Ilse Jurriën : July 18th 2012 - 17:45 CET
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 digital camera : This summer, Panasonic is pleased to welcome a new addition to its award winning range of Lumix cameras, the Lumix DMC-FZ62 for Europe, also known as the DMC-FZ60 in the USA. The 16 megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 boasts a powerful 24 x optical zoom and superior controllability including manual operation and full-HD video recording capability. With a 25mm ultra wide angle lens and 3.0-inch Intelligent LCD, which has 460,000-dot high resolution, the Panasonic DMC-FZ62 offers exceptional creative freedom - perfect for beginners through to serious photographers. |
16 megapixel Panasonic DMC-FZ62
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 features a newly developed 16.1 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor and together with the high performance image processing LSI Venus Engine, it elevates the response, sensitivity and image quality of the camera. Thanks to the high speed digital signal output technology, the Panasonic DMC-FZ62 can now shoot 10 fps in 16.1-megapixel full resolution with mechanical shutter and 5 fps with continuous AF.
Panasonic FZ62 energy efficient camera
Accompanied with the quick start-up time of approx. 0.9 sec, the Panasonic DMC-FZ62 never misses the most fleeting shooting opportunities. High energy efficiency, which is also a feature of Venus Engine, extends battery life by approx. 12% compared with its predecessor, the Lumix DMC-FZ48, making it possible to shoot 450 pictures per a single charge (CIPA).
Panasonic Lumix FZ62 features 24x zoom
The high quality 25mm ultra wide-angle Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens benefits from Panasonic’s Black Box Nano Surface Coating technology, to minimize light reflection that causes ghost and flare. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 incorporates a powerful 24x optical zoom making it easy to capture family or group portraits as well as expansive landscapes or action packed sports shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 camera lens
The lens unit of the DMC-FZ62 comprises of 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 ED lenses and 2 aspherical lenses with 3 aspherical surfaces, ensures an outstandingly compact body while passing Leica's stringent standards to deliver exceptional optical performance, suppressing distortion at wide end and colour bleeding at tele end.
iA mode on the Panasonic DMC-FZ62
Everyone wants to take eye-catching images at the click of a button, which is why Panasonic developed the Intelligent Auto mode. This includes Power O.I.S (Optical Image Stabiliser) with Active Mode and the Motion Deblur mode , which helps prevent blurring from handshake even in low-lit situations such as indoor or night photography. With AF tracking, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 can lock onto any subject and keep it in focus even if it moves - making it easy to get beautiful, clear shots.
Panasonic DMC-FZ62 camera technologies
The DMC-FZ62 also features an Intelligent Scene Selector, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent D-range Control, Face Recognition, Intelligent Handheld Night Shot and Intelligent HDR (High Dynamic Range). These features can all be accessed simply by activating the iA mode, giving users the confidence to capture clear, beautiful, mistake-free photos with ease. iA Plus mode is also newly added to the Panasonic DMC-FZ62 which enables users with defocus control, exposure compensation and white balance adjustment whilst using iA mode.
Panasonic DMC-FZ62 price & availability
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 will be available in black and white from September 2012. The Panasonic DMC-FZ62 price in Europe has been set at € 350,- Euro for Europe. Availability of colors and optional Lumix accessories may differ depending on the country. Check the Panasonic Lumix camera website in your region for more details.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 review
As soon as we receive a Panasonic DMC-FZ62 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 review.