Apr 10, 2015

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Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-GM5 / DMC-LX100 / DMC-FT6(TS6) Cameras Awarded Prestigious 2015 TIPA Awards


GM5(Upper left) / LX100(Lower left) / FT6(Lower right)

Osaka, Japan - 9th April 2015, Panasonic announced that it has been awarded three prestigious 2015 TIPA awards, widely recognized as one of the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide. Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-GM5 has been awarded 'Best CSC Advanced', DMC-LX100 'Best Photo/Video Camera Expert' and DMC-FT6(TS6) 'Best Rugged Camera'.

LUMIX DMC-GM5 for 'Best CSC Advanced'

Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-GM5 was named 'Best CSC Advanced' and is the perfect choice for anyone who wants their camera to complement their style whilst achieving high quality photography and videography. From designers looking for inspiration on the go, to city-breakers who want the most stylish take-anywhere camera, the LUMIX GM5 is ideal for capturing that perfect moment, wherever you are.

A TIPA jury spokesperson commented: "Measuring a mere 59.5mm high by 98.5mm wide, the 211g Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a very compact and highly portable Micro Four-Thirds CSC. The camera's Live View finder has 100% coverage and contains 1.16M RGB dots; its Digital Live View MOS Sensor deliver 16MP. For connectivity, the user can simply scan the QR code displayed on the camera monitor with a smartphone or tablet and use either as a remote controller. The camera delivers JPEG and RAW stills or AVCHD or MP4 video. It has all the standard exposure modes plus a full complement of metering patterns, plus an ISO range 0f 200-25,600 (video: ISO 200 to 3200). The impressive shutter speed range is 60 seconds to 1/16,000 of a second. "

LUMIX DMC-LX100 for 'Best Photo/Video Camera Expert'

Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-LX100, the flagship premium compact camera which combines Panasonic's state-of-the-art digital and optical technologies with advanced manual controls was named 'Best Photo/Video Camera Expert'. The camera has been engineered to help push the boundaries photographic creativity.

A TIPA jury spokesperson commented: "For enthusiasts who want both a quality still and video camera, the LX100 has a 12.8MP 4/3-inch High-Sensitivity MOS sensor, and the ability to record 4K video. The LX100 has an integral 24-75mm (equivalent) f/1.7-2.8 Leica DC Vario-Summilux lens and numerous control and exposure dials that allow for complete control over imaging, including the ability to deliver 11 frames per second full-resolution images. The video side is quite impressive, with the ability to record Full HD 1920 x 1080 AVCHD Progressive or MP4 at 60p, or 4K 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps. Panasonic has proposed what they dub "4K Photo," grabbing an 8MB still image from the 4K video footage. Other features include WiFi and NFC connectivity and RAW+JPEG format choice. "

LUMIX DMC-FT6(TS6) for 'Best Rugged Camera'

Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-FT6(TS6) is rugged design camera to withstand the use under harsh conditions integrating a 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and 28mm wide angle 4.6x optical zoom LEICA lens(35mm equivalent: 28-128mm). It also features 1920x1080 60p(NTSC)/50p(PAL) full HD video recording capability, toughness with waterproof performance to 13 m / 43 ft and pressure resistance of 100 kgf / 220 lbf and even an Wi-Fi® connectivity with NFC(Near Field Communication) technology.

A TIPA jury spokesperson commented: "Compact is the trend in rugged cameras and the Panasonic DMC-FT6(TS6) packs a lot of features into a small package. It can handle underwater depths to 43 feet (13 metres) and drops from 6.6 feet (2 metres), and still keep shooting in temperatures as low as 14F (-10C). Trail aids such as on-board GPS, barometer and altimeter are included. The camera has a 16.1MP MOS sensor and an integral 4.6X (28-128mm equivalent) Leica DC Vario-Elmar zoom. ISO range is 100-3200 with a push to 6400 available in certain modes. It can record Full HD and shoot at 10 frames per second (7 frame burst); higher bursts are available at lower image resolution. There are 14 Creative and 16 Scene modes, plus WiFi and NFC compatibility."

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