DxO Optics Pro v6.5.4 Adds Support for Olympus E-PL2, Panasonic LX5 and Sony A580

DxO Labs has announced the availability of DxO Optics Pro v6.5.4, which adds RAW image processing support for the Olympus E-PL2, Panasonic LX5 and Sony A580.  Additionally, the new version adds 69 new optics modules for a number of other camera models.

Additional info can be found on DxO’s website.


Panasonic Lumix LX5 Reviews and Resources

The Panasonic Lumix LX5 is a 10.1MP advanced point and shoot camera.  It features a bright f/2.0 max aperture lens with a 3.8x optical zoom (24-90mm equivalent).  The LX5 also captures HD video in AVCHD Lite format and offers a 3-inch, 460k-dot resolution LCD.  The LX5 serves as a follow-up to the highly regarded LX3 model.

The Panasonic LX5 should be available in August 2010 at an initial retail price of $499.95.

Pansonic LX5 Availability

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Panasonic LX5 Reviews

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Panasonic LX5 Coming Soon?

The Panasonic LX3 has been one of the most popular point and shoot cameras since it was introduced in 2008.  Two years is an eternity in point & shoot camera world, but the Panasonic LX3 has remained one of the best-performing cameras around.

So, it certainly makes sense to hear about rumors of a replacement for the LX3.  And signs point to a successor named the Panasonic LX5. [Read more…]