IFA 2010 News - Panasonic introduces the new HDC-SDX1, the world’s lightest full-High Definition (HD) camcorder, featuring an ultra-compact body and weighing in at just under 0.41 lbs. With its stylish and lightweight design, the new Panasonic SDX1 features a 35.8mm wide-angle lens, 23x Intelligent Zoom and can also double as a Web camera with built-in capabilities for Internet video calling. In addition to being a camcorder that can capture HD video content, the Panasonic SDX1 also serves as a Web camera and microphone, allowing for users to connect with online video chat programs, such as Skype, and make video calls over the Internet to enable easy visual communication.
IFA 2010 Show - Panasonic introduced the Panasonic HM-TA1, a new Full High Definition (HD), 1920 x 1080 pixels-capable mobile video camera with pocket-sized dimensions for ultimate portability and ideal for on-the-go shooting opportunities. With an easy-to-use design intended for intuitive operation, the TA1 features an integrated USB terminal and software that allows for easy PC connection and uploading videos to online sharing sites such as YouTube and Facebook. The TA1 also supports the Apple iFrame video format (960 x 540/30p), which is optimal for Mac users to import quickly and maintain small file sizes. When using iMovie, the iFrame video data in the video camera is the same format as the one that is used to edit.
Panasonic is pleased to introduce its second digital single-lens reflex camera with an interchangeable lens, the Panasonic DMC-L10. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 digital SLR camera features an advanced 2.5-inch free angle LCD monitor for full time live view that offers 270 degree rotation and a versatile shooting style. A 10.1 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor provides the beautiful images with delicate gradation and wide dynamic range. Dust reduction with a Supersonic Wave Filter system prevents dust from attaching to the sensor to degrade the pictures. The Panasonic L10 SLR camera’s superb image processor, Venus Engine III, boasts a high quality image rendering and high speed response.
Panasonic will launch the 8GB Pro High Speed SD Memory Card. The Panasonic 8GB SD Memory Card, designated RP-SDV08GE1K, featuring both high capacity and high speed, will be globally released in September, 2007 with an estimated retail price of EUR129.00. Having added this model, Panasonic now offers four Pro High Speed models, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB card sizes with the Class 6 Speed specification. The company is also planning to introduce a 16GB model within this year to further strengthen the lineup. For 2008 we may even see the 16GB doubled into an impressive 32GB capacity.
The consumer trend toward large-screen, high-image-quality TVs is still growing, and broadcasters are increasingly switching to high definition. Video products are evolving along with this trend, moving toward high-definition. As a manufacturer of industry-leading video equipment, Panasonic is responding to emerging demand in the HD video era by introducing a new 3CCD full-HD camcorder, the Panasonic SD5. The Panasonic HDC-SD5 can record full-HD video with 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Panasonic HDC-SD5, which records on SDHC/SD flash memory cards, is even smaller than its predecessor model, Panasonic's SD1. In fact, the Panasonic SD5 debuts as the world's smallest and lightest 3CCD full-HD camcorder.
At the press conference in Dublin I was able to shoot with the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 digital Megazoom camera. The Panasonic Lumix FZ18 is a camera for the photographer who is into a variety of photographic shooting. Although the camera is easy to handle and incorporates a range of pre-programmed scenes, it is offering a range of photographic settings like P/S/A/M for the more experienced photographer. I took the Panasonic camera with me to the Dublin area and was able to test the new intelligent camera features in combination with the MEGA O.I.S system. I have to remind you that the images of the Panasonic Lumix FZ18 are still a pre-production level, not final level!
At the press conference in Dublin I was able to shoot with the new stylish Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33 compact camera. The Panasonic Lumix FX33 is a camera for the photographer who appreciates convenience shooting and a stylish design. The camera is easy to handle and incorporates a range of pre-programmed scenes, it is offering a range of intelligent camera features to make digital photography as simple as possible. I took the Panasonic camera with me to the Dublin area and was able to test the new intelligent camera features in combination with the MEGA O.I.S system. I have to remind you that the images of the Panasonic Lumix FX33 are still a pre-production level, not final level!
Panasonic introduces the new Lumix 8.1 Megapixel DMC-FX33 camera of 28mm wide angle LEICA DC lens with 3.6x optical zoom (equivalent to 28mm to 100 mm on a 35mm film camera) featuring f/2.8 brightness. Despite its remarkably compact body and slim profile, the stylish Panasonic Lumix FX33 digital compact camera boasts a 28mm wide-angle Leica DC lens that lets you fit more people in a photo when space is tight or capture beautiful portraits of people with sweeping scenery or large structures in the background. The Panasonic DMC-FX33 incorporates a 2.5-inch large LCD. Effective resolution has been increased to 8.1 Megapixels, which supports the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33's enhanced functions.