Panasonic Launches Pre-Orders for New Lumix DC-FZ1000 II & DCZS80 Cameras


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Pre-orders are now live for Panasonic's latest point-and-shoot digital camera models. The upcoming collection includes the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II and the Lumix DCZS80.

Marked by an ergonomic design reminiscent of an interchangeable lens camera body, the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II features a 20.1MP 1" High-Sensitivity MOS sensor and a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 16x zoom lens with support for an f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range and a 25-400mm focal length range (35mm equivalent). In addition, the camera offers a 5-axis HYBRID Optical Image Stabilizer, a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder, and a 3.0" 1.24m-dot free-angle touchscreen LCD. And when it comes to video, the device is capable of 4K30 recording and Full HD recording with 120-fps slow-motion playback.

The Lumix DC-FZ1000 II is now available for pre-order for an MSRP of $897.99. Here's a full rundown of specs per Panasonic and B&H Photo-Video:

• 20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
• Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 16x Zoom Lens
• 25-400mm f/2.8-4 (35mm Equivalent)
• 2.36m-Dot OLED Live View Finder
• 3.0" 1.24m-Dot Free-Angle LCD Monitor
• UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p Video
• HYBRID O.I.S. 5-Axis Image Stabilization
• ISO 125-12800, up to 12-fps Shooting
• 4K Photo Modes and Sequence Composition
• Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity

FZ1000 II.jpgMeanwhile, the Lumix DCZS80 features a more compact, pocketable design. The camera uses a 20.3MP 1/2.3" High-Sensitivity Live MOS sensor and a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x zoom lens with support for an f/3.3-6.4 maximum aperture range and a 24-720mm focal length range (35mm equivalent). In addition, the device offers a 5-axis POWER Optical Image Stabilizer, a 2.33m-dot electronic viewfinder, and a 3.0" 1.04m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD. 4K30 video recording capabilities are included as well, along with high-speed HD and VGA recording with 120 fps and 240 fps slow-motion playback.

The Lumix DCZS80 is now available for pre-order for an MSRP of $447.99. Here's a full rundown of specs per Panasonic and B&H Photo-Video:

• 20.3MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
• Leica DC Vario-Elmar 30x Zoom Lens
• 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
• 2.33m-Dot Live View Finder
• 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
• UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p Video
• POWER Optical Image Stabilizer
• ISO 80-6400, up to 10-fps Shooting
• 4K Photo Modes and Sequence Composition
• Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity

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Source: Panasonic via Fstoppers