Panasonic has revealed its latest widget - Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 Ultrazoom that wraps along very brilliant capabilities like; 12.1mp CCD sensor, 18x higher zooming lens that is equal to 27-486mm, and advanced power optical image stabilization (OIS) system, thereby proving a super compact camera, a lovely news for the HD camera freaks.
Panasonic bluntly announces that, this new camera will reduce the blur effects more than double, relatively to many of its predecessors and contemporary gizmos.
Primarily Lumix FZ35 is the elder brother of Lumix FZ28, impersonating few of its idiosyncrasies like, intelligent Auto (iA) and exposure modes, yet adding many new features like high-powered control over image quality including manual color and saturation.
This DMC-FZ35 (known as DMC-FZ38 in Europe) is following the series of DMC-FZ28, adds along AVCHD lite HD video recording capability. This compact camera also supports a Quick AF mechanism that is double than the AF mechanism system DMC-FZ28 has and a quicker Venus Engine high-class processor either.
DMC-FZ35 is pleased to be the elder sibling of DMC-FZ28 – a series that has credentials of multiple awards, so the Panasonic announces with great pride for the production of DMC-FZ35 digicam. This latest camera adds a high definition LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens either. Lumix FZ35 is a family member of FZ-series – which has a very higher reputation and known as high standard string in the ranks of compact cameras.
The FZ35 will enter into the open houses in September 2009. Its price is USD 399.99.Primary Features and Technical Specifications
Sensor: 1/2.33" Type CCD, 12.7 million pixels total, 12.1 million effective pixels
Image sizes: 4:3
Aspect Ratio: 4000 x 3000, 3264 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 3:2
File formats: JPEG (DCF / Exif2.21, AVCHD Lite (Motion picture), QuickTime (Motion JPEG)
Lens: 18x optical zoom, 27 - 486mm (35mm equiv.), f=4.8-86.4mm, F2.8 - 4.4, LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 11 elements in 8 groups (3 Aspherical Lenses / 2 ED lenses)
Optical Image stabilization Power: OIS lens-shift stabilization
Digital zoom: Yes, up to 4x
Focus: Normal, Macro, Quick AF On/Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF On/Off, AF/MF Switchable, Manual Focus(Joystick), One Shot AF, AF Area Select, AF Tracking
AF assist lamp: Yes
Focus distance: Normal: Wide 30cm – infinity, Macro / Intelligent AUTO: Wide 1 cm / Tele 200 cm – infinity
Metering: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
ISO sensitivity: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, High Sensitivity Mode: Auto (1600 - 6400)