Panasonic has debuted a pair of new digital cameras that fit into the company's Lumix line of digital point-and-shoot offerings. One of the cameras is the Lumix LF1 and the other is the Lumix G6. The LF1 slots into the company's line of high-end compact cameras and promises versatility with wide-angle and a high zoom range.
The camera features a 12.1-megapixel MOS sensor and high ISO sensitivity for improved performance in lowlight conditions. The camera also features integrated Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity making it easy to share images. The lens is a 35mm equivalent range of 28 mm-200 mm, which equates to a 7.1 times optical zoom range.
On the back of the camera is a three-inch LCD and the camera offers users manual controls over aperture, shutter speed, and zoom. The camera also has a number of creative control and creative retouch features along with 13 different filters that can be applied to images. The Lumix G6 is a significantly larger camera with a 16.05-megapixel Live MOS image sensor.
The camera covers an ISO range of 160 up to 25,600 extended. Panasonic fits the camera with a high-speed autofocus system specifically designed for shooting in low light conditions. The camera also supports face detection and can shoot bursts at up to seven frames per second. Video recording is supported with a 24p video mode and the camera can record full HD resolution video. Other features include a OLED viewfinder and a three-inch angle adjustable display on the rear. The camera also has integrated Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity for sharing images. Pricing and availability is unannounced for both of these new cameras.