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Panasonic Lumix FX75/FX70 with ultra-wide Leica lens

Panasonic introduces the new Lumix DMC-FX75 (FX70) with an f2.2 super bright 24mm ultra wide angle Leica lens with 5x optical zoom. The new 14.1 megapixel digital camera features a 3.0-inch Intelligent LCD with full touch control and offers high quality HD movie recording in AVCHD Lite. In case you take pictures too close for comfort, the Cosmetic mode allows you to take portraits with favored skin color (soft skin, natural skin, summer look) and you can even defocus any unwanted wrinkles or mottles...
All about the new Panasonic DMC-FX75 (FX70) digital camera

PRESS SUMMARY

The Ultimate Hybrid Slim and Stylish Digital Camera DMC-FX75(FX70) Featuring F2.2 Super Bright 24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON Lens and Recording HD Movie in AVCHD Lite

Panasonic is pleased to introduce the new LUMIX DMC-FX75(FX70) with F2.2 super bright 24mm ultra wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 5x optical zoom* to the world acclaimed slim and stylish FX series. The 14.1-megapixel DMC-FX75(FX70) is now truly a hybrid camera that records high quality HD movie long time in AVCHD Lite.

The iA (Intelligent Auto) mode — a hallmark of LUMIX — is further advanced with the inclusion of the new Motion Deblur mode** by updating the motion detection (Intelligent ISO Control) and brightness control (Intelligent Exposure) to gain as high shutter speed as possible. Combined with the outstanding brightness of the lens and the POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), the DMC-FX75(FX70) thoroughly prevents any kind of blur — whether out of handshake or the subject's motion. The POWER O.I.S., Face Recognition, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Intelligent Exposure work appropriately just by entering the iA mode for any user to take beautiful photos with maximum ease.

The new image processing LSI, the Venus Engine HD II, assures high picture quality in both photo and movie recording. It also compiles the Intelligent Resolution technology to perform the optimum signal processing depending on the part of a picture to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine details. The powerful 5x optical zoom* can be increased its power to 6.5x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function taking advantage of the Intelligent Resolution technology maintaining the picture quality even using digital zoom. The Sonic Speed AF in the DMC-FX75(FX70) features its speed. Combined with a quick start-up, this gives the DMC-FX75(FX70) super high speed response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities. The battery life is also as powerful as approx. 360 pictures (CIPA) shooting thanks to the highly energy efficient image processing LSI, the Venus Engine HD II.

Now the 3.0-inch large Intelligent LCD offers full touch control and easy view both in shooting and playing back images. You can not only set the menu or the focus on the intended subject but also release the shutter subsequently.

In a high grade rounded profile of high-quality aluminum texture, the slim, ultra compact DMC-FX75(FX70) promises excellent versatility and dramatic reduction of misshots by a host of advanced technologies.

Additional information: All about the new Panasonic DMC-FX75 (FX70) digital camera
June 1, 2010
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