Lumix LX7, the latest compact camera in LX series has unveiled by Panasonic with a lof of fatures at affordable price. Panasonic Lumix LX7 camera offers new 1/1.7-inch 10.1 Megapixel sensor combined with Venus Engine VII FHD, an ISO range of 80-12,800, LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens with 3.8x optical zoom with a focal length equivalency of 24-90mm and very bright lens with a maximum aperture of f / 1.4 in wide angle provides high quality photos and video recording with minimal distortion and high resolution.
With new Venus Engine VII FHD, the LX7 compact camera offers Radial Defocus and Smooth Defocus modes plus capable to shoot in 5 fps with continuous auto focus or 11 fps in full resolution. It sports 3.0 inch LCD display with Anti-Reflective coating than can automatically adjust its brightness depending on ligh conditions and offers 920000 pixels. For interface and connectivity, it comes with AV Output, HDMI C (Mini) and USB 2.0 to connect with other compatible device.
Like other compact camera from competitors, Panasonic LX7 camera also preloaded with several features to enahnced photos and video result, such as Creative Control Mode with 16 filter options, auto focus mode (Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Live View), Exposure modes (Intelligent Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Creative Video and Control, Scene), Flash modes (Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync), video formats support (MPEG-4, AVCHD), image fomats support (JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3), RAW, MPO) and more.
For internal storage, this model built in 70 MB that can be expanded via SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. Dimension of the camera are 111 x 68 x 46 mm (4.37 x 2.68 x 1.81 inch) with weighs at 298 g (0.66 lb / 10.51 oz) and shipped with 1250mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery. If you need a new compact camera with great features,especialy for the price, Panasonic will be release the Lumix LX7 Compact camera in September 2012 for price of $499. You can check details specs, features and sample video below.
Panasonic Lumix LX7 Camera Details Specs and Features
Display : 3.0 inch LCD display with Anti-Reflective coating, 920000 pixels
Lens : Lumix DC Vario, 11 elements in 10 groups, 5 Aspheric, 2 ED
EFL : 4.7-17.7 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-90 mm)
Aperture : f/1.4 (W) – 2.3 (T) to f/8.0
Focus Range : Normal: 19.69″ (50 cm), Wide: 0.39″ (1 cm), Telephoto: 11.81″ (30 cm)
Sensor : 1/1.7″ MOS
Resolution : Effective: 10.1 Megapixel, Actual Pixels: 12.7 Megapixel
Max Resolution : 10MP: 3648 x 2736 @ 4:3
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
ISO Sensitivity : Auto, 80-12800
Shutter : 250 – 1/4000 sec, 30 – 1/4000 sec, 8 – 1/4000 sec
Exposure Modes : Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Flash : Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Off, Second-curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
Built-in Memory : 70MB
Connectivity : AV Output, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Dimensions : 4.35 x 2.64 x 1.80 inch / 110.5 x 67.1 x 45.6 mm (WxHxD)
Weight : 0.59 lb / 269grams without battery and card
Battery : 1250mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Battery Life (CIPA) : 330
RAW and RAW+JPEG Recording Options
Trust iA and iA Plus Modes