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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 / DMC-FH27

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 is a digital camera that features a 3.0“ TFT Touch Screen LCD Display with 230K pixels color support, and three different modes for users to select from - AUTO Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode, High Angle mode. The camera is powered by a 1/2.33” Type CCD that supports 16.1 million pixels in 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 aspect ratio and has a native resolution output of up to 4608 x 3456 (16M in 4:# aspect ratio). The camera also supports 1280 x 720 pixels, 30…

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 is a digital camera that features a 3.0“ TFT Touch Screen LCD Display with 230K pixels color support, and three different modes for users to select from - AUTO Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode, High Angle mode. The camera is powered by a 1/2.33” Type CCD that supports 16.1 million pixels in 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 aspect ratio and has a native resolution output of up to 4608 x 3456 (16M in 4:# aspect ratio). The camera also supports 1280 x 720 pixels, 30fps (Motion JPEG) high definition video recording via its 8x Optical zoom, 28 - 224mm (35mm equiv.) focal length, F3.3- 5.9 aperture LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens designed with 9 elements in 7 groups (3 Aspherical surfaces). The lens features MEGA O.I.S. Lens-shift stabilization, up to 4 x digital zoom, Normal, Macro, Zoom Macro, Quick AF (Always On), AF Tracking and Touch AF/AE focus, up to 1600 ISO sensitivity, 8-1/1600 seconds shutter speed, and several scene modes. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 also has a built-in flash with auto red-eye reduction, and features USB 2.0 interface. It supports a 70 MB built-in memory with expandability via SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 comes with a ID-Security Li-ion Battery Pack and charger. It measures 3.9 x 2.2 x 1.1 inch and weighs 135g.

Features

The LUMIX DMC-FH27 is a 16.1 megapixel digital camera that supports a 28mm wide-angle LEICA DC lens with 8x optical zoom designed in a form factor with optimized grip, Intelligent LCDs, 720p High Definition (HD) video recording and an advanced iA (Intelligent Auto). The digital camera is powered by the Venus Engine VI image processor and features a response time with shutter release lag times as short as approximately 0.005 seconds. It also has Sonic Speed AutoFocus (AF) that allows users to capture spur-of-the-moment photos. The camera’s zoom range can be extended up to 8x via its Intelligent Resolution technology without compromising picture quality. The LUMIX FH27 also features two new iA functions – AF (Auto Focus) Tracking and Intelligent Exposure. AF Tracking locks onto any subject and keeps it in focus even if it moves, and Intelligent Exposure optimizes the exposure of an image and precents blocked shadows and blown highlights. Other features on the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH27 include automatic backlight compensation function which activates whenever the camera detects the subject is in backlight, MEGA OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) to reduce blurry photos that result from hand-shake, Intelligent ISO Control to reduce blur when the subject is moving, Face Detection which focuses on registered faces with appropriate exposure and unwanted red eyes; Intelligent Scene Selector where the camera selects from options such as Macro, Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery and Sunset to optimized the image capture by detecting the environment, LUMIX Image Uploader that lets users share images via Facebook and videos via YouTube, Intelligent LCD which detects the lighting conditions and controls the brightness level in 11 fine steps, to display the most appropriate setting, a total of 28 scene modes, such as Baby, Pet and Sports; and 70MB built-in memory.

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