This morning, Panasonic held an event announcing its Fall 2010 collection of cameras including the Lumix DMC-LX5, FZ100, FZ40, FT10, FX700 and FX75. The manufacturer also showcased the HDC-SDT750 that claims to be the world’s first Full HD 3D camcorder.
Chung Zi’ang, Marketing Executive, Video Section, Audio Visual Department for Panasonic Singapore, introduced the new digital cameras and the features.
The Japanese showcased the new Lumix cameras. From the pic, you can see the HM-TA1 on the extreme left that resembles the Flip MinoHD camcorder, but slightly bigger in size and you can access the various settings. The DMC-LX5 is at the top, the new model succeeding the LX3, and followed by the FZ40 (on the right) and FZ75 compact camera.
The HDC-SDT750 is Panasonic’s first 3D consumer camcorder, and you need the 3D conversion lens attachment to capture in 3D. If you purchase the camcorder, the attachments is bundled with it.
As you can see, the 3D conversion lens attachment has two lens that can record simultaneously to give a 3D display. According to Panasonic, while the HDC-SDT750 is capable of capturing at Full HD (1920×1080), once you put on the 3D lens attachment, it will only be able to record 3D at 960×540 resolution. Recording time for 3D video is approximately one hour on an 8GB memory card.