Alongside the new FZ150 super-zoom model, Panasonic today unveils another compact digital camera called Lumix FX90, which offers a very interesting feature, it has built-in Wi-Fi and connect to iPhone and Android smartphones for transferring images.
The pocket-friendly DMC-FX90 is armed with a 12.1-megapixel Hi-Speed CCD sensor capable of 1920 x 1080 60i video recording in the AVCHD format. It also has wide-angle 24-120mm Leica lens complete with a 5x optical zoom (available also in video recording), a 3-inch (460k-dot) LCD touchscreen, allowing Touch AF, Touch Zoom or Touch Shutter. The camera also has built-in flash, Sonic Speed AF, MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) Active Mode, Motion Deblur, Face Recognition / Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector for best setting based on the shooting environment and more.
The camera has a special, dedicated Wi-Fi button which allows you to switch the connectivity on and to upload photos and video to Facebook,YouTube, Flickr, and Picassa. Panasonic also has introduced LUMIX CLUB, a cloud-based service that is accessible via a smartphone and a computer browser, and allows consumers to upload photos taken with the new LUMIX FX90 and share them with social networks. There’s and completely free app called LUMIX LINK for iPhone and AndroidOS smartphones that will allow you transfer photos to your phone.
The price and availability of the LUMIX FX90 will be announced approximately 30 days prior to shipping.