Panasonic announces slimmer 16.1-megapixel DMC-FH7 (FS22) touch-screen compact

Panasonic today announced a new 16.1-megapixel DMC-FH7 (FS22) with even slimmer, more compact stylish profile. The retractable-type high quality LEICA DC lens with 28mm wide-angle and 4x optical zoom (equivalent to 28mm to 112mm on a 35mm camera), that achieves ultra-compactness to fit in a super-thin body profile.

The DMC-FH7(FS22) is newly equipped with 3.0-inch large touch-screen Intelligent LCD that offers not only a larger view of images but also high usability. All control is possible by the touch operation – Touch AF, Touch Zoom or Touch Shutter during recording and various playback functions including the Beauty Retouch and a new Image Stamp function.
The Venus Engine VI with Intelligent Resolution technology realizes the optimum signal processing depending on the part of a picture to give a whole image outstandingly natural clearness with fine details. Taking advantage of this feature, the 4x optical zoom power is increased to 5x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function yet the picture quality is maintained even digital zoom is combined.The high quality 720p HD movie can be recorded. Together with the photos, users can enjoy their communication with the LUMIX Image Uploader, which realizes instant image sharing via Facebook (photo) or YouTube (movie) with any PC on the spot.
Packing a host of functions, the new fashionable compact digital camera DMC-FH7(FS22) lets any user to enjoy shooting beautiful images anytime. Featuring newly designed slim, sleek profile with color- matched lens barrel, DMC-FH7(FS22) is available in silver, black, pink and gold to choose from.