External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
    Interface
    Memory Card Slot1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC
    ConnectivityHDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
    WirelessWi-Fi
    GPSNone
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Operating Humidity10 to 80%
    Physical
    Battery1 x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1200 mAh
    Dimensions (W x H x D)5.4 x 4 x 5.3" / 137.6 x 101.9 x 134.7 mm
    Weight34.08 oz / 966 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight3.295 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.2 x 6.6 x 6.05"

    SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card Specs

    Interior
    Card TypeSDHC
    Storage Capacity32 GB
    Bus TypeUHS-I
    Speed Class10
    UHS Speed ClassU3
    Video Speed ClassV30
    Bus Interface SpeedUHS Class I
    Data TransferRead Speed: 90 MB/s Maximum (Burst)
    Write Speed: 40 MB/s Maximum (Burst)
    Write Speed: 30 MB/s Minimum
    DurabilityShockproof, Temperature Extremes, Waterproof, X-Ray Proof
    Operating Temperature-13 to 185°F/ -25 to 85°C
    Storage Temperature-40 to 185°F/ -40 to 85°C
    Error CorrectionYes
    Built-in Write-Protect SwitchYes
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight0.035 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.5 x 6.05 x 0.2"

    Ruggard Hunter 35 DSLR Holster Bag Specs

    Carrying/Transport OptionsBelt Loop, Handle, Shoulder Strap
    Exterior
    Exterior Dimensions7.3 x 5.3 x 8.25" / 18.5 x 13.5 x 21 cm
    Exterior MaterialNylon
    Type of ClosureQuick Release, Zipper
    Interior
    Interior Dimensions6.5 x 4.5 x 7" / 16.5 x 11.4 x 17.8 cm
    Interior MaterialPolyester
    Weight10.3 oz / 292.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight0.62 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.35 x 7.4 x 5.65"
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