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Panasonic Now Offers 2D/3D Camcorder

24 October 2011
Published in Video Cameras

With the Z10000, Panasonic has released a high-end, 2D/3D, dual-lens camcorder. The Z10000 also comes with three control rings, dual XLR audio inputs and full manual controls.

Both lenses have a 3MOS sensor (with an effective pixel count of 6.57 megapixels each), which, when used with the 3D video macro setting, records at approximately 17.8 inches.

The Z10000 also has a 3.5-inch 3D LCD, which functions as a 3D viewer without need for 3D viewing equipment...

Panasonic Unveils Lumix FZ150 Superzoom Compact

23 October 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

Key features of Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-FZ150 consumer camera include full-HD video, 24x optical zoom and a 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens.

With a 12.1-megapixel MOS sensor, the FZ150 has been upgraded from the previous FZ47 to shoot full 1920 x 1080, 60p HD video. While filming, users can also adjust the zoom and take stills.

Additionally, the FZ150 nano-surface coating technology helps minimize light reflection that causes ghost and flare. The unit also includes 3-D photo mode, which takes 20 panning shots and then selects the two most suitable images — one for the right eye and one for the left — to form a composite 3-D image...

Panasonic Upgrades Compact Interchangeable Line

06 July 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

The latest in Panasonic's compact interchangeable lens camera line is the Lumix DMC-G3. Released just about a year after its predecessor, the G2, this new model touts an upgrade in image resolution (16 megapixels instead of 12) and ISO sensitivity; the G3 contains a Venus Engine FHD and is advertised to suppress granular distortion by 66 percent when using high ISO speeds.

Manual control over focus has also been improved with the manual assist and AF + MF focus modes. Images can be in low-light settings up to ISO 6400...

Panasonic Expands ZS Line with Intuitive Touch Screen Camera

29 April 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has added the Lumix DMC-ZS10 — a line of digital cameras known for its ultra-wide-angle to long zoom lenses — to its ZS-series.

The 14.1-megapixel ZS10 compact camera comes equipped with a 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens and 16x optical zoom, full-HD 1920x1080 video recording capabilities and a large 3-inch, 460,000-dot Smart Touch Intelligent LCD screen.

Panasonic's latest LCD screen technology allows users to...

Panasonic's Lumix TS3 Offers Rugged Options for Outdoor Users

30 March 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

A unique breed of rugged cameras, Panasonic's new 12.1-megapixel Lumix DMC-TS3 has been tailored to endure even more extreme outdoor conditions than prior models.

For example, Panasonic boasts that the TS3 remains waterproof up to approximately 40 feet (many comparable cameras can handle only up to 10 feet), is shockproof to approximately 6.6 feet, is freeze-proof to...

Panasonic to Develop 3D Lens System

29 October 2010
Published in Camera Lenses

Even without the accompanying camera body, Panasonic has begun development on “the world’s first interchangeable 3D lens.”

The company’s “twin lens” is scheduled to be released this year, and will eventually be developed to work with the Lumix G Micro System line.

This 3D lens will feature two optical systems installed within the diameter of the lens mount, creating stereoscopic images from the left and right lenses that will then be viewable with any 3D-image processing system.

Panasonic Lumix LX5 Features High-Sensitivity Sensor, f/2.0 Lens

22 October 2010
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has created the 10.1-megapixel Lumix LX5, a compact digital camera with a high-sensitivity CCD sensor and an f/2.0 Leica lens.

With the ultra-bright, ultra-wide-angle 24mm Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens, the LX5 minimizes image distortion and offers up to 3.8x optical zoom.

The camera also offers HD video capture in AVCHD Lite — a format that allows for nearly double the amount of HD video storage — and enhanced video with an array of...

Panasonic Reveals High-Speed Hybrid Sensor Cameras

13 October 2010
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has added the Lumix DMC-FZ100, a 24x optical zoom and 15.1-megapixel MOS sensor camera, and the Lumix DMC-FZ4, a 24x optical zoom, 14.5-megapixel sensor camera, to its FZ-series line. As the company’s inaugural hybrid compact digital cameras, both units come with improved shooting speeds and focusing capabilities.

When using the mechanical shutter mode, users can shoot stills at up to 11 frames per second (fps); in 3.5-megapixel recording mode, images can be shot at up to 60 fps. For action shots, images can be photographed in continuous autofocus mode at...

Panasonic Debuts Camera with Interchangeable Lens

13 June 2010
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has created the LUMIX G2, a 12.1-megapixel, interchangeable lens system camera with a 3-inch, movable LCD touch-control screen.

With a wide-viewing angle that rotates 180 degrees from side to side and tilts 270 degrees up and down, the camera offers an almost 100 percent field of view. The new touch screen also allows for more easily accessible controls with...

Panasonic Debuts Lumix Superzoom, Outdoor Cameras

03 March 2010
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has added the 12.1-megapixel Lumix DMC-ZS5 and ZS7 consumer cameras to its ZS super-zoom series, and the Lumix DMC-TS2 and DMC-ZR3 to its outdoor line.

The ZS5 has a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens; 12x optical zoom, which is operable even in video mode; and intelligent resolution, which analyzes outlines, textured areas and gradation to get...

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