If you are looking for the best Micro Four Thirds (MFT) digital cameras in the market, then behold as Panasonic has rolled out their AG AF100 camcorder which takes another leap higher among the digital cameras which utilizes the MFT lenses, filters, and adapters thus achieving better image recording. Targeted towards the mobile professionals and in case you’ve already forgotten what the Panasonic AG AF100 Micro Four Thirds camcorder has to offer, we’ll give you a quick run down of its fairly high end specs and features.
The digital camcorder which was introduced in April of this year offers a 1080p video recording in an AVCHD format. A variety of frame rates are also available including 60p and 30p. Moreover, the camcorder offers support for similar lenses, filters, and other accessories which can be attached to the device. The AG AF100 is also Dolby AC3 enabled which allows you to experience improved audio recordings with a microphone attached through the XLR. Battery wise, it promises up to 4 hours of battery life via single charge. Yes, the company has finally stated that the Panasonic AG AF100 Micro four Thirds camcorder is already available for shipping at a price of $4,995. Though $5000 may not be that cheap, I guess this one’s just perfect for professional use. What do you think?
Boasting a 17 percent smaller and 9 percent lighter body compared to its predecessor, Panasonic has unveiled the new Lumix DMC-GF2 digital camera. The digicam is actually the company’s third Micro Four thirds shooter’s design wherein the body is constructed from an aluminum alloy.
Here is a quick rundown on the specs and features of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Digital Camera
- 3-inch touchscreen display
- 12.1 megapixel resolution
- 1920 x 1080p AVCHD video
- Lens based Optical and Digital Zoom
- Type: Micro Four Thirds
- Image Stabilization
- Live View and Face Detection
- 100 – 6400 ISO range
- Support for microSDHC
- HDMI output
- USB 2.0
Moreover, this guy from Panny highlights full HD video capture, touchscreen operation, and the Venus Engine FHD which claims to deliver a better photo quality at high ISO settings. This point-and-shoot is basically an upgrade specifically in the video operation as users even have the option to attach a 3D lens. The ISO range makes it extremely ideal for shooting during the nighttime.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 camera will start shipping when it has its release date in January. However, we still have to sit back and relax as the specifics about the price won’t be disclosed yet until late December. Finally, the digicam will come in three color choices including – silver, red, and black. Meanwhile, nothing’s left but to feast our eyes on the gallery of this guy from Panasonic.
Another new recently announced pocket HD camcorder is Flip-like Compact Panasonic HM-TA1 pocket HD Camcorder. This compact mini-camcorder only weighs 4 ounces and only measures 53x17x104 mm. HM-TA1 can record 1920×1080 full High Definition video at 30 frames per second and can be used to upload your video to your favorite sharing sites like Facebook, and Youtube easily. It can also take 8MP of still photos.
The pocket-sized digital camera features 2-inch LCD and integrated USB port. It also has image stabilization, LED flash and also SD card slot that is compatible with SDHC , and SDXC cards.
Another good features about Panasonic HM-TA1 is that it can be connected to your computer or laptop and can be used as a webcam. Its LED flash is perfect for light shooting whe you are using skype. Another is that it supports Apple iFrame Video format at 960×540 for Mac users.
The compact Panasonic HM-TA1 pocket HD camcorder is available in different colors: dark gray, purple, red, purple and black. Release date will be by August, you can buy it for a retail price of $170.