New Products From Panasonic For This Spring
First up is the range topping LUMIX GX800 – which offers great image quality for those who want to capture amazing scenery and unmissable moments. The DC-GX800 offers newly integrated 4K PHOTO and 4K Video all in a sleek, stylish compact body.
The 3.0-inch 1040K-dot static touch control screen boasts a 180-degree tiltable structure and the camera goes into Self Shot mode automatically once the monitor is flipped. In Self Shot mode, a variety of functions for selfies are available on the LUMIX GX800, including a newly-added 4K Selfie mode. Users can also choose to capture the background clearly or defocused depending on the situation with the new Background Control mode. Panorama pictures can also be shot in Self Shot mode.
The 16.0-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor without low-pass filter and the new Venus Engine combine to achieve crisp, high-resolution images in fine details with high-contrast, impressive colour reproduction and maximum ISO 25600 high sensitivity.
The LUMIX GX800 records smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840x2160 resolution at 30p/25p(50Hz Area) or 24p in MP4 . Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can also enjoy 4K PHOTO shots and a variety of derivative functions, such as Focus Stacking, Post Focus and Light Composition.
For more creative freedom, Creative Control, Creative Panorama and Photo Style including L.Monochrome mode are included. The iA (Intelligent Auto) mode and Scene Guide make LUMIX GX800 easy to use. The camera integrates Wi-Fi® connectivity to offer a more flexible shooting experience and instant image sharing with easy operation.
The LUMIX GX800 will be available from March 2017 in Silver, Black, Tan and Orange and will RRP at £499.99.
The Final announced is the new LUMIX DC-FZ82 from the popular FZ series. Packing a powerful optical zoom and superior controllability, the new LUMIX FZ82 gives users better manual operation over photo and video recording. The FZ82 features the LUMIX DC VARIO 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom and comes with USB charging to allow an even quicker charge.
The newly integrated 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and advanced image processor Venus Engine achieve high-speed response and high-quality images even in sensitive recording. Perfect for Macro, the LUMIX FZ82 is also capable of 1cm Macro Shooting.
For an even faster response and higher mobility, the LUMIX FZ82 boasts a high-speed, high-precision AF with DFD (Depth from Defocus) technology , which shortens the focusing time. It calculates the distance to the subject by evaluating two images with different sharpness levels at a high 240-fps signal exchange speed. As a result, the LUMIX FZ82 achieves an AF of approximately 0.09 sec . This benefit increases as the focal length grows.
The LUMIX FZ82 also offers high-speed burst shooting at 10 fps (AFS) / 6 fps (AFC) to capture fast-moving subjects in sharp focus. Thanks to the touch-control system, users can quickly focus on the subject and even release the shutter with touch operation to capture unmissable photo opportunities.
The LUMIX FZ82 records smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840x2160 resolution at 25p(50Hz Area).The powerful 60x optical zoom and POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode suppresses blurring even in video recording. Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can enjoy 4K PHOTO shots and a variety of derivative functions, such as the new Light Composition and 4K Live Cropping. For more creative freedom, Creative Control and Creative Panorama options are available.
The LUMIX FZ82 also integrates a 1,040K-dot rear monitor with touch-control system. Together with the 0.2-inch 1,170K-dot EVF (Electronic View Finder), users can capture subjects in clear focus. It also includes Wi-Fi® connectivity to offer a more flexible shooting experience and instant image-sharing with easy operation. With a hot shoe and compatibility with a variety of optional accessories, the LUMIX FZ82 goes beyond a standard telephoto zoom compact camera whilst providing high-quality photos and an exceptional 4K video recording experience.
The LUMIX FZ82 will be available from March 2017 and will RRP at £329.99