Panasonic launches new compact camera
Dubai, September 1, 2010
Panasonic has announced the Middle East launch of its new premium compact camera DMC-LX5, which boasts of key features including high picture quality and creative descriptiveness.
A successor to the DMC-LX3, Lumix digital cameras, the new DMC-LX5 comes fully re-designed in the lens, the CCD and the image processing engine together with other improvements and upgrades, said a Panasonic statement.
The model also incorporates a newly-developed super bright F2 ultra wide angle 24mm Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens that is designed to minimize distortion for stunning, true-to-life images with outstanding resolution and detail, it added.
The 24mm of wide angle offers extraordinarily large viewing space and now the optical zoom is extended to 3.8x (90mm) making the LX5 even more versatile.
“The new DMC-LX5 is packed with features that allow customers to get creative and to take high quality videos and photos with ease,” said Hitesh Ojha, senior product manager – AV Categories, Panasonic Marketing Middle East.
“Stylish, compact and easy to use, we recommend this camera for anyone who is serious about photography. The LX5 is capable of taking stunningly beautifully shots, without having to worry about complicated settings,” he added.
For the movie recording, the DMC-LX5 is newly compatible with long time high quality HD movie recording in AVCHD Lite in addition to the conventional motion JPEG format.
A host of creative options including Creative Movie mode, My Color mode and Film mode are available for more extended expression not only in photography but also in videography, he noted.-TradeArabia News Service