Apr 3, 2005

Panasonic DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera Review

Panasonic's LUMIX model 5.0-megapixel DMC-FZ5 with MEGA O.I.S., Optical Image Stabilizer that compensates the handshake, incorporates a newly developed 12x optical zoom (equivalent to 36mm to 432mm on a 35mm film camera) lens. The DMC-FZ5 is the heir to the 3.1-megapixel DMC-FZ3, but enhanced its excellence not only with the total number of pixels but also with other innovative technical improvements such as faster AF and various design development on the grip or the position of shutter button, to encourage higher-level shooting with comfortable operation.
Today, Megapixel.net have released their full review of this camera, with its image stabilized 12X zoom, and 5 megapixel resolution.
Panasonic DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera Review

Panasonic's MEGA Optical Image Stabilizer automatically detects and corrects for hand movement, providing precise compensation with no image quality degradation. This technology is especially appreciated when taking telephoto shots or when using slow shutter speeds to capture the atmosphere in dimly lit scenes.

"Panasonic's Optical Image Stabilizer technology dramatically enhances the potential for capturing great shots by photographers at all skill levels," said Monica Helmer, Marketing Manager for Panasonic's Optical Group. "It's especially useful with these small, lightweight cameras, and for shooting while zooming, in macro mode, at night or low-light situations, indoors, in moving vehicles, and in spontaneous shooting situations."
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