Panasonic LUMIX LS5 & FZ47 Super-Zoom Digital Cameras (Specs, Features)

Panasonic has introduced a pair of new digital cameras, the LUMIX LS5 for entry-level users and the LUMIX DMC-FZ47 with a long 24x super-zoom. The Panasonic Lumix FZ47 digital camera provides 24 x super-zoom with a 12.1-megapixel Hi-Speed CCD sensor covering an equivalent zoom range of 25mm ultra-wide angle Leica DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens and the LUMIX LS5 offers 5x optical zoom with a 26mm wide-angle lens and a 14.1-megapixel sensor. The both cameras will be in many hands soon because of the features and picture clarity. Now let’s move on to the specs and features of Panasonic LUMIX LS5 and FZ47 super-zoom.

Features of Panasonic LUMIX LS5 Digital Camera:

The Panasonic LUMIX LS5 offers a 5x optical zoom with a 14.1 megapixel CCD sensor and a high-quality 26mm wide-angle lens. It can record 720p HD video at 30fps and capture pictures in resolution of up to 4320 x 3240 pixels. Lumix DMC-LS5 features optical image stabilization, a 2.7 TFT LCD (230K resolution) screen, face detection functions and SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card slot. It supports easy sharing of those videos and photos you take via Facebook or YouTube with the packed software PHOTOfunSTUDIO. It runs on a set of AA batteries. The weight of Lumix DMC-LS5 is170 grams and size is 97 x 62 x 27 mm.

Specs of Panasonic LUMIX LS5:

  • 5x Optical Zoom.
  • 14.1 Megapixel CCD sensor Hi-Speed.
  • F2.8 26mm wide-angle lens.
  • 1280x720p HD video recording at 30fps.
  • 2.7-inch display.
  • YouTube & Facebook Image Uploader.
  • Optical Image Stabilization.
  • Face Detection.
  • Intelligent Scene Selector.
  • USB 2.0 connection.
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Compatible.
  • Runs on a set of AA batteries (good for approx 160 pictures).

Features of Panasonic LUMIX FZ47 super-zoom Digital Camera:

The LUMIX FZ47 is powered by a 12.1 megapixel CCD sensor and can shoot 1080p AVCHD Full HD video at 60i or 720p at 60p. Also, with MP4 output you can record the video at 1080 or 720p at 30 fps. It is equipped with Panasonic’s Venus Engine FHD processor and a new auto-focus system, and also faster, while the lens is 25mm ultra-wide angle Leica provides the optical zoom maximum of 24x zoom. It features a 3.0-inch 460k-dot LCD.

With built-in 70MB memory the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 stores movies and images on Secure Digital cards including the newer SDHC and SDXC types. The camera runs by a 7.2V, 895mAh proprietary lithium-ion battery, rated as good for 400 shots on a charge to CIPA testing standards. It includes the connectivity options USB 2.0 High-Speed, high-def mini-HDMI video output, and standard definition composite video output. The size of Panasonic Lumix FZ47 is 120 x 80 x 92 mm and it weighs 500 grams (with battery).

Specs of Panasonic FZ47 super-zoom:

  • 12 megapixels CCD sensor.
  • Full HD video 1080, 60p. Bitrate = 17 mbps.
  • 24x optical zoom.
  • 25mm ultra-wide angle Leica DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens.
  • 3.0-inch 460k-dot LCD.
  • image stabilization on lens ( OIS ).
  • Nano Surface Coating to minimize internal reflections.
  • 895mAh proprietary lithium-ion battery.
  • ISO 100 -16400 , Auto ISO.
  • Creative Control picture effects and Photo Style color modes.
  • Social Media Connection, upload videos & pictures to social network.