Posts Tagged ‘Digital Camera’
Panasonic today reveals another digital camera, the LUMIX DMC-FZ47 which boasts powerful 24x optical zoom thanks to 25mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens, optimized for video recording with a mechanism designed to minimize the noise of AF and zooming.
The camera is armed with 12.1 megapixel CCD sensor capable of capturing 1920 x 1080 full-HD videos in the AVCHD format, complemented with the high-quality stereo sound and paired with Venus Engine FHD processor allows the camera to take high-resolution consecutive shots at 3.7 fps in 12.1-megapixel full-resolution and maximum 10 fps at 3-megapixel recording. With the included Intelligent Resolution technology FZ47’s zoom can be extended 1.3x times to a 32x zoom length.
This new Lumix ultrazoom has a 3.0-inch 460k-dot LCD, also features 3D photo mode, improved AF speeds and a new Creative Control and Photo Style that comes with a variety of options for artistic effect modes. Other features included in the specs: POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), Motion Deblur, Face Recognition, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control and Intelligent Scene Selector.
The Panasonic LUMIX FZ47 will be available starting in August 2011 for $399.99.
Pentax proudly announced its latest pocket friendly digital camera which they claims is the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera, called simply ‘Q’.
The new model has lightweight, magnesium-alloy body, featuring the newly developed Q mount, with a mount diameter shortened to approximately two-thirds of that of the conventional K mount. It is equipped with 12.4 megapixel, 1/2.3-inch backlit CMOS image sensor, capable of Full HD 1080p/30 movies, high speed continuous shooting at a maximum speed of five images per second and ISO sensitivity of 125 to 6400. The Q also has integrated Shake Reduction mechanism and a DRII (Dust Removal II) anti-dust mechanism, a built-in auto flash and a 3-inch LCD where you can see your captured moments.
The new camera offers several shooting modes and effects such as Program, Aperture/Shutter Priority, and Metered Manual exposure control as well as highly convenient PENTAX Auto Picture and 21 scene modes for casual shooting, including new Forest and Stage Lighting options.
The PENTAX Q will be available in white and black body models in early Fall 2011 at around $800 with the standard lens kit.
Panasonic today introduces its new, smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera, the LUMIX DMC-GF3, which is approximately 16.7% smaller and 16.2% lighter than its predecessor, the Lumix GF2.
The new compact camera has aluminum body and weighs just 7.83oz. Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the DMC-GF3 is equipped with 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, a Venus Engine FHD image processor and a 3-inch (460k dot) touchscreen. The camera has built-in pop-up flash, offers 1080/60i Full HD video and high-speed Contrast AF system that locks in approximately 0.18 seconds, plus also a Light Speed AF, which measures at approximately 0.1 seconds, achieved by reducing the detection time for focusing by doubling the sensors drive speed from 60 fps to 120 fps.
The Lumix DMC-GF3 also offers Pinpoint AF function, AF Tracking, ISO range of 160 to 6400, a Dust Reduction System, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card support and plenty of modes and Effects.
The Panasonic LUMIX GF3 will be available from July 2011 in black, white, red and brown bodies for a suggested retail prices of $699.99 with the 14mm lens kit system and $599.99 with the 14-42mm lens kit system starting in late August 2011.
BenQ today adds another point-and-shoot camera to its portfolio, the 14-megapixel E1465 model which comes with renowned shooting mode for “spectacular” horizon shots.
The camera is armed with Panasonic 14 Mega Pixels, 1/2.3 inch CCD sensor, also capable of 720p movie recording, has 27mm wide-angle lens, 4x zoom and 2.7-inch LCD display. The camera’s features also include 5cm super macro mode, ISO up to 6400, built-in flash, USB interface and a a bunch of effects such as LOMO, FISHEYE, and COLOR ACCENT.
As for the mentioned panorama mode, it will allow you to create panoramic shots by stitching 2 to 3 images into one single and seamless large picture. The new BenQ E1465 will be available worldwide in May.
Nikon has announce its new DX-format digital-SLR camera, the D5100 which is equipped with 16.2 MP CMOS sensor backed by EXPEED 2 image-processing engine and has a vari-angle LCD display that allows users to enjoy flexible shooting from a wide variety of angles.
The camera has rounded body with special rubber material for better grip and stability. It is capable of 1080p video at 24fps, 25fps, or 30fps with autofocus, has standard sensitivity settings of ISO 100–6400 and additional increases up to Hi 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent).
D5100 offers 11-point AF system that captures even moving subjects and Scene Recognition System. The included High Dynamic Range (HDR) function captures two shots of varying exposure each time the shutter-release button is pressed, and then combines the two shots into a single image with a broad dynamic range.
The camera is the first Nikon digital-SLR camera to offer Special Effects mode that can be selected and applied with both shooting of still images and recording of movies. Special effects are displayed with the view through the lens in the monitor before shooting or recording begins, allowing users to confirm the desired results in real time. It also offers continuous shooting at up to 4 fps,Scene Auto Selector, HDMI port and rechargeable Li-ion battery.
The camera will be availablethis month with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR for $899.95 or body only for $799.95.