Other than the compact yet advanced Lumiz LX7, Panasonic also brings the compact Lumix DMC-SZ5 digital camera with stylish design and rich connectivity options. The SZ5 sports a 14 Megapixel image sensor, Venus Engine and a 3-inch LCD display, and Panasonic managed to pack a 25mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMER lens with 10x optical zoom to the SZ5′s compact body.
The main feature of the Lumix SZ5 is its connectivity options, including WiFi, DLNA and smartphone compatibility. With WiFi and DLNA connectivity, users can transfer images/videos to other devices or computers easily, and stream and share images and videos with DLNA-enabled devices such as Panasonic’s Smart Viera HDTVs, both wirelessly. Using the LUMIX LINK app, you do Live View and control the zoom and shutter of the camera directly from your Android or iOS device. You can even use the app to edit images and tag images by using the the GPS function of a smartphone. The Lumix LINK app also lets users upload and share images/videos to social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.
The Lumix SZ5 supports 720p HD video recording. It includes Intelligent Auto (iA) mode, Miniature Effect, Panorama Shot and Auto Retouch functions as well.