Panasonic released new camera-smartphone Panasonic DMC-CM1 with very professional functions. It combines camera and Android 4.4 phone with ability to setup additional applications onto it. Its MOS sensor has 1-inch size ( which is much larger, than 1/2.3 and 1/3 inch sensors, which are usually set into inexpensive cameras and smartphones ) and 20.1 MP effective resolution. It is equipped with LEICA DC ELMARIT lens without optical zoom. Camera can shoot photos in 5472 x 3648 pixels maximal resolution and save them in JPEG and RAW ( which is usually available only in professional cameras ) formats. It can record videos in 4K 3840 x 2160 15p, Full HD 1920 x 1080 30p, HD 1280 x 720 30p and VGA 640 x 480 30p modes and save them in MP4 format. Camera supports manual focus and exposure settings and 100 – 25600 ISO levels. Its main 4.7-inch TFT LCD display has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Its smartphone functions are supported by : Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor; 2 GB of RAM; 16 GB of built in storage memory ( with ability to expand to 128 GB with use of micro SD and micro SDXC flash memory cards ); micro SIM Class B / Class C cards ( with support of 4G, 3G and 2G connections ); acceleration, gyro, proximity, lighting and pressure sensors and compass; and GPS and GLONASS navigation. Camera supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections for communication with other devices and has following connectors : USB ( for data transmitting and battery recharging ), input for external stereo microphone and 3.5 mm mini-jack connector for headset. One charge of its Li-ion battery is enough for making of 300 photos. Camera sizes are : 135.4 x 68 x 21.1 mm ( height x width x depth ), weight is : 204 g. Package contains : Panasonic DMC-CM1 camera itself, Li-ion battery, recharger, headset and user’s guide.
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