LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic FZ70 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
FZ70 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 202kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic FZ70 can shoot continuously at max speed of 9 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec . FZ70 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic FZ70 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
With Panasonic FZ70, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60i,30p fps with bit rates up to 20Mbps mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic FZ70 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.FZ70 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Panasonic FZ70 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 or Canon PowerShot SX60 HS in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic FZ70 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 400 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic FZ70 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic FZ70 is $299.99