CES 2012 debutante, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2 compact digital camera, sports a spunky chassis and tags along some interesting features to watch out for. Besides the regular black option, the Lumix snapper will come drenched in a choice of colors namely, pink and violet for those who prefer these vibrant shades spilled onto the gadget.
The 14.1MP camera possesses a 28mm wide-angle Lumix DC Vario lens delivering up to 4x optical zoom and extended magnification touching 8x when employed with the intelligent zoom feature. The gadget proffers 1280 x 720p HD video recording capabilities and it comes fitted with a 2.7-inch Intelligent LCD display. This compact point-and-shoot is complete with Sonic Speed AF to capture fast motion scenes and features an iA mode which brings forth Intelligent ISO control, MEGA O.I.S., Intelligent scene selector and face detection.
“With Panasonic’s Lumix S2, we are bringing to market an affordable, intuitive, compact digital camera with smart features, designed for users who simply want to take great quality photos and videos,” states David Fisher, Product Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Marketing Company of North America. “Beyond the powerful 28mm wide-angle lens and HD video, the S2 also offers excellent landscape and large group shooting with the Panorama mode and convenient retouching with Auto Retouch mode.”
The Panasonic gadget has been incorporated with the Venus Engine and Intelligent Resolution technology facilitating clear and crisp images. Then there’s the inevitable panorama mode for shooting vertical or horizontal panoramic photographs. The contrast and the brightness can be adjusted on any snap with the integrated Auto Retouch mode.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2 release date and price have not been divulged by the company for now.