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Panasonic has launched the new Lumix SZ8, a highly connected and slim compact camera which offers a range of creative functions and shooting modes.
- 16 megapixel sensor
- 12x optical zoom lens, 24mm - 288mm equivalent, f/3.1-6.3
- 3inch screen, 460k dots
- Lens shift optical image stabilisation
- 15 filter effects, available in record and playback
- Panoramic shooting with effects
- HDR mode
- 720p, 30fps video with mono sound
- 200 shot battery life
- 158g with battery and memory card
The SZ8 has a 24mm ultra-wide angle lens and a 12x optical zoom, as well as an Optical Image Stabiliser and a newly added motion picture button allowing you to capture 720p HD videos.
The Lumix SZ8 features integrated Wi-Fi technology, enabling you to share images and videos instantly. This also enables you to use your smart phone or tablet to control the camera wirelessly, enabling you to capture group shots without missing yourself out.
The camera will be available for £149.99 from March 2014. For more information, take a look at the Panasonic website.