Panasonic rolled out its long awaited range of ultra sensitive, ultra-zoom digital cameras in a press conference in New York. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 and Panasonic DMC-FX37 are the latest feature packed digital cameras from Panasonic.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 features Intelligent Auto and face tracking technology and is claimed to give you superior image quality. The camera is capable of giving image resolution of 10.1 megapixels claims Panasonic. It also features Extra Zoom Optical function that can zoom to 32.1x and has sensitivity upto ISO 6440. the camera can let you shoot upto 460 photos (CIPA) in a single battery charge owing to its upgradation of power efficiency. Unlike its previous version, the FZ28 now comes with an improved Advanced Scene mode featuring the Close-up mode.
With a large, 2.7-inch Intelligent LCD with 230,000-dot resolution and and improved viewfinder resolution of 201,600 dots, the new improved digital camera is available in the colours of black and silver priced at $400 and will hit the market by August 2008.
Now is the turn of the super-slim Panasonic DMC-FX37. The camera with 10.1 mp resolution boasts of 25 mm ultra wide angle, LEICA DC lens and 5x optical zoom. This one too comes with a Panasonic’s iA (intelligent auto) mode and features next-generation Venus Engine IV for speedier, superior image processing.
It can shoot upto 310 photos (CIPA) in a single battery charge and can click high definition “1280 x 720p motion images at 30 fps with outstanding detail” claims Panasonic. The DMW-HDC2 HD Component Cable (available separately) enables the motion pictures to be viewed directly on a large-screen TV.
With a metal finishing, the slim DMC-FX37 is available in silver, black, blue, pink, and white and brown in different and unique texture for each colour.
The Panasonic DMC-FX37 will be available by September 2008 and is priced at $300.