Panasonic has announced four new point and shoot cameras that fall into the Lumix range. These four cameras follow on from eight that were announced just a couple of weeks ago at CES.
The new cameras are the ZS10, ZS8, FX78, and TS3 which have a number of features all of which are explained below.
The Lumix ZS10 and the ZS8 each have a zoom lens capable of an optical zoom of 16 times. Each has a 14.1 megapixel sensor with the ZS10 being capable of capturing video at 1080p while the ZS8 is restricted to 720p. The ZS10 has a 24mm wide angle lens and has a 3 inch touchscreen. A 3D mode is also included with this camera.
Release dates for the ZS10 and ZS8 will be sometime in March. No prices have been given just yet.
Next up is the Lumix FX78 which is a full HD camera. The lens is wide angle at 24mm and the sensor is 12.1 megapixels. This allows the camera to capture video in full HD at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 in the AVCHD format.
The FX78 has a 3.5 inch touchscreen on the back allowing you to control all the functions of the camera. This camera also has the 3D mode which also takes 20 shots and combines the best two to get a 3D image.
The launch date for the FX78 will also be March although no prices have been revealed just yet.
On to the Lumix TS3, this particular camera is designed to be rugged. The camera is completely waterproof as well as freeze proof, shock proof and dustproof. As it is aimed at the outdoors, it also has a compass built in along with an altimeter and a barometer. This camera is also capable of full 1080p video and has a 28 mm wide angle lens. As with the other cameras, there's no pricing, but the TS3 is also expected in March.