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Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FZ1000 & DMC-FZ300 Digital Cameras With 4K Recording

Panasonic has added two digital compact cameras to its Lumix portfolio. These two cameras are DMC-FZ1000 & DMC-FZ300 , which are capable of 4K photography and video recording. The DMC-FZ1000 & DMC-FZ300 are available at the best buy price of Rs, 45,990 and Rs. 58,990, respectively.

Both the cameras are equipped with wide-angle LEICA lens systems with high-precision OLED live viewfinders. Both devices come with High Sensitivity MOS sensors and Venus Engine image processors, which together capture crystal clear images with superior colour reproduction and minimum noise even in low light environments, as claimed by the company. For boosting accuracy and speed, these two models also incorporate the DFD (Depth from Defocus) feature, which enable it to achieve an ultra high-speed autofocus time of 0.09 seconds and a quick start-up time of 0.66 seconds, so that crucial shots are not missed.

FZ1000_slant_PopUpThe DMC-FZ1000, boasts a massive 1-inch 20.1 megapixel MOS sensor, 4x larger than the conventional sensor size. With a 16x optical zoom, this model is capable of producing highly descriptive photographs rich in both detail and resolution. For cinematic level videos, the 5-axis HYBRID Optical Image Stabilizer and 5-step speed control together neutralize any handshake vibration and ensure smooth zoom control.

FZ300_slant_DMW-LC55_DMW-LAThe DMC-FZ300 is hybrid compact camera, and has dust-proof rugged design. Designed for outdoor field photography, it has full range F2.8 aperture in 600mm for capturing far-distance, high-speed images effortlessly in high-definition. The 12.1 megapixel sensor of the FZ300 is complimented by a high powered 24x optical zoom.

According to Panasonic, they have “pushed photographic boundaries to enhance the versatility of 4K technology. The most impressive function is the ability to extract 8 megapixel frames from 4K video footage, capturing spur-of-the-moment image that are tricky to catch in still photography. Three new exclusive functions are integrated to capture fleeting photo opportunities; 4K Burst Shooting, 4K Burst S/S (Start/Stop) and 4K Pre-burst. Both models are Wi-Fi enabled and compatible with smartphones and tablets, offering a flexible shooting experience and instant image sharing with a press of a button”.

Commenting on the launch Mr. Gaurav Ghavri, Product Head, Panasonic India said, “Panasonic’s Lumix range is synonymous with photographic expertise, and we have raised the bar with the incorporation of 4K advanced technology in our cameras. We see immense potential in the Indian market for the possibilities of 4K images and videos, as ultra high definition 4K is trending across the global camera landscape, and poised to replace full HD shooting. In tandem with this, Panasonic has brought 4K imaging products to both the professional and amateur Indian photographer, to stay ahead of the technology curve.”


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