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Panasonic launches Limited Edition DMC-TZ7 in Striking Red

Panasonic announces a new color option to the DMC-TZ7 digital camera: Striking red. Offering all the features of the Panasonic TZ range, the TZ7 offers a 12x optical zoom, 25mm ultra wide angle lens in a compact, stylish body, and AVCHD Lite motion picture recording.
Red turned out to be the favored choice for a compact camera according to recent international research by Panasonic. The Panasonic DMC-TZ7 red version is available now for a limited period, and is the perfect accompaniment this summer...

HIGHLIGHTS

Check-out the Panasonic DMC-TZ7 specifications & reviewsThe TZ7 features a high-quality LEICA DC VARIO ELMAR 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens with a 12x optical zoom. A lens like this, with a range from 25mm to 300mm in 35mm film equivalence, is almost inconceivable in such a small, lightweight camera.

Comprising 10 elements in 8 groups, including 2 ED lenses and 2 aspherical lenses with 3 aspherical surfaces, and utilizing new lens material in its design, this advanced lens unit realizes the outstandingly slim and compact body while passing Leica's stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance.

The Extra Optical Zoom function that extends zoom power to 21.4x (at 3-megapixel resolution) by using the center part of the large CCD to bring subjects even closer without deteriorating the image quality.

The TZ7 has a 12-megapixel CCD and shoots with up to 10-megapixel resolution. This is because the CCD on the TZ7 is multi-aspect that can reproduce images shot with the lens set from 25mm to 300mm in any of three aspect ratios - 4:3, 3:2 or 16:9 - so you can always capture dynamic, richly expressive shots with a wide perspective.

Additional information: Check-out the Panasonic DMC-TZ7 specifications & reviews
May 16, 2009
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