Panasonic just revealed their line-up of cameras this year and on top of it is the astonishing 10 megapixel Lumix DMC-LX5. It is the successor of the LX3, Panasonic’s top-end camera, and it comes with a lot of things.
The company’s LX cameras has been designed for those prosumer who wants a snapper when they don’t fancy carting their dSLR. It is well equipped with aperture and shutter priority as well as manual control.
LX5 is has F2.0 Leica lens with 3.8x optical zoom, which is equivalent to a 35mm camera. It also has a 1/1.63-inch CCD sensor and new Venus FHD processor, a more powerful chip to handle high-definition video.
It comes with various modes which includes manual and program modes joining aperture- and shutter-priority and automatic modes, alongside a host of specific scene modes. It’s controls are simple and intuitive.
The quick menu button calls up your shooting options on an on-screen bar. It has a hot shoe provides a space for an optional bolt-on optical or electronic viewfinder that would give you the advantage of previewing your settings and displaying shooting information. It has a built-in memory of 40 MB and expansion slots for SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card.
This gadget is surely be available this year but the prices are not yet confirmed.