Panasonic Unveils New Selection of Cameras and 4K Camcorders at CES 2015




It seems to be like major-name digicam organizations have resolved to flood CES this calendar year with new additions to their presently current lineups. One of the organizations to enter the fray is Panasonic. The Japanese tech big pulled the wraps off new cameras in the following ranges: Lumix SZ (compact), Lumix TS (rugged), Lumix ZS (travel). Also, Panasonic has launched new 4K and Entire-Hd (FHD) camcorders.

To start with on the listing is the Lumix SZ10, which is a compact camera focussed at the present-day crop of selfie addicts. Many thanks primarily to the 2.7-inch 460K-dot Liquid crystal display observe can tilt up by 180-degrees. It also has a 24mm wide angle lens to in good shape in far more people in the same frame. There are a several magnificence outcomes like Gentle Pores and skin, Slimming and Defocusing on offer you.

The camera has a 1/2.3-inch 16-megapixel CCD impression sensor. It can go up to 288mm on the telephoto close or 24x optical zoom in typical parlance. It has wi-fi connectivity in the sort of Wi-Fi as very well. A crafted-in QR code scanner allows customers join their smartphone right with the camera employing the Panasonic Graphic Application. Then, the smartphone can be utilized as a remote viewfinder, command emphasis, zoom, activate the shutter without laying a finger on the camera itself, and transferring pics. It is predicted to be priced at $199 (roughly Rs. 12,600).

The Lumix TS6 and the Lumix TS30 are the two new rugged cameras. The Lumix TS6 has a 16.1-megapixel with a 28mm broad angle 4.6x (128mm telephoto) optical zoom LEICA lens. The digital camera is water-proof to 43 ft, shockproof to 6.6 ft, freeze-proof to 14 degrees F, stress resistant to 220 lbf, and dustproof. The TS6 is outfitted with designed-in GPS(Worldwide Positioning Method) and complies with GLONASS (World wide Navigation Satellite Program) standards. Also, the digicam has a compass, altimeter and barometer. The camera has a 3-inch TFT Lcd and is out there in Camouflage, Blue, Orange and Pink.


On the other hand, the Lumix TS30 is not as rugged as the TS6. In comparison, it is water-resistant up to 26 feet, shock-proof to 5 toes, freeze-evidence to 14F, and dust-proof. While, the lens can go as huge as 25mm. It has a 2.7-inch Lcd and is accessible in Black, Blue and Crimson colours. The Lumix TS6 and the Lumix TS30 will be out there at $299 (close to Rs. 18,900) and $179 (approximately Rs. 11,300), respectively.

The Lumix ZS line also receives new additions in the form of the Lumix ZS50 and the Lumix ZS45. The former has a 12.1-megapixel 24mm huge-angle lens with 30x optical zoom. The intelligent zoom can increase the zoom function to 60x, albeit employing software package algorithms. Nonetheless, Panasonic promises it can preserve the most effective picture high-quality. The camera involves a function named HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer Furthermore) 5-Axis technique, which is fantastic. The Japanese digital camera company statements that it can capture superior high-quality photographs in minimal mild. Also interestingly, the camera can capture Raw format photos which is generally excellent to have. In addition to the Wi-Fi and QR code options, similar to the rugged cameras, it also supports NFC-pairing. The other digicam in the Lumix ZS collection – the Lumix ZS45 – has a better 16-megapixel MOS sensor but the optical zoom is capped at 20x. These are the only discrepancies. The Lumix ZS50 will have a retail price of $399 (about Rs. 25,200) while the decreased variant will retail at $299 (somewhere around Rs. 18,900).

Transferring to a distinctive classification, camcorders, Panasonic has included 3 designs to its variety of entire-High definition camcorders – the HC-W570, HC-V270, and HC-V160. All a few models are outfitted with a 2.2 megapixel back again-illuminated sensor (BSI). Besides the V160, which has a 32.3mm large angle lens, the other two camcorders have a 28mm huge angle lens. The HC-W570 and HC-V270 versions boast of 50x optical zoom lenses, while the HC-V160 has a 38x optical zoom lens. Also, the HC-W570 and HC-V270 function five-axis HYBRID OIS+.


The HC-W570 options a rotatable second digicam on the aspect of the Lcd monitor. Panasonic calls it the Twin Digital camera. This digital camera can shoot unique angles capturing two scene concurrently and layers the photographs on to just one file with a Photo-In-Photograph (PIP) outcome. The HC-W570, HC-V270, and HC-V160 are expected to be priced at $449 (somewhere around Rs. 28,400), $299 (about Rs. 18,900) and $229 (roughly Rs. 14,500).

Similarly, Panasonic added the HC-WX970, HC-VX870, and HC-V770 to its range of high-conclude shopper camcorders. The HC-WX970 and HC-VX870 versions are each outfitted with 4K Movie Recording and 4K Picture model. Featuring a 4-Travel Lens Technique, the HC-WX970 and HC-VX870 types help 20x optical zoom in 4K resolution. All 3 cameras incorporate Large Dynamic Selection (HDR) Film functionality which is evidently a first in the entire world of FHD consumer camcorders. The HC-WX970 has a Twin Digital camera, just like the HC-570.When they strike the markets, the HC-WX970, HC-VX870, and HC-V770 can be picked up at $999 (about Rs. 63,100), $899 (around Rs. 56,900) and $599 (roughly Rs. 37,900) every.

All the cameras described in this short article are already accessible on pre-get in the US. We are however in the dim about the India pricing and availability.

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