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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500S 10.1MP Digital Camera with 5x Wide Angle MEGA Optical Image Stabilized Zoom (Silver)

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  • 3" LCD Touchscreen
  • 25mm/f 2.8 wide-angle Leica DC lens
  • Advanced Optical Image Stabilization and Intelligent ISO
  • Autofocus/auto exposure Face Detection
  • HD Motion Capture with component output
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Capturing a great shot is easy with this Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500S digital camera, just point and shoot! With its high 10.1 megapixels and Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens the Lumix DMC-FX500S is designed to make the novice photographer take pictures like a professional photographer! Show off your subjects with amazing detail and realism with 5x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom. You've got the freedom to get artsy with ordinary scenes when you choose the shutter speed via the manual exposure mode! Preview and view your images on the brilliant 3.0-inch TFT LCD display with a field of view of 100%! Review your photos in 30 or 12-thumbnail display!Get great shots everytime! The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500S features AF Tracking that enables the DMC-FX500S to lock its focus on a moving object making it ideal for sporting events, concerts, and capturing your children in play mode!The sleek and stylish Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500S is an awesome point and shoot camera for amateur and professional photographers alike! Plus, since its a Panasonic Lumix digital camera you know you'll be getting one of the best digital cameras in its class! Get yours today!Order now!

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500S 10.1MP Zoom Camera Battery pack AC battery charger USB cable A/V cable Wrist strapSoftware CD

Notes: Model: DMC-FX500S Product Requirements: Available power outlet Available USB port SD or SDHC memory cardCD-ROM drive (for driver CD)

From the Manufacturer

The Lumix DMC-FX500 is Panasonic's first digital camera with a 3-inch touch-screen LCD, and also features a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica DC lens, 5x optical zoom and 10.1-megapixel resolution. With a dual control system using both touch-screen and joystick operation, the ability to record high-definition video and advanced Intelligent Auto technologies, the FX500 packs both innovative features and intuitive design.

The FX500 has a hybrid control system that combines joystick control with touch-screen operation, so users can make fine adjustments by touch, using their finger, or the included Lumix stylus-pen. In manual exposure mode, adjustments can be made using the on-screen sliders to adjust aperture and shutter speeds. You can also set the auto focus and exposure in frames by simply touching the subject, on screen, while recording. In playback mode, a new Easy Organization menu allows for photos to be selected and viewed by scrolling through the thumbnails located below the main window. Then, users can edit the titles using an on-screen keyboard.

Plus, with an ultra-wide-angle, 25mm lens, the FX500 can capture almost double the photo area at the same shooting distance compared with a conventional 35mm lens. Also new is Auto Focus (AF) tracking, a feature that tracks the photo subject even if it moves after the AF is set -- especially helpful for catching active children or pets.

Panasonic’s iA (Intelligent Auto) mode is an advanced system of technologies that engage automatically, so the user does not have to change any settings. Maximizing the iA mode, users can go a step further and easily set auto focus and exposure by simply touching the screen. This kind of quick, easy operation is made possible with the touch-screen technology.

Additional Features

  • Intelligent Exposure: To help correct photos from being under- or over-exposed, the FX500 instantly analyzes the framed image and adjusts the brightness in areas that are too dark because of dim lighting, backlighting or the use of the flash.
  • Digital Red-eye Correction: Helps eliminate the red-eye problem that sometimes results when taking flash shots at the night. Incorporated into the built-in flash, the camera emits a small preliminary flash before the main flash, detects red-eye and digitally corrects it.
  • MEGA O.I.S.: Gyrosensors detect hand-shake and the lens system shifts to compensate, helping to prevent hand-shake from creating a blurry image.
  • Intelligent ISO: Determines if the photo subject is moving and changes the ISO setting and shutter speed accordingly.
  • Intelligent Scene Selector: Senses the ambient conditions, recognizes the shooting environment and automatically selects the appropriate scene mode from: Scenery, Portrait, Macro, Night Portrait or Night Scenery mode.
  • Face Detection: Detects faces anywhere in the frame and automatically chooses the optimal focus and exposure settings so portraits come out clear and crisp. Detecting up to 15 faces, Panasonic’s Face Detection can even track a face if the subject is moving.
  • Continuous AF: Maintains focus on the subject even without the user pressing a shutter button halfway, thus minimizing the AF time.
Other features include the ability to take1280 x 720p HD video content and still photos with a 16:9 aspect ratio, perfect for viewing on an HDTV. In addition, the FX500 incorporates the Venus Engine IV processor, featuring more advanced digital signal processing technology for taking even higher-quality images. The fdsa proprietary Venus Engine IV also heightens the detection accuracy and corrective features in both MEGA O.I.S. and Intelligent ISO Control.


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