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    Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FX580 Touch-Screen Digital Camera

    Panasonic has announced its newest slim and stylish touch-screen digital camera, named as LUMIX DMC-FX580 (the successor to DMC-FX500), which features 12.1-megapixel resolution, 25mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC lens with F2.8 brightness, 5x optical zoom, large 3-inch touch sensitive LCD screen and newly developed Venus Engine V processor that includes twin CPUs to boast approximately 2.4x processing capability.


    “With the new LUMIX FX580, Panasonic provides for our digital camera consumers, by offering a touch-screen model, for those users who are accustomed to touch-screen technology,” said David Briganti, National Marketing Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Consumer Electronics
    Company. “With the FX580, we remain true to Panasonic’s commitment to providing high-quality photos, by advancing our Intelligent Auto mode and using a bright Leica DC lens, we want to help consumers capture beautiful photos, regardless of their interface preference.”

    Features Of Panasonic’s LUMIX FX580:
    • 12.1 effective megapixel CCD
    • 3-inch LCD screen display (230,000 pixels)
    • 25mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC lens with F2.8 brightness and 5x optical zoom
    • New touch-screen interface and conventional operation system with the cursor key for intuitive control
    • Panasonic’s new advanced iA (Intelligent Auto) mode incorporates a system of technologies, including MEGA O.I.S., Intelligent ISO Control, Face Detection, Face Recognition, AF Tracking, Intelligent Exposure and Intelligent Scene Selection
    • Panasonic’s newly developed Venus Engine V processor
    • High sensitivity up to ISO 6400
    • Records High Definition (1280 x 720p) motion images at 30 fps
    • New Panorama Assist scene mode allowing users to shoot a number of consistent photos, either vertically or horizontally, by aligning them according to a guide that overlaps the screen
    • Bundled PanoramaMaker software


    The new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FX580 digital camera that features an aluminum body is expected to be available in silver and black colors by April 2009 for about $400.
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    Re: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FX580 Touch-Screen Digital Camera

    Panasonic's newly announced higher-end cameras are bringing touch-screen, wide-angle and advanced processing to the table. If the FX series is out of your wallet's reach, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 still packs in a significant amount of features, like a 3-inch LCD screen and a wealth of Scene modes.

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