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Panasonic Lumix FT7 is a go-anywhere, do-it-all compact digital camera
Panasonic Lumix FT7 is a go-anywhere, do-it-all compact digital camera By Max Langridge

Panasonic has announced the launch of the Lumix FT7 tough digital camera, which boasts an impressive feature set that allows it to be taken virtually anywhere.  Best compact cameras 2018: The best point and-shoot-cameras available to buy today The FT7... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX9 puts shooting power into a compact body
Panasonic Lumix GX9 puts shooting power into a compact body By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced the new Lumix GX9, slimming down the 2015 GX8 model for a more compact but powerful interchangeable lens system camera that look more like the GX80 in style.At its heart is a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor without a low-pass filter,... Read more

Panasonic TZ200 extends to 15x optical zoom for all your travel close-ups
Panasonic TZ200 extends to 15x optical zoom for all your travel close-ups By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced an update to its popular travel camera, resulting in the Lumix TZ200.The new model keeps to this line's style with a compact body, but packing an impressive 15x optical zoom Leica lens onto the front. This lens is 24mm at the wide... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros
Panasonic Lumix G9 bridges the gap between mirrorless and DSLR for pros By Rik Henderson

There's a new Panasonic flagship mirrorless camera in town. And it's aiming at the pro DSLR market.The Panasonic Lumix G9 is squarely pitched as a pro-photographer camera, with a 20-megapixel Live MOS sensor, superfast autofocus with 0.04s acquisition... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 adds tilt-angle touchscreen to 30x pocketable zoom party
Panasonic Lumix TZ90 adds tilt-angle touchscreen to 30x pocketable zoom party By Mike Lowe

When it comes to pocket-sized cameras with all the zoom, the Panasonic Lumix TZ-series rules the roost. And the new TZ90 (that's ZS70 for our US friends) adds a tilt-angle touchscreen to the established 30x zoom stable.The power of touch means the TZ90's... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 supercharges 4K capture with serious updates
Panasonic Lumix GH5 supercharges 4K capture with serious updates By Chris Hall

Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix GH5, first teased at Photokina 2016. Using CES 2017 as the launch platform, the new camera is claimed to be the highest quality Lumix G camera yet. Rather than replacing the existing and very popular Lumix GH4, the new... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX800 is the cutest, most compact, G series camera around
Panasonic Lumix GX800 is the cutest, most compact, G series camera around By Chris Hall

Panasonic is launching a number of cameras fresh for 2017, with the new Lumix GH5 leading the charge and this, the GX800, winning the prize for the cutest interchangeable lens camera around.Announced at CES 2017, the new GX800 sits in the same sort of... Read more

Panasonic gets you into the action with Lumix FZ82's 60x zoom
Panasonic gets you into the action with Lumix FZ82's 60x zoom By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix FZ82's main feature is the huge 60x zoom lens on the front. Ranging from 20-1200mm, it will quickly get you up close and personal, no matter how far away your subject is. Unveiled at CES 2017, the new model replaces the Lumix FZ72.... Read more

What is 4K Photo? Panasonic's camera tech explained
What is 4K Photo? Panasonic's camera tech explained By Chris Hall

Panasonic has feature on its cameras called 4K Photo, something that it invests a lot of time into promoting - even offering a dedicated button for 4K Photo on some of its cameras. However, there's plenty of scope for confusion around what it actually... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone
Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone By Rik Henderson

Panasonic has announced a new version of its Android-based digital camera, the Lumix DMC-CM10. However, unlike the CM1 that came before, it has decided to ditch the communications aspect; you can no longer use the device as a phone too.Announced in Japan... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G7 targets videographers with 4K video capability
Panasonic Lumix G7 targets videographers with 4K video capability By Mike Lowe

Panasonic is no stranger to 4K video capture, as its flagship Lumix GH4 proved. But now the ultra-high definition feature is trickling down the range, with the new Lumix G7 the latest compact system camera to benefit.The update to the Lumix G6, which... Read more

Panasonic's HX-A1 wearable action cam will record your POV (even in slow-mo)
Panasonic's HX-A1 wearable action cam will record your POV (even in slow-mo) By Elyse Betters

Panasonic has a new action camera that you're meant to wear. It's called HX-A1.Described as a "wearable, ultra-compact, POV action camcorder," the HX-A1 weighs just 45 grams and can capture full HD footage. It's also water-, dust-, and freeze-resistant.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GF7 interchangeable lens camera offers hands-free selfies
Panasonic Lumix GF7 interchangeable lens camera offers hands-free selfies By Luke Edwards

Panasonic has announced its latest Lumix GF7 compact interchangeable lens camera that's selfie friendly.The Lumix GF7 includes a hands-free selfie mode to get shots with "Soft Skin", "Defocusing" and even "Sliming Mode". Simply flip up the rear screen... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera
Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera By Mike Lowe

Panasonic has updated its small-scale compact system camera with the announcement of the Lumix GM5. Unlike the original Lumix GM1 model, the slightly larger GM5 also features a built-in electronic viewfinder and hotshoe for adding accessories to this... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX100: The first compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is here
Panasonic Lumix LX100: The first compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is here By Mike Lowe

It was only a matter of time before a compact camera with a large Micro Four Thirds sensor appeared. At Photokina 2014 Panasonic lifted the lid on its Lumix LX100 camera.As the high-end compact camera market continues to grow the competition has been... Read more

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000: Premium 4K superzoom gives Sony RX10 a run for its money
Panasonic Lumix FZ1000: Premium 4K superzoom gives Sony RX10 a run for its money By Mike Lowe

Panasonic has entered the premium superzoom market with the announcement of the Lumix FZ1000. Its a big-bodied camera but with equally big features it's sure to give even the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 a run for its money.The concept of the Panasonic FZ1000... Read more

Panasonic claims world's first with 4K 25fps wearable action camera, HX-A500
Panasonic claims world's first with 4K 25fps wearable action camera, HX-A500 By Rik Henderson

Panasonic has announced what it claims to be the world's first 4K 25p wearable camcorder, the HX-A500.While there are others on the market capable of recording in 4K, such as the GoPro Black, they can only do so at lower frame rates, so you are often... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH4 gets UK pricing and release date for its 4K offering
Panasonic Lumix GH4 gets UK pricing and release date for its 4K offering By Luke Edwards

Panasonic has officially given a UK release date and price for its Lumix GH4 camera.The Lumix GH4 is a pro-level camera that offers 4K video, a wide compatibility with Micro Four Third lenses, and a brand new 16.05-megapixel Live MOS sensor with latest... Read more

Panasonic DMW-YAGH transforms GH4 camera into 4K broadcast tool
Panasonic DMW-YAGH transforms GH4 camera into 4K broadcast tool By Mike Lowe

It's not often we write about broadcast equipment, but there was something about the Panasonic DMW-YAGH that made us stand up and pay attention. For this accessory, when paired with the forthcoming Lumix GH4 compact system camera, enables uncompressed... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH4 brings 4K video to the mirrorless camera, 1080p beyond broadcast quality
Panasonic Lumix GH4 brings 4K video to the mirrorless camera, 1080p beyond broadcast quality By Mike Lowe

Prepare to get taken on a technical ride. The Panasonic Lumix GH4 is the first mirrorless camera to introduce 4K video capture among stacks of other high-spec features.In addition to what Panasonic claims is its best Micro Four Thirds sensor yet for stills... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ60: 30x optical zoom compact introduces electronic viewfinder, ditches touchscreen
Panasonic Lumix TZ60: 30x optical zoom compact introduces electronic viewfinder, ditches touchscreen By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic TZ-line is evolving. The latest Lumix TZ60 introduces a built-in electronic viewfinder to the range for the first time, while pushing a 30x optical zoom with physical lens control ring.Despite a 50 per cent increase in top-end focal length... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ55: Flip-up screen makes this the perfect camera for 'selfies'
Panasonic Lumix TZ55: Flip-up screen makes this the perfect camera for 'selfies' By Mike Lowe

Panasonic has unveiled its Lumix TZ55 compact camera, complete with 3-inch LCD on a 180-degree flip bracket. Because the screen can face forward it's the ultimate selfie snapper. But it's not a brand new idea, as we've already seen Samsung and Sony release... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LZ40: Budget bridge camera brings the zoom
Panasonic Lumix LZ40: Budget bridge camera brings the zoom By Mike Lowe

Want a significant zoom in a compact without breaking the bank? The Panasonic Lumix LZ40 might well be the perfect answer.This 42x optical zoom compact has a wide-angle 22mm lens that extends all the way through to a 928mm equivalent. Whether you want... Read more

Panasonic quietly announces tiny Lumix DMC-GM1 Micro Four Thirds camera
Panasonic quietly announces tiny Lumix DMC-GM1 Micro Four Thirds camera By Luke Edwards

With little fanfare Panasonic has put on its site the Lumix DMC-GM1 - a truly Micro Four Thirds camera, it's tiny. But it seems to support the phrase, good things come in small packages.The mirrorless GM1, weighing in at just 204g thanks to a magnesium... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX7: Tiltable viewfinder, brand new 'best yet' sensor, premium build and much more
Panasonic Lumix GX7: Tiltable viewfinder, brand new 'best yet' sensor, premium build and much more By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic Lumix GX7 bypasses the typical upgrade cycle to deliver a wholly new premium compact system camera (CSC) experience two years on from the earlier GX1 model. And the jump from one to seven can be seen in an instant when looking through the... Read more

Panasonic GX7 specs and pictures leak out of Japan
Panasonic GX7 specs and pictures leak out of Japan By Rik Henderson

Images and specifications of what is alleged to be the Panasonic GX7 compact system camera have been posted on a Japanese website ahead of an expected announcement soon.Digital Camera Info claims that it was sent the pics and details from a "person who... Read more

Panasonic Lumix FZ72: Superzoom delivers huge 60x optical zoom, 20-1200mm equivalent
Panasonic Lumix FZ72: Superzoom delivers huge 60x optical zoom, 20-1200mm equivalent By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic Lumix FZ72 looks as if it can show other superzooms a thing or two: certainly in the lens department, where this long-lens Lumix has a 60x optical zoom - that's a massive 20-1200mm equivalent.It wasn't so long ago that superzooms' top-end... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LF1: High-end compact with electronic viewfinder due July
Panasonic Lumix LF1: High-end compact with electronic viewfinder due July By Mike Lowe

The Panasonic Lumix LF1 is a new high-end compact camera that sits just a peg below the established Lumix LX7 model. But the LF1 has one special trick up its sleeve: it comes with a built-in electronic viewfinder despite its small size.The slender compact... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G6: Wi-Fi connectivity and NFC bring sharing to G-series
Panasonic Lumix G6: Wi-Fi connectivity and NFC bring sharing to G-series By Mike Lowe

Panasonic has unveiled its Lumix G6 compact system camera which will sit alongside 2012's G5 model. The latest model - dubbed a "DSLM" by the Japanese giant - comes complete with a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor and all the bells and whistles you'd... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package
Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced a new addition to its Lumix G series of compact system cameras, the Panasonic Lumix GF6.The Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings some noticeable advances over the previous model, the GF5, with the addition of a mode dial on the top, which... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images
Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images By Mike Lowe

We've been toying with the Panasonic Lumix TZ40 compact camera - better known as the Lumix ZS30 Stateside - for a couple of weeks now and have found it to be a lot of fun. With its versatile 20x optical zoom lens able to deliver a 24-480mm equivalent... Read more

Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3
Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3 By Hunter Skipworth

Panasonic will launch a try before you buy service with its new Lumix DMC-GH3. Those interested in buying the camera will be able to take it for a 48-hour spin before purchase, to see if it's right for them.The deal lets you play with a DMC-GH3 with no... Read more

Panasonic HX-WA30, HX-WA3 and HX-DC3 active camcorders announced
Panasonic HX-WA30, HX-WA3 and HX-DC3 active camcorders announced By Ian Morris

While all the news in action cameras these days is about GoPro and the like, Panasonic is still a major player here and, to prove it, it has just announced a new trio of rugged camcorders.Unlike GoPro, these camcorders are both tough and have the performance... Read more

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera
The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera By Pocket-lint Promotion

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Panasonic LUMIX G5 digital camera with X lens.That's right, the prizes just keep on coming here at Pocket-lint and today we've teamed up with Panasonic on the third day of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH3 official, weatherproofing, Wi-Fi, movie enhancements
Panasonic Lumix GH3 official, weatherproofing, Wi-Fi, movie enhancements By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix GH3 has now been officially announced, updating the aging but appreciated Lumix GH2, and taking the top spot in Panasonic's line of compact system cameras.Announced on the opening day of Photokina 2012, the Panasonic Lumix GH3 brings... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH3 shown ahead of schedule, by Panasonic
Panasonic Lumix GH3 shown ahead of schedule, by Panasonic By Stuart Miles

The Panasonic GH3 isn't official yet, but that hasn't stopped Panasonic either leaking on purpose, or teasing most of the details about the new camera, expected to launch at Photokina, the German camera trade show, next week.The camera has appeared in... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH3 specifications leak ahead of Photokina 2012
Panasonic Lumix GH3 specifications leak ahead of Photokina 2012 By Mike Lowe

The camera rumour mill turns again ahead of Photokina 2012, and this time it's all about the rumoured Panasonic Lumix GH3. It's not far off the two-year mark since the GH2 was announced, and in the wake of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 it's no surprise that Panasonic... Read more

Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5
Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5 By Hunter Skipworth

Panasonic has launched the G5, a new camera to sit atop its mirrorless range. The G5 replaces the G3, with Panasonic skipping the number 4 because it's considered to be bad luck in Japan. First into the mirrorless game, Panasonic has a lot to live up... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror
Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror By Hunter Skipworth

The Panasonic LX7 has arrived, sequel to one of our all time favourite compact cameras, the LX5. Incorporating a lightning-quick wide-angle f1.4 Leica lens, full manual controls and full HD 1080p video, it is quite a package. The LX7 is designed to be... Read more

Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3
Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3 By Chris Hall

The latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix G X Vario lens range is the H-HS12035, a 12-35mm constant f/2.8. The new Micro Four Thirds lens is pitched at the high end, sitting above the regular G Series lenses, and joins the two X lenses launched in 2011.Unlike... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features
Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from the Japanese company. It replaces 2011's GF3 and is the most compact G series camera in the range.The new model doesn't just update the Lumix GF3, however, it incorporates... Read more

Panasonic GF5 leaked before official launch
Panasonic GF5 leaked before official launch By Stuart Miles

A Hong Kong celebrity and brand ambassador for Panasonic has seemingly announced the company's next camera, the Panasonic GF5, on social photo site Instagram. The picture, which has now been removed, shows what appears to be the next generation of Panasonic's... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season By Stuart Miles

Panasonic has updated a number of its compact cameras for 2012. There are plenty of new models, and include the Panasonic FX80, LS6, FT20 and the company's tough camera - the DMC-FT4.Leading the pack, however, are the Lumix TZ30 and Lumix TZ25...The... Read more

Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye
Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye By Stuart Miles

There have been a few surprises at the Panasonic booth this year which has forced us into a little bit of head scratching. Lacking the usual white card with tech specs, these mystery pieces of hardware made us put our thinking caps on.Panasonic's headcam/third... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S5: point and shoot 2012
Panasonic Lumix DMC-S5: point and shoot 2012 By Dan Sung

It may not sound like the sexiest machine on Pocket-lint's pages but, if the price is right, the Panasonic Lumix S5 camera makes for a very tidy point and press package.With curved edges and a choice of three colours, the S5 is as much about looks as... Read more

Panasonic SZ1 and SZ7 cameras take TZ range stylish
Panasonic SZ1 and SZ7 cameras take TZ range stylish By Stuart Miles

Panasonic has announced the launch of five new cameras at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint has already had a play with them.Headlining the new cameras for 2012 is the introduction of the Panasonic DMC-SZ1 and DMC-SZ7, two cameras that take the popular... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design
Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a new Micro Four Thirds compact system camera that offers photographers advanced features in a compact body design.The Lumix GX1's closest predecessor is the GF2, but the new camera draws in features from across the Lumix line.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on
Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced the launch of their first dedicated 3D compact camera. The DMC-3D1 will offer a two lens arrangement and arrives claiming to be the "world's smallest". Of course, it only really faces the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 by way of competition. We... Read more

Panasonic GX1 pictured ahead of launch
Panasonic GX1 pictured ahead of launch By Paul Lamkin

The rumour mill just got real. What was once a careless whisper now looks to be a genuine product. Yes camera fans, we're talking the about the forthcoming Panasonic GX1 which has just been pictured for the first time.If this is your first acquaintance... Read more

Panasonic GX1 coming 28 October?
Panasonic GX1 coming 28 October? By Paul Lamkin

Panasonic may not be being as care-free as Sony was with its big camera leaks but, despite a lack of images, we've still got plenty of juicy gossip on the forthcoming Panasonic GX1.The big murmur is that the new Micro Four Thirds camera will be announced... Read more