The Panasonic Lumix SZ5 is a compact camera with a 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equivalent) and 14.1MP CCD image sensor. It is Wi-Fi enabled and allows you to connect the camera directly to your smartphone to share photos online.
The SZ5 uses the LUMIX LINK app, available for iOS and Android, to shoot remotely from your phone with a live view display communicated via Wi-Fi. The LUMIX LINK app also allows you to control many of the cameras features remotely from your phone (e.g., zoom, focus select, shoot and playback).
More details on the Lumix SZ5 in the full press release below.
PANASONIC ANNOUNCES THE NEW LUMIX SZ5 WI-FI®-CAPABLE DIGITAL COMMUNCATION CAMERA
Slim, Stylish LUMIX SZ5 Packs Powerful Digital Performance with Flexible Shooting Style and Easy Sharing Options
July 18, 2012 (Secaucus, NJ) – Panasonic today announced the LUMIX DMC-SZ5, a slim and compact digital camera which features 10x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 25-250mm) and integrates Wi-Fi connectivity to allow for quick file sharing while at home or on the go. Marrying the conventional digital camera experience with Wi-Fi capability allows users to connect the LUMIX SZ5 directly to their smartphone device and easily shoot and share photos.
“With the rise of social media and file sharing, consumers have become accustomed to capturing spur-of-the-moment photo opportunities on their smartphone device. But, smartphones do not offer the same image quality and offer less creative control than a traditional digital camera, leaving consumers torn between capturing quick-sharing photos or capturing truly stunning photographic imagery ,” said Marc Sorkin, Senior Product Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America. “Panasonic has created the LUMIX SZ5 to fill the gap between smartphone devices and traditional digital cameras. This new camera model fulfills the needs of consumers who are…
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