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Panasonic Singapore launches Lumix DMC-GF2 micro four-thirds camera

SINGAPORE, 12 January 2011 – Panasonic has announced its new interchangeable lens system camera, DMC-GF2, from the LUMIX G Micro System series based on the Micro Four Thirds standard. The DMC-GF2 is smaller than its predecessor and features ease of operation while capable of capturing superb mage quality.

Available in black, silver, white, and pink, the camera is equipped with a built-in flash which adopts a new pop-up mechanism to prevent the vignette effect due to the short distance between the flash unit to the interchangeable lens. The GF2 also sports a 12.1-megapixels high speed Live MOS sensor and high performance Venus Engine FHD for high quality photo and movie recordings. Movie resolution has been upgraded to full HD 1920 x 1080 at 60i (NTSC) / 50i (PAL) in AVCHD.

Pricing and availability
The DMC-GF2 is expected to be available in Singapore from January 2011 at selected stores with a recommended retail price of:
S$1,099 (14mm Single Focal Length Lens)
S$1,299 (14mm Single Focal Length Lens and 14 – 42mm kit lens)

Accessories include:
– Live View Finder: DMW-LVF1
– External Flash: DMW-FL220 (GN22) / DMW-FL360 (GN36) / DMW-FL500 (GN50)
– PL Filter: (Diameter varies depending on the lens to attach)
– ND Filter: (Diameter varies depending on the lens to attach)
– MC Protector: (Diameter varies depending on the lens to attach)
– Mount Adaptor: DMW-MA1, DMW-MA2M, DMW-MA3R
– Battery Pack: DMW-BLD10
– AC Adaptor: DMW-AC8
– DC Coupler: DMW-DCC9
– Leather Lens Case (for GF2 with 14 mm lens): DMW-CGK1 NEW
– Leather Lens Case (for GF2 with 14-42 mm lens): DMW-CGK2 NEW
– Leather Body Case: DMW-CGK3
– Soft Bag: DMW-CZ18, BAG1, DMW-BAL1
– Shoulder Strap: DMW-SSTG1 / SSTG2 / SSTG3 / SSTG5 / SSTL1
– Long Shoulder Strap: SSTG6
– HDMI mini Cable: RP-CDHM15, RP-CDHM30

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