Panasonic Announces Prices for Lumix GF2 and New Compact Cameras

Panasonic has announced pricing on some of its recently-introduced Lumix digital cameras.

The Panasonic Lumix GF2 will carry a retail price of $499.95 for the body only.  The GF2 and 14-42mm lens kit will retail for $599.95, while the GF2 and 14mm prime lens kit will retail for $699.95.  The Lumix GF2 should be available later this month.

You can check on availability for the Panasonic Lumix GF2 at B&H Photo, Adorama and Amazon.com.

All of the new Lumix compact cameras will be available in March 2011, with prices and retailer availability links below. [Read more…]

Panasonic Lumix FX78

The Panasonic Lumix FX78 is a new 12.1MP compact camera with a 5x optical zoom lens and a 3.5-inch touchscreen LCD.  The FX78 captures 1920 x 1080 AVCHD video and shoots still images at up to 3.7 fps for up to 7 frames.

The Lumix FX78 should be available in March with no announced price as of today.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]

Panasonic Lumix TS3

The Panasonic Lumix TS3 is a shockprook, waterproof and dustproof digital camera.  The TS3 features a 12.1MP sensor, 4.6x optical zoom lens and a 2.7-inch LCD.  The Lumix TS3 also captures 1920 x 1080 AVCHD video and offers high speed still image frame rates of 3.7 frames per second for up to 7 frames.

The TS3 is waterproof down to 40 feet, shockproof to 6.6 feet and freeze proof down to 14° F.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]