, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic has today unveiled its 2013 line-up of LUMIX compact cameras, showcasing the optimum combination of picture quality, intelligent functionality, and stunning design to allow photographers of all levels to capture the perfect moment. The line-up also features new connectivity options, including in-built Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies, to provide the widest range of remote shooting options, remote viewing and instant sharing on social networks.
The newly announced models include the LUMIX ZS30, Panasonic's most advanced photo and video hybrid compact camera to date; the ultimate tough still and video shooting camera, the LUMIX TS5; the new high-power zoom bridge camera, the LUMIX LZ30; the new slim and stylish LUMIX XS1; and the LUMIX SZ3, which packs a large zoom in a sleek design.
The LUMIX ZS30: The perfect camera for every situation
The latest in its acclaimed ZS series, the LUMIX ZS30 is Panasonic's most advanced photo and video hybrid compact camera to date. Boasting exceptional image quality with an improved 18.1 megapixel high sensitivity MOS Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom, 60p Full HD video recording capabilities and a host of creative features, the ZS30 is ideal for those looking for a camera that ticks all the boxes, without compromise.
With the addition of integrated Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, the ZS30 offers the widest shooting, sharing and viewing options. You can frame and shoot an image remotely with your smartphone or tablet, share images instantly with your favorite social network, and browse your images and videos via your TV or smartphone.
For users that don't require the connectivity options of the LUMIX ZS30, the new LUMIX ZS25 also offers similar features and functions, and a 16.1 megapixel, high sensitivity MOS Sensor.
The LUMIX TS5: The ultimate tough still & video camera for the adventurous photographer
The new LUMIX TS5 is the ultimate hardy camera, ensuring you can rely on your camera for perfect shots and video wherever you are, even when underwater swimming with sea life or hanging from a rock face. Waterproof to a depth of 43 feet, shockproof from a height of 6.6 feet, freeze proof down to a temperature of 14 degrees Fahrenheit and pressure resistant to 220 lbs, the LUMIX TS5 is the tough man of the compact camera market
With a 16.1 megapixel high sensitivity sensor, Full HD 1920x1080 AVCHD Progressive movie recording, Wi-Fi connectivity and NFC capabilities, the TS5 doesn't compromise on picture quality or functionality to ensure adventurous photographers can capture their exploits with absolute clarity and creativity.