Panasonic Set To Expand Aussie Compact Camera Family
The slim-design DMC-TZ70 sports a 24 mm Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens and 30x optical ultra-zoom, and a large pixel high-sensitivity 12.1 MP MOS sensor.
It also sports a 3″ 1040k-dot LCD display, and a new 0.2″ Live View Finder with 1116k-dot resolution and intuitive control with a new eye sensor, which Panasonic states provides for “easy framing and shooting in bright light”.
The DMC-TZ70 features 1920 x 1080 50p full-HD video recording, captured in AVCHD progressive format and also MP4, while streamlined Wi-Fi connectivity provides for remote smartphone control, with the DMC-TZ70 equipped with a dedicated Wi-Fi button.
Available in silver or red, the DMC-TZ70 will be available from March, carrying a price tag of $549 RRP.
Other models set to be introduced to the local market include the Lumix DMC-TZ57, the companion model to the DMC-TZ70, the Tough Lumix DMC-FT6 and DMC-FT30, and the slim Lumix DMC-SZ10.
The DMC-TZ57 features a 24 mm Lumix lens and 20x optical zoom,a 16 MP high-sensitivity MOS sensor, a 3″ 1,040k-dot 180 degree tiltable LCD display, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Available in black and white, the DMC-TZ57 will be available from March at $349 RRP.
The Tough DMC-FT6 and DMC-FT30 will be available in May and March, respectively.
Waterproof to 13 metres, shockproof to 2 metres, freeze-proof to -10 C, dust-proof and pressure-resistant to 100 kgf, the DMC-FT6 is equipped with a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 28 mm wide-angle lens with 4.6x optical zoom, a 16 MP high-sensitivity MOS sensor, records in 1920 x 1080 50p full-HD, and features Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.
Available in camouflage, blue, orange and red, the DMC-FT6 will carry a price tag of $399 RRP.
Waterproof to 8 metres, shockproof to 1.5 metres, and freeze-proof to -10 C, the DMC-FT30 is equipped with a Lumix 25 mm wide-angle lens with 4x optical zoom and a 16 MP high-sensitivity MOS sensor.
Available in black, blue, orange and red, the DMC-FT30 will be available from March, carrying a price tag of $249 RRP.
The slim-build DMC-SZ10, “designed with socialising in mind”, is equipped with 12x optical zoom and a 24 mm wide-angle lens, a 2.7″ 460k-dot LCD monitor that tilts up 180 degrees, 1280 x 720p HD video recording, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Available in black and silver, the DMC-SZ10 will be available from March, carrying a price tag of $249 RRP.