Panasonic introduces the Lumix DMC-ZX3 camera featuring powerful zoom with a remarkably slim and compact body. Newly added is an AVCHD Lite movie recording function to make the versatile camera even truly “hybrid”. The new image processing technology “Intelligent Resolution” is incorporated in the Venus Engine HD II for ZX3. By detecting the signals whether they are at edges of the subjects, they compose detailed texture or just a soft gradation first and give appropriate enhancement to the edges and textured areas respectively. Unlike the uniform enhancement of sharpness, it is possible to perform the optimum signal processing to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine detail.
Panasonic introduces the new Lumix DMC-FT2, successor to the Lumix’s first camera geared for active outdoor use DMC-FT1. Featuring the AVCHD Lite HD movie recording capability, the new 14.1-megapixel Panasonic Lumix FT2 further strengthen its toughness to be waterproof to 10m, shockproof to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees C and dustproof. The camera is also empowered internally by the newly developed Venus Engine HD II integrating "Intelligent Resolution" technology. The new image processing technology "Intelligent Resolution" is incorporated in the Venus Engine HD II for DMC-FT2.
Panasonic introduces the Lumix DMC-TZ10 as the newest member of its TZ series that has won worldwide popularity. With the AVCHD Lite HD movie recording capability, 25mm ultra-wide-angle and powerful 12x optical zoom lens is packed into the compact body to cover virtually any shooting situations. This 12.1-megapixel powerhouse performer Panasonic TZ10 further advanced to comprehend attractive features including Intelligent Resolution technology as well as the built-in GPS unit and manual exposure. An abundant of functions for both photo and movie recording are organized in the well-considered operational command including an independent movie recording button achieving smooth, easy operation in both recording modes.
Pentax Imaging Company announced a new digital camera with a unique design, the Pentax Optio E90. The easy-to-operate and affordable Pentax Optio E90 is priced at just $99.95 USD, the Pentax E90 features a 10 megapixel CCD, a 3X wide angle zoom (32mm-96mm equivalent) and a large 2.7 inch LCD housed in a luxurious rubber coated body for a sure grip. The Pentax E90 features a travel-friendly design with AA battery compatibility. Auto Picture mode selects the best shooting settings for the scene, and a high 6400 ISO that freezes subject movement in Digital SR (Shake Reduction) mode. The Pentax Optio E90 features an intelligent ergonomic design with a sure grip and an easy menu that makes the E series a popular choice.
Pentax Imaging Company announces a new digital camera with a unique design, the Pentax Optio H90. The Pentax Optio H90 digital camera with a clean, contemporary design that is as in style in a museum of modern art as at a concert or sporting event. Developed with the concept of “functional beauty” in mind, the fashionable and affordable Pentax H90 offers a full assortment of features to capture a variety of subjects and scenes. This first model in the new Optio H line features a wide angle 5X optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12.1 megapixel high resolution CCD sensor, and widescreen HD video capture at 720p and 30 FPS.
Pentax Imaging Company announces a new digital camera with a unique design, the Pentax Optio I-10. The slim and stylish Pentax Optio I-10 has a design inspired by the classic look of film SLR cameras. This head-turning first model in the new Optio I line features a flash unit and speaker in the upper mid-section of the SLR-shaped body while the camera’s front panel is embellished with high quality leatherette texture and the classic Pentax logo placed front and center. The Pentax Optio I10 features a wide angle, 5X optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12.1 megapixel high resolution CCD sensor, a 2.7 inch widescreen LCD, and HD video capture at 720p and 30 FPS.
Fujifilm will soon release a new series of FinePix cameras and adds a new JX-model to the existing assortment. Our source provided detailed information about the upcoming Fujifilm FinePix JX530 camera. The Fujifilm JX530 is packed with interesting features and is aimed at consumers who want to have a entry-level camera but without losing any quality. The core of the Fuji FinePix JX530 is a 14 Megapixel image sensor and a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens. Its compact size makes you slip the JX530 camera into your pocket or bay and take it wherever you go. To bad the Fujifilm FinePix JX530 is not offering the effective Dual Image stabilization technique but instead only a digital version.
According our ‘under-cover’ source there is new (shelter) Fujifilm FinePix megazoom camera out there. We are talking about the new Fujifilm FinePix S1600 camera, a 12.2 effective Megapixel bridge camera. Cameras like this suppose to be Fujifilm’s solution for the popular DSLR and system cameras and are more advanced than the average point-and-shoot camera but less technical than SLR cameras. The Fujifilm S1600 features manually adjustable controls but unlike the DSLR or (Micro Four Thirds) system cameras the camera has a single fixed lens. It makes the Fujifilm FinePix S1600 less all-round, but also less expensive. Availability and price will be updated soon.