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New Panasonic LUMIX (DMC-)LS5 really shines in low light situations

14.1MP compact point-and-shoot w/ 5x optical zoom + 26mm wide-angle lens.
By: Steve Dougherty | Cameras News | Posted: Jul 21, 2011 12:18 pm

Panasonic has announced a new LUMIX series point-and-shoot camera today in the (DMC-)LS5 which is expected to debut in November.




The (DMC-)LS5 features a 14.1-megapixel sensor with 5x optical zoom and a 26mm wide-angle lens. One of its major strengths is said to be its ability to deliver high-quality photos in low-light settings.




Other features of this compact camera include the 2.7-inch LCD, ISO sensitivty of up to 1600 (which can be extended to ISO 6400), O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization), 720p video recording (at 30fps) and a built in image uploader for easy social network sharing.


Pricing on the (DMC-)LS5 will come out around 30 days before the retail release of the model in November.


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