From the monthly archives:

July 2007

Panasonic Unveils Its New Lumix DMC-FX55K Digicam

Panasonic comes back with a new Lumix DMC-FX55K 8.1MP digital camera with 3.6x Optical Zoom and Intelligent Auto Technology. The shooter employs a 28mm Wide-Angle LEICA Lens, and a 3.0 inch Diagonal LCD screen which helps users in viewing the thumbnails. Designed in a compact slim style in Black color, this digicam also adopts Panasonic’s MEGA O.I.S., which allows users to capture crisp pictures each time with no loss of image elements or clarity. It also has the Face Detection feature that can detect up to 15 faces. No word on pricing or availability so far.

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Panasonic HDC-SX5 Camcorder

by Johan on July 30, 2007

Panasonic HDC-SX5 Camcorder

The new Panasonic HDC-SX5 camcorder is bigger than the tiny HDC-SD5, but it has the same optical image stabilizer, Leica Dicomar lenses and 30 fps Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 in SD and SDHC cards recording. In addition, the camcorder can capture to double-layer DVD-R discs. The Panasonic HDC-SX5 comes out this September for $899.95.

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Panasonic HDC-SD5 3CCD Full HD Camcorder

by Johan on July 30, 2007

Panasonic HDC-SD5 3CCD Full HD Camcorder

Panasonic claims its new HDC-SD5 camcorder as the world’s smallest 3CCD Full HD camcorder. It offers 1,920 x 1,080 30fps recording on SD or SDHC cards, revamped image stabilization system and Leica Dicomar lenses. The HDC-SD5 camcorder will be released this September for $999.95.

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Samsung i85 PMP Camera

by Johan on July 30, 2007

Samsung i85 PMP Camera

Here is another 8MP shooter from Samsung. The new i85 digital camera also comes equipped with the portable media player. It has a 3-inch LCD screen and supports WAV and MP3 audio and MPEG, AVI, MOV, WMV and ASF video files only after conversion via bundled software. Other feature include 5x optical NV zoom lens, Samsung ASR image stabilization, ISO 1600 sensitivity, 256MB of onboard memory with SDHC expansion, and a maximum shutter speed of 1/2,000 sec. The new Samsung i85 is available this Fall for $349.

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Samsung NV8, NV15, And NV20 Smart Touch Digicams

Samsung adds three new digicams to their NV line-up of digital cameras, including the 8MP NV8, 10MP NV15, and 12MP NV12. All the new NV shooters feature Samsung’s “Smart Touch” softkeys surrounding a 2.5-inch LCD, Schneider optics with a 3x optical zoom, ISO 3200 max sensitivity with ASR image stabilization, face detection technology, SDHC expansion, and can capture VGA video at 30fps. The NV20 and NV15 will be available in the US this Fall for $399 and $299, respectively.

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Canon IXUS 850IS Digital Camera

by Johan on July 29, 2007

Canon IXUS 850IS Digital Camera

Canon released the new IXUS 850 IS 7.1MP camera with a 3.8x optical zoom lens and 2.5 inch LCD screen for viewing of pictures. The camera is designed with some sort of clear lacquer finishes which resists scratches which makes the camera look new for a longer time. Measuring 89.5mm x 58.0mm x 25.1mm, this camera is equipped with large controls which are easy to function and visibly labeled. The company also has included optical image stabilization to assist in lesser illumination situations or at longer focal lengths when the user doesn’t want the flash to fire. No word on pricing and availability yet. So, stay tuned for more updates.

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