Panasonic has announced its new compact LUMIX LX5 Digital Camera on the market. The new LX5 features a 3-inch LED Backlight LCD Display, there is a 10.1-megapixel CCD Sensor, improved dynamic range, a thicker grip for easy hold and a newly-incorporated turn-and-push jog dial, upgraded Venus Engine FHD and can record HD 720p movie in AVCHD Lite format. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX5 has a F2.0 LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 24mm wide-angle and a 3.8x optical zoom.
Other notable specifications of the LUMIX LX5 includes iA (Intelligent Auto) , POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), Face Detection, and Intelligent Scene Selector, which automatically switches between Normal, Portrait, Macro, Scenery, and Low Light modes according to the situation to optimize visual quality while the Intelligent Exposure also optimises the exposure to prevent over/under exposure part from occurring. The Panasonic LUMIX LX5 should be available at the end of August in the colors of Black and White for a price of $499.95.