The Panasonic LX5, that released in 2010, has been a great pocket size camera for the last couple of years. This week the new DMC-LX7 is being introduced and once again Panasonic impresses with amazing specs and just an overall great device.
The new digital camera comes with a a fully redesigned lens, sensor and image processor for fast performance and also adopted a new larger (1/1.7″) 10.1MP MOS sensor with an improved S/N (signal-to-noise) ratio. The new LCD display on the LX7 is a full 3.0″ and houses 920,000 dots. The Lumix LX7 also records Full HD Video with a dedicated one-touch button and records sound with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator.
Here is a full list of specs:
- New 1/1.7″ 10.1MP MOS Sensor
- Venus Engine Image Processor
- Leica DC Vario-Summilux 24mm Lens
- 3.8 Optical Zoom Lens
- 3.0″ 920K-Dot LCD with Auto Brightness
- Full HD 1080 Video Recording
- RAW and RAW+JPEG Recording Options
- Trust iA and iA Plus Modes
- Creative Control Modes
- Time Lapse Shot Function
B&H already has the camera up for pre-order and if you are currently looking for a new pocket size digital camera, then the new Panasonic Lumix LX7 is definitely worth waiting for.