Panasonic has just announced its all-new LUMIX DMC-ZS10 (aka LUMIX DMC-TZ20), the latest addition to the ZS series ,featuring a powerful 16x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with 24mm wide angle. The compact camera, successor to the ZS7, also feature Full HD 1920×1080 video recording in AVCHD format and comes with built-in GPS for geotagging images to be pinpointed via online maps. It is capable of High-speed Consecutive Shooting at 10fps.
The LUMIX DMC-ZS10 sports a 14.1 Megapixel MOS sensor, Venus Engine FHD image processor for high speed image and video processing, and a 3-inch Smart Touch Intelligent LCD, which allows for Touch Zoom, Touch Auto Focus (AF), Touch Shutter, and Touch Playback. The camera also include the new Panasonic 3D Photo mode, which produces a realistic 3D photo by taking 20 consecutive photos and overlaying the two best images which provide a 3D image that can then be played on a Panasonic VIERA 3D HDTV. Panasonic’s ZS10, like other LUMIX cameras, offers iA mode including POWER OIS, Motion Deblur, Intelligent ISO Control,Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector, Face Recognition, Intelligent Exposure features.
Panasonic will also release the LUMIX DMC-ZS8 (aka LUMIX DMC-TZ18) that also packs a 24mm wide angle 16x zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens. It record 720p HD video in Motion JPEG format and gets a 3-inch LCD display.
Panasonic will release the LUMIX DMC-ZS10 and LUMIX DMC-ZS8 in March. The LUMIX ZS10 will be available in black, red, blue, silver, and brown; while the LUMIX ZS8 will be available in black and silver.