Download  Print this page

Panasonic FZ-X1 Operating Instructions Manual

Hide thumbs


Operating Instructions

Smart Handheld
Operating Instructions
Tablet Computer
Model No.
Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic product.
Please read this document carefully before using the product
and keep this document in a safe place for future reference.
For detailed information about this product, refer to the Reference
Manual, which is available by tapping [Online Manual] in the
product's app list. (Download required.)



  Also See for Panasonic FZ-X1

  Summary of Contents for Panasonic FZ-X1

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    FZ-X1 Model No. series Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic product. Please read this document carefully before using the product and keep this document in a safe place for future reference. For detailed information about this product, refer to the Reference Manual, which is available by tapping [Online Manual] in the product’s app list.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction.............. 3 Safety precautions ............3 Regulatory information..........12 Handling cautions ............22 Trademark and license information ......25 Terms and illustrations in this document ..... 27 Disclaimers ..............28 Getting Started............29 Confirming the included items ........29 Description of parts............
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Safety precautions Safety precautions To reduce the risk of injury, loss of life, electric shock, fire, malfunction, and damage to equipment or property, always observe the following safety precautions. Explanation of symbol word panels The following symbol word panels are used to classify and describe the level of hazard, injury, and property damage caused when the denotation is disregarded and improper use is performed.
  • Page 4 WARNING When using the product for extended periods, do not expose your skin to the product or AC adaptor for a prolonged period. Generated heat can cause low-temperature burns. Do not disassemble, repair, or modify the product. These may cause electric shock or fire. Do not insert foreign objects into the product.
  • Page 5 Do not touch the product or cables during lightning storms if the product is connected to an AC adaptor. There is a remote chance of electric shock. Close the headset jack cover and interface cover when using the product near water or other liquids, and in areas with a high concentration of moisture, steam, dust, oily vapors, etc.
  • Page 6 Do not leave any water droplets on the product. Water droplets may cause the DC input jack, micro USB port, or headset jack to short circuit. Do not puncture the product with a sharp object. This may cause overheating or fire. Do not turn the volume up too loud when using headphones.
  • Page 7 Do not do anything that may damage the AC cord, the AC plug, or the AC adaptor. Do not damage or modify the cord, place it near hot tools, bend, twist, or pull it forcefully, place heavy objects on it, or bundle it tightly.
  • Page 8 Do not place the product on an unstable surface. The product may drop, resulting in injury. Take a 10–15 minute break every hour when using the product. Using the product continuously for extended periods may cause strain injuries and may have detrimental health effects on your eyes, hands, or other parts of your body.
  • Page 9 For models with an optional barcode reader: Do not look directly at the white beam for an extended period or point the barcode reader at another person's eyes. This may damage the eyes. Hold the plug when unplugging the AC plug. Pulling on the cord may damage the cord, resulting in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 10 Turn off the product before removing the SIM card or SD card. Failure to do so can result in data loss or damage to the SIM card, the SD card, or the product. Do not place the product near a television or radio receiver. This may cause television or radio interference.
  • Page 11 Keep the battery away from extreme heat, such as fire and direct sunlight. Electrolyte leakage, overheating, fire, or rupture may result. When charging the battery with a battery charger/ cradle, use only the specified charger/cradle. Overheating, fire, or rupture may result. WARNING Do not subject the battery to strong impact, vibration, or rough handling.
  • Page 12: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information Regulatory information This product and your health This product, like other radio devices, emits radio frequency electromagnetic energy. Because this product operates within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, we believe this product is safe for use by consumers.
  • Page 13 health care facilities may be using equipment that could be sensitive to external RF energy. Pacemakers • Medical device manufacturers recommend a minimum separation of 15 cm between a wireless device and an implanted medical device, such as a pacemaker or implanted cardioverter defibrillator, to avoid potential interference with the medical device.
  • Page 14: Potentially Explosive Atmosphere

    Potentially explosive atmosphere • Turn off the product in areas where a potentially explosive atmosphere exists and obey all signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in injury or even death. • Areas with potentially explosive atmosphere may include fueling areas, chemical plants, below deck on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles using petroleum or natural gas, or areas where the atmosphere contains particles such as...
  • Page 15: Intended Use

    , medical devices or accessories life-support systems or other equipment/devices/systems that are involved with ensuring human life or safety. Panasonic will not be responsible for any liability resulting from the use of this product arising out of the foregoing uses.
  • Page 16 Panasonic cannot be held responsible in any way for any damages or loss resulting from the use of this unit in these types of equipment, devices or systems, etc.
  • Page 17 • Increase the separation between the product and receiver. • Connect the product to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. FCC caution To assure continued FCC emission limit compliance, use only shielded interface cables when connecting to computer or peripheral devices.
  • Page 18 For body-worn operation, this product has been tested and meets FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with a Panasonic accessory designated for this product and when used with an accessory that contains no metal and that positions the mobile device a minimum of 1.0 cm from the body.
  • Page 19: Hearing Aid Compatibility

    If you have questions about return or exchange policies, consult your service provider or mobile retailer. Responsible party Panasonic Corporation of North America Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102 Support contact: Introduction...
  • Page 20 Disposal USA Only: Disposal may be regulated in your community due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please visit Panasonic website: or call 1-888-769-0149. Caution Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.
  • Page 21 staring directly into the light beam. Momentary exposure to a Class 2 laser is not known to be harmful. Caution: Procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. LASER RADIATION DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM CLASS 2 LASER PRODUCT 1 mW MAX 630-680 nm EN 60825-1:2007 IEC60825-1:2007 Labeling and device location...
  • Page 22: Handling Cautions

    Handling cautions Handling cautions General use • Use only specified accessories. • This product has been tested to meet strict MIL-STD-810G standards (for vibration and shock), however, as with any portable devices, precautions should be taken to avoid any damage. •...
  • Page 23 • The battery may become warm during charging and during normal use. This is normal. • Charge the battery in environments with an ambient temperature of 10 °C to 35 °C (50 °F to 95 °F). • Battery charging will not start if the internal temperature of the battery is below 0 °C (32 °F) or above 50 °C (122 °F).
  • Page 24 You may also dip a soft cloth in water-diluted detergent and wring it thoroughly before wiping the product. • Do not apply water or detergent directly to the product. Liquid may enter the product and cause malfunction or damage. • Do not clean the product with agents that contain ester, strong alkaline, benzene, or thinner as they may harm the surface of the product and cause discoloration, etc.
  • Page 25: Trademark And License Information

    Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. • microSDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 26 (EPL 1.0). The program is free software; you can copy it, redistribute it, and modify it under the terms of the GPL v2, LGPL, or EPL 1.0. At least three (3) years from delivery of products, Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. will give to any third party who contacts...
  • Page 27: Terms And Illustrations In This Document

    Terms and illustrations in this document Terms and illustrations in this document • Panasonic Corporation and/or its affiliates are referred to collectively as “we” or “Panasonic”. • This product supports microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC memory cards. In this document, the term “SD card” is used as a generic term for any supported memory card.
  • Page 28: Disclaimers

    Disclaimers Disclaimers Panasonic shall not be liable for loss of data or other incidental or consequential damages resulting from the use of this product. This product can download, store, forward, and receive additional content, such as applications, ringtones, contact information, and media files.
  • Page 29: Getting Started

    Getting Started Confirming the included items Confirming the included items The following items are included. If any items are missing, please contact your technical support representative. – Main unit ×1 – Battery ×1 – Battery cover ×1 – Operating Instructions (this document) ×1 Getting Started...
  • Page 30: Description Of Parts

    Description of parts Description of parts Front view...
  • Page 31 A Indicator Orange, lit: Battery is charging Green, lit: Battery charging is complete Red, lit: Battery level is less than 15 % of a full charge B Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor The ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the screen brightness.
  • Page 32: Rear View

    Rear view The battery cover and battery are omitted in this illustration. A Microphone B Flash Can be used when taking pictures. Also lights if you open the battery cover while the unit is turned on. C Rear camera...
  • Page 33: Volume Buttons

    D Card access cover E Cover latch F Cover latch lock switch G Expansion bus connector Used when connecting an optional cradle or other future expansion options. H GPS antenna (internal) I Wi-Fi, Bluetooth antenna (internal) J Volume buttons K Side button (page 44) L Cradle rail Used when connecting the unit to an optional cradle.
  • Page 34: Opening And Closing The Interface Cover

    Opening and closing the interface cover Opening and closing the interface cover Opening the interface cover Unlock the cover by sliding 2. Open the cover by pulling the switch away from . the top edge of the cover (i.e., the edge closest to the top of the unit) away from the unit.
  • Page 35: Removing The Battery Cover

    Removing the battery cover Removing the battery cover 1. Unlock the cover latch by sliding the switch (circled in the illustration) away from (A), and then open the cover latch by sliding it toward (B). 2. While holding the bottom corners of the battery cover (circled in the illustration), lift the battery cover (A) and then remove the cover (B).
  • Page 36: Attaching The Battery Cover

    Attaching the battery cover Attaching the battery cover 1. Insert the tabs on the battery cover into the corresponding slots in the battery chamber (A), and then lower the battery cover into place (B). • The edge of the battery cover with two tabs (circled in the illustration) should face the bottom of the unit.
  • Page 37 3. Make sure that the battery cover is properly sealed. • Two red lines are painted on the inside edges of the battery cover. If the red lines (circled in the illustration) are visible from the side of the unit after the battery cover is closed, the cover is not properly sealed.
  • Page 38: Installing Sim Cards (Certain Models Only)

    Installing SIM cards (certain models only) Installing SIM cards (certain models only) You can install up to two SIM cards. 1. Remove the battery cover (page 35) and battery if necessary. • To remove the battery, lift the battery by pulling on the yellow tab and then remove the battery.
  • Page 39: Installing An Sd Card

    Note • See the Reference Manual (tap [Online Manual] in the app list) for information on selecting the active SIM card slot and the preferred mobile network mode. Installing an SD card Installing an SD card 1. Remove the battery cover (page 35) and battery if necessary. •...
  • Page 40: Installing The Battery

    Installing the battery Installing the battery 1. Remove the battery cover (page 35) if necessary. 2. Insert the terminal end of the battery into the battery chamber. • Insert the battery so that the battery label and the yellow tab are facing up, and that the terminals on the battery line up with the terminals inside the battery chamber.
  • Page 41: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery Charging the battery You can charge the unit by connecting it to a power outlet using an optional AC adaptor (page 57), and also by connecting it to the USB port of a computer or other device using a USB cable. The indicator lights in orange while the battery is charging, and lights in green when charging is complete.
  • Page 42: Turning The Unit On And Off

    Turning the unit on and off Turning the unit on and off Turning the unit on Press and hold (power button) on the top of the unit until the unit briefly vibrates. Note • We recommend that you fully charge the battery before turning on the unit for the first time or after an extended period of storage.
  • Page 43: Home Screen, Status Bar, Notifications

    Home screen, status bar, notifications Home screen, status bar, notifications Using the home screen The home screen is the main screen from which you can launch apps, check widgets, etc. You can customize the home screen to suit your needs by adding, moving, and removing items as desired. You can also view a list of all installed apps by tapping While the screen is on, you can display the home screen at any time by tapping...
  • Page 44: Navigation And Function Buttons

    Navigation and function buttons Navigation and function buttons The navigation buttons are available in most screens and help you navigate the unit's screens. They appear at the bottom or side of the touch panel screen, depending on the unit’s orientation. Returns to the previous screen or closes the current dialog box, menu, etc.
  • Page 45: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you experience any trouble while using the unit, refer to the information in this section for troubleshooting. See the Reference Manual (tap [Online Manual] in the app list) for additional troubleshooting information. Starting up The unit does not turn on. •...
  • Page 46 Nothing appears on the screen. • The screen may have turned off to save power. Press (power button). • Charge the battery. • Install the battery correctly. • Replace the battery with a fully-charged one. • The screen is too dark. See “The screen is too dark.” (page 47). Other startup problems •...
  • Page 47 The screen is too dark. • The [Automatic brightness] setting reduced the brightness according to the ambient brightness. Manually adjust the screen brightness. → [Settings] → [Display] → 1. From the home screen, tap [Brightness]. 2. Turn off the [Automatic brightness] checkbox. 3.
  • Page 48 The indicator lights in red. • The remaining battery level is approximately less than 15 % of a full charge. Charge the battery. The indicator flashes in red. • Battery authentication failed. Use a battery specified on page 57. • There may be debris lodged in the battery charge terminals. Remove the battery and remove any debris found.
  • Page 49 The unit’s operation is slow. • Ambient temperature may be too low or too high. Leave the unit in an environment of 10 °C to 35 °C (50 °F to 95 °F) for about an hour and then try again. The unit does not respond.
  • Page 50: Appendix

    Appendix Replacing the battery Replacing the battery Place the unit on a flat, stable surface such as a table when replacing the battery. 1. Turn off the unit (page 42). 2. Remove the battery cover (page 35). 3. Lift the battery by pulling on the yellow tab, and then remove the battery.
  • Page 51: Factory Data Reset

    • All data in the /mnt/sdcard folder will be erased. Data stored on the SD card will not be erased. Specifications Specifications Typical unit specifications and certain options are described below. Unit configuration may vary. Model No. FZ-X1 Qualcomm® APQ8064T 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU Memory 2 GB Storage 32 GB...
  • Page 52 Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac ® Qualcomm WCN3680 Data transfer rate IEEE 802.11a: up to 54 Mbps IEEE 802.11b: up to 11 Mbps IEEE 802.11g: up to 54 Mbps IEEE 802.11n: • HT20: up to 72.2 Mbps • HT40: up to 150 Mbps IEEE 802.11ac: •...
  • Page 53 Bluetooth Version 4.0, Class 1 Transmission method FHSS system Wireless channels used 1 - 79 ch (Low energy: 0 - 39 ch) RF frequency band 2400-2483.5 MHz (including guard bands) Mobile networking LTE, HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, (certain models CDMA 1x, EVDO Rev. A only) SIM card slot micro SIM card slot ×2...
  • Page 54 Sensors Ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyro sensor, acceleration sensor, proximity sensor Type A, B, Felica compatible Card slots SD memory card micro SDXC card slot ×1 Magnetic stripe reader (optional) Via gadget interface USB 2.0 port ×1 Interfaces , gadget interface, headset ×1, cradle interface ×1 Touchscreen 10-point capacitive touchscreen with glove...
  • Page 55 *1 1 MB = 1,048,576 bytes, 1 GB = 1,073,741,824 bytes *2 Operation has been tested and confirmed using the following Panasonic brand memory cards: SD (up to 2 GB), SDHC (up to 32 GB), SDXC (up to 64 GB). Compatibility with other SD devices is not guaranteed.
  • Page 56 *8 As defined by the JEITA Specification, Working Mode B. *9 Varies depending on usage conditions. *10 When the battery is fully charged (or not being charged) and the unit is off. *11 Rated power consumption. *12 Average weight. Actual weight may vary by unit configuration. *13 For models without an optional barcode reader.
  • Page 57: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Product name Model number AC Adaptor CF-AA6373A Car Adaptor CF-AAV1601AW Battery Pack FZ-VZSUX100J Cradle FZ-VEBX111U Holster FZ-VSTX111U Appendix...
  • Page 58: Limited Warranty

    PSCNA, referred hereafter as “Panasonic” will repair the products listed below with Panasonic approved parts, free of charge in the Global Panasonic approved location for the period specified below from the date of original purchase in the event of a defect in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 59 Complete unit replacement fulfills the full obligation and is at the discretion of Panasonic and is limited to once during the coverage term. Refer to the Panasonic web site for full terms and conditions on the above programs. Options and Accessories Warranties...
  • Page 60 Panasonic or an Authorized Integrator. Section 2: Limited Warranty - Software Panasonic warrants to you only that the disk(s) or other media on which the Programs are furnished will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of delivery thereof to you, as evidenced by your purchase receipt.
  • Page 61 This limited warranty only covers failures due to defects in materials or workmanship which occur during normal use. If a unit is sent to a Panasonic Authorized Service Center and no hardware failure is found, the customer will be billed for labor to correct a software issue or reimage the hard drive plus shipping and applicable administrative fees at the current rates set by the service provider.
  • Page 62 This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. For technical support or to arrange for service on your Panasonic computer product, call our toll-free hotline at 1-855-PSC-TECH (1-855-772-8324).
  • Page 63 Appendix...
  • Page 64 Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102, USA © Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. 2014 *PGQX1571ZCJ1* PGQX1571ZCJ1 C0314-2114 Printed in Japan...