Panasonic DMC-FZ1 compact with 12x lens
Photokina 2002: Panasonic has announced (and demonstrated) the new two megapixel DMC-FZ1 digital camera which has a unique "Leica" F2.8 12x optical zoom lens with a built-in stabilizer. The camera has selectable sensitivities of ISO 50 - 400, an electronic viewfinder, a 1.5" LCD monitor and stores images to SD / MMC cards. The DMC-FZ1 will soon be available in Silver (DMC-FZ1-S) or Black (DMC-FZ1-K) finishes.
Phil: Specifications below are preliminary and not particularly detailed, as soon as we find out more about this camera we'll post an update to this news article.
|Sensor||1/3.2" 2.1 megapixel CCD|
|Effective pixels||2.0 million|
|Max image size||1600 x 1200|
|Other sizes|| 1280 x 960
640 x 480
|Image format||JPEG (EXIF 2.2)|
Leica 12x optical zoom with optical image stabilization
|Digital zoom||Up to 3x|
|Focus distance|| Normal: 30 / 100 cm - Infinity
Macro: 3 / 100 cm - Infinity
Auto focus (Wide / Spot)
|Exposure modes|| Program AE
|Metering|| Intelligent multi-segment
|Shutter speed||1/8 - 1/1000 sec|
|Exposure comp.||+/- 2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|White balance|| Auto
|Self Timer||2 or 10 seconds|
|Burst mode|| 4 frames per second
Max 4 images at Fine JPEG
Max 7 images at Standard JPEG
|LCD Monitor|| 1.5" TFT LCD
|Storage||SD / MMC card|
|Connections|| USB 1.1
|Power||Lithium-Ion rechargeable (supplied)|
|Dimensions||125 x 70 x 83 mm|
|Weight (no batt)||314 g|
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