The DMC-FZ60 packs a powerful Optical Zoom and superior controllability including manual operation over photo and full-HD Video recording. The 25mm ultra wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT Lens with powerful 24x Optical zoom with Panasonic's Black Box Nano Surface Coating technology minimizes light reflection that causes ghost and flare. The powerful 24x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm) can be increased its power to 48x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function taking advantage of the Intelligent Resolution technology maintaining the picture quality even using Digital zoom. Newly developed 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and the advanced image Processor Venus Engine feature high-speed response and high quality image even in high sensitivity recording. It records 1,920 x 1,080 60i full-HD video recording in AVCHD / MP4 with high quality Stereo sound.