Lumix LX7 has 1/1.7inch CMOS sensor, 10MP
resolution, f/1.4 aperture and 24m wide-angle.
Right as rumored, Panasonic has released Lumix
LX7, the brand’s most hi-end compact camera. This model comes with sensor which
is a little smaller than that of its predecessor LX5 yet the sensor’s type is
CMOS instead of CCD. Besides, there’s also a Leica lens with impressive aperture,
f/1.4 – 2.3, in a zoom range between 24mm and 90mm
Specifically, the camera owns 10MP CMOS
sensor with a size of 1/1.7inches (1.44x5.58mm), Venus Engine VII FHD processor
allowing for 10fps shooting and 60fps Full HD recording (50fps for Europe
market) in AVCHD format or half-formatted MP4.
Panasonic equips its camera with aperture
adjustment rings, 3inch LCD screen (920,000 pixels), stereo micro system. This
device supports 80-6,400 ISO which can be expanded to 12,800. Capturing RAW or
RAW/JPEG format is also integrated. Camera shutter also assist with image
having exposure effect in 60fps speed. Some interesting features have been
added such as HDR, Panorama and 3D modes and other amazing visual effects.
LX7 is compatible with various separate accessories:
DMW-VF1 lens, DMW-LMCH37, ND DMW-LND37 filter, DMW-FL220 (GN22)/DMW-FL360
(GN36)/DMW-FL500 (GN50) flash light, new DMW-CLX7 leather bag DMW-BCJ13
This model comes in 2 colors: black and
white. RRP is still unknown.