Panasonic 10.1-Megapixel LUMIX DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 with 4x Optical Zoom Leica DC Lens

Panasonic is pleased to introduce the new 10.1-megapixel DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 cameras of 30mm wide angle Leica DC lens with 4x optical zoom (equivalent to 30mm to 120 mm on a 35mm film camera) as a member of Lumix new FS series. The new FS series, a sister line of the world-acclaimed FX series, pursues easy and simple operation with its high-grade profile for users at every stage to enjoy taking beautiful pictures. The stylish Panasonic DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 boasts a 30mm wide-angle Leica DC lens that lets capture the subject and the scene wider at the same standpoint than normal 35mm camera does. The DMC-FS20 incorporates a 3-inch large LCD whereas the DMC-FS5 pursues further compactness with a 2.5-inch LCD, both have 230,000-dot high resolution and Intelligent LCD function, which detects the lighting condition and controls the brightness level of the LCD in 11 fine steps, to offer a display with the most appropriate clarity in any situation. The new DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 feature the iA (Intelligent Auto) mode, which comprises 5 shooting-assist functions; Mega O.I.S., Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector, Face Detection and Quick AF functions. Mega O.I.S. suppresses hand-shake and Intelligent ISO Control prevents motion blur.

The Panasonic DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 also boast an internal 50 MB memory (approx.) giving users more flexibility in shooting. Dressed in the metal-finished panel, the slim and sleek DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 offer an enjoyment of taking great snapshots casually with committed ease of operation even for beginners. The DMC-FS20 will be available in silver, black and pink, and the DMC-FS5 in silver, black and red.