Panasonic’s LUMIX DMC-GM5 and DMC-LX100 Cameras Awarded Prestigious Global Industry Accolades


Panasonic Impresses Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) with ‘highly compact’, Micro Four-Thirds compact System camera and a ‘quality still and 4K video’ camera

Panasonic today announced that it has been awarded two prestigious 2015 TIPA awards, widely recognised as one of the most coveted photo and imaging accolades worldwide.The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM5 has been awarded ‘Best CSC Advanced’ and Panasonic’s LUMIX DMC-LX100 has come out on top as the ‘Best Photo/Video Camera Expert’


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. ”

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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. ”

Barney Sykes, Head of Imaging, Panasonic UK said, “We go to great lengths to ensure our digital cameras deliver the best photographic experiences possible. Since 2008, when we introduced the world’s first compact system camera, we’ve pushed the boundaries of interchangeable lens photography with our LUMIX G ecosystem, producing a wide range of CSC lenses to be used with lightweight and compact bodies.'

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Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.74 trillion yen (57.74 billion Euro) for the year ended March 31, 2014. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net