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 FP7 and FP5

The Panasonic Lumix FP7 and FP5 are new ultra-compact cameras introduced at CES 2011.  The FP7 features a 16.1MP sensor and 3.5-inch touchscreen display, while the FP5 sports a 14.1MP sensor and 3-inch touchscreen LCD.  Both cameras have a 4x optical zoom lens and capture 720p HD video.  Prices and availability will be announced at a later date.

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