Panasonic announces the LUMIX SZ5 with Wi-Fi technology

The Panasonic LUMIX SZ5 is the latest compact to feature Wi-Fi connectivity for sharing images

Panasonic LUMIX SZ5
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With the continued rise of online blogging and social media networking, Panasonic's LUMIX SZ5 is the latest compact to support Wi-Fi connectivity. Designed to make it easier than ever before to post images or videos online, the SZ5 features a 14megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom and a 25mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMER lens.

The LUMIX SZ5 is the perfect partner for your smartphone and can be wirelessly linked, transforming your smartphone's screen into a real-time viewfinder.  By accessing the Remote Live View feature on your smartphone you can control the camera's zoom and shutter directly from your device, allowing you to easily capture shots from above your head and below your feet, self-portraits and group shots.  You can also use your smartphone to playback and edit the images from your camera, and share them with your friends and online social media platforms such as Facebook, Picasa, Flickr, YouTube and Twitter.

With a 14-megapixel sensor, a 10x optical zoom, and a 25mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMER lens, the LUMIX SZ5 provides the functionality to create beautiful images, wherever you are. Alongside the remote smartphone operation possibilities, the LUMIX SZ5 also features a wide range of other modes and functionalities to boost the creativity of your photos and give them your own personal touch.

The SZ5's Live View feature opens up an entirely new world of photographic options and angles to shoot from.  The wide connectivity options mean it's easy to view your images and videos on your smartphone or VIERA TV, or upload them to image and video sharing as well as other social networks. Packed full of features and modes designed to boost the creativity of your daily photography, the LUMIX SZ5 is an option for fun, everyday photography.

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