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Panasonic working on Post Focus feature and new lenses

Panasonic is talking up some of the new products that it is working on and one cool new feature. The new feature is called Post Focus and it will allow users to select an in-focus area after they shoot an image using a simple interface. Panasonic says that the reason this feature is being developed is to prevent out-of-focus errors with 4K photography and to offer more creative freedom.

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 brings dual stabilizers to DSLM line

Panasonic has just unveiled the latest flagship of its LUMIX G series, the DMC-GX8. Aside from obvious improvements from its GX7 predecessor, like the notable bump in megapixels, the GX8 also brings with it a key feature that no other G camera has gotten before. This digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera boasts of dual Image Stablizaers (I.S.), combining the benefits of a stabilizer inside the body as well as inside the interchangeable lens, ensuring that you get a clean shot everytime, whether in wide angle mode or in telephoto shooting.

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Panasonic LUMIX FZ300 compact puts the spotlight on zoom

Panasonic's other digital camera today goes down a notch from the all the highfalutin spec talk but still manages to run away a prize. The LUMIX DMC-FZ300 might not boast of the highest specs around, but that's ok, because it has the best that can be crammed into a wallet-friendly compact size. Make no mistake, however, to underestimate this rugged compact, as it can still boast of a few things, including a 24x powerful optical zoom and full support for capturing 4K content, both videos and stills.

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Panasonic GX8 micro four thirds camera leaks in gallery

Word has it that Panasonic will be introducing its new DMC-GX8 micro four thirds camera very soon (by the end of the week, if sources are right), and ahead of that launch has come a purported look at the camera. A gallery showing several shots of the camera leaked this week, and with the latest leak comes a batch of alleged specifications showing an all around high-end and relatively compact camera. We've a gallery of the shots after the jump!

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Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera runs Android, launches in US

Panasonic has launched its Lumix DMC-CM1 hybrid camera in the United States, where it will be selling the device at its retailers and online. The CM1 is unique because of its different assembly of features — there’s a 1-inch camera sensor, for starters, as well as Android and an unlocked GSM smartphone capability, making this a mobile device and camera all-in-one, but in a way that is different from your typical smartphone. The 1-inch sensor in particular enables the camera to take higher quality images than typical mobile cameras.

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Panasonic’s first Firefox OS smart TV’s hit Europe

First announced earlier this year, the first smart TV's running Firefox OS are finally available for sale in Europe. In a partnership between Panasonic and Firefox, six models of the Panasonic Viera smart TV's will now run the Linux-based OS. The availability of each model depends on the European country. Although they're not available stateside yet, the Firefox OS Vieras are set to launch globally "in the coming months."

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Panasonic G7, Fujifilm X-T10 leaked ahead of Monday reveal

Next Monday, May 18, we may or may not be hearing two camera makers unveil their latest entries into the digital photography market. Panasonic and Fujifilm have been rumored to be preparing the successors to their G and X lines, respectively, and we may be privy to some of the details surrounding these. What is, however, interesting about the Panasonic Lumix G7 and the Fujifilm X-T10 is not just their features and design, but how they actually don't resemble their predecessors that much,. especially at first glance.

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Panasonic HX-A1 wearable action cam records your POV

Panasonic has introduced its new HX-A1 action camcorder, a small cylindrical wearable camera that records the wearer's POV while remaining resistance to the environmental conditions to which it might be subjected. The A1, as it is being called, is poised to compete with other action cams like the GoPro and Sony's Action Cam, but it comes with a few features we don't often see in the category, including support for recording in completely dark settings and the ability to send footage to another camcorder as a sub-video within the main video.

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Panasonic Nubo wants to kill Dropcam with 4G

Streaming security cameras are great, until your WiFi connection dies and your virtual peephole gets cut off. Enter the Panasonic Nubo, throwing 4G LTE into the mixture along with some smart home ambitions. Panasonic isn’t aiming low, either, claiming the Nubo is a “Dropcam killer” from the outset, and aiming to out-perform everything on the Nest-owned streaming camera’s spec sheet. I caught up with the Panasonic Cameramanager team to find out why Nubo shouldn’t just be on your home office wall, but hitching a ride in your suitcase.

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Panasonic’s new 4K VIERA LED TV line to run Firefox OS

The platform wars are moving to smart TVs. Don't believe it? Samsung is putting Tizen on all its smart TVs this year. LG's own sets already have webOS inside. Now Panasonic is joining the fray, but not with an operating system that it has developed itself. As it showed at CES last month, the consumer electronics maker is betting big on Firefox OS and it is announcing that all the members of its new 4K VIERA TV line will be employing the web-based platform for its user interface.

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