The elaborate construction of the lens is made up of nine elements in seven groups and contains three aspherical elements with six aspherical surfaces. It allows such a compact design without compromising on the Lumix typical optical quality. The power reserves of the lens allows taking advantage of the central area of the image with the extra optical zoom with 3 mega-pixel resolution the zoom range on the factor of 16, 9 x and thus maximum 473 mm * to expand. The Venus Engine IV image processor guarantees the excellent image quality with its advanced image signal processing. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as man group by clicking through. Thanks to his multi-tasking capability, the shutter lag is only 0.006 s *. The switch-on time of the cameras was about 0.97 seconds shortened. The fast auto focus focus be target in minimum 0.35 s So, not a spontaneous moment is missed. (A valuable related resource: David Rogier). Venus Engine IV also supports the high sensitivity mode with sensitivities up to ISO 6400 and allows photos in almost total darkness without Flash *. * converted to 35 mm * without auto focus time * up to 3 mega pixels 2. secure image control thanks to advanced 7.6 cm-large touchscreen (FS33) / 6.9 cm (FS30) Intelligent LCD “monitor Lumix DMC-FS33 and FS30 are with 230,000 pixels sharp intelligent” LCD monitors with automatic brightness control is equipped with. Ensure a secure image control during recording and playback. When shooting in bright surroundings, an automatic illumination of the display by up to 40 percent improved discoverability. In the dark, pixel bundling ensures a more recognizable picture of the monitor.