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Panasonic outs 3D lens for micro four-thirds Lumix G cameras

Panasonic outs 3D lens for micro four-thirds Lumix G cameras

I just mentioned the new Lumix GH2 digital camera that Panasonic unveiled today. I mentioned that there was a new 3D lens that was compatible with that camera and the lens is compatible with the entire series of G cameras from Panasonic. The new lens is called the H-FT012 and it has two optical systems in one thin and compact lens.

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Panasonic Lumix FZ100, FZ40, FX700, LX5 and TS10 all get official

Panasonic Lumix FZ100, FZ40, FX700, LX5 and TS10 all get official

Panasonic has outed a full five new digital cameras in its Lumix range, including rugged models, HD-video capable shooters and the company's first full hybrid.  The Panasonic Lumix FZ100 kicks things off, with a 14.1-megapixel sensor, Full HD video recording, 24x optical zoom and 11fps burst rates, while the Lumix DMC-FZ40 gets the same sensor and can shoot 720p HD AVCHD Lite video.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 10.1MP point-and-shoot arrives

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 10.1MP point-and-shoot arrives

This weekend saw a fresh pair of quietly released Panasonic Lumix digital cameras emerge, the DMC-LX5W and the DMC-LX5K.  Functionality identical - the only difference is that the LX5W is white and the LX5K is black - the two new shooters pack 10.1-megapixel sensors, F2.0 Leica DC Summicron lenses, and 3.8x optical zooms.

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Panasonic LUMIX G2 and G10 priced, due May 2010

Panasonic LUMIX G2 and G10 priced, due May 2010

Panasonic have announced pricing for their recently-launched LUMIX G2 and G10 digital cameras.  Revealed last month, we now know that the LUMIX G2 - available in red, blue and black - will come in at $799.95, while the LUMIX G10 - in black only - will land at $599.95.

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Panasonic Lumix GF1 updated with pink & silver versions

Panasonic Lumix GF1 updated with pink & silver versions

If you were tempted by Panasonic's Lumix GF1 micro four thirds camera last year, but put off by its intimidating black casing, excellent news.  The company has announced two new versions of the GF1, with the only differences being that they get silver and pink shells.  The two new Lumix snappers have the same 12-megapixel sensor as the original, together with the interchangeable lenses.

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Panasonic LUMIX TS2, ZS7 and ZR3 digicams debut

Panasonic LUMIX TS2, ZS7 and ZR3 digicams debut

Panasonic have outed three new digital cameras, including the rugged LUMIX DMC-TS2, the super-zooming LUMIX DMC-ZS7, and the AVCHD Lite HD-friendly LUMIX DMC-ZR3.  Of the three, the TS2 is the most visually striking thanks to its waterproof/shockproof/freezeproof casing; still, it also has a 14.1-megapixel sensor, 4.6x optical zoom and AVCHD Lite HD video recording.

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Panasonic offers up Lumix DMC-GF1 digital camera

Panasonic offers up Lumix DMC-GF1 digital camera

Panasonic has unveiled a slick little point-and-shoot camera called the Lumix DMC-GF1. The camera is the latest addition to the G series of cameras and lays claim to the title of world's smallest and lightest digital camera with built-in flash. Like other G series cameras, the GF1 uses the micro four thirds system.

Panasonic Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds camera leaks

Panasonic Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds camera leaks

Panasonic's upcoming Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds camera has been spotted on a Chinese forum, seemingly a more compact alternative to the company's Lumix G1.  More retro in design than the G1, the GF1 is lacking just about anything in the way of hard specifications right now, but it obviously supports interchangeable lenses together with what looks to be a pop-up flash.

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Panasonic LUMIX 12.1MP digicams announced: FZ35, FP8 and ZR1

Panasonic LUMIX 12.1MP digicams announced: FZ35, FP8 and ZR1

Panasonic have announced their latest three LUMIX digital cameras, kicking off with the DSLR-lookalike FZ35 with an 18x zoom, following up with the more fashion-focused FP8 with its 4.6x zoom, and finishing up with the mid-range ZR1 with an 8x zoom.  All three have a 12.1-megapixel sensor, optical image stabilization and face-recognition.

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Panasonic Lumix GH1 digital camera gets priced

Panasonic Lumix GH1 digital camera gets priced

Laying to rest the rumors and gossip, Panasonic set the record straight this morning by releasing pricing details for their Lumix GH1 digital camera. The second Micro Four Thirds camera for the company, this camera is expected to cost $1,499.99 as a part of a kit.

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PMA 2009 : Panasonic Tough DMC-TS1 Lumix Hands-on – Rugged compact camera

PMA 2009 : Panasonic Tough DMC-TS1 Lumix Hands-on – Rugged compact camera

We love to see gadget gets tested on the spot. Last week you’ve seen the Olympus Tough Styles get physically abused on video, and now we have another cool presentation from Panasonic booth at PMA 2009 showing off their first-gen rugged camera withstanding drop test, being submerge in the water, and resistant to sand damage.

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Panasonic DMC-FS25 budget Lumix packs 12MP image sensor

Panasonic DMC-FS25 budget Lumix packs 12MP image sensor

If you can’t spare $400 for the much-advanced Lumix touch-screen FX-580 or the AVCHD lite series Lumix , there’s a budget slim factor model down the line with Venus Engine IV powered DMC-FS25. It’s more affordable but not cutting down in functionalities. You’ll get the same 12.1 megapixel image sensor, 5x Leica-brand optical zoom and 3-inch large LCD screen, and in fact, a top-of-the-line FS-Series model, no less.

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