LUMIX DMC-GH2 and LUMIX DMC-FT3 take home prestigious TIPA Awards

Panasonic Australia is proud to announce that the company has been awarded the prestigious TIPA ‘Best Compact System Camera Expert’ Award for its new LUMIX DMC-GH2 digital interchangeable lens camera system as well as the ‘Best Rugged Compact Camera’ Award for the popular DMC- FT3.

According to a spokesperson for the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) jury: “The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH2 is a true ‘hybrid’ photo and video camera, where video is no longer just an additional function. The DMC-GH2 features Full HD 1920×1080 60i (NTSC) / 50i (PAL), smooth, high quality video recording with 60p (NTSC) / 50p (PAL) output in addition to high quality photo – a world first for cameras in this category.”

The jury also praised the LUMIX DMC-FT3 for its innovative design and features which make it ideal for outdoor use – being waterproof to 12m, shockproof to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees Celcius and dustproof.

The 2011 TIPA awards were held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 9 April, 2011.

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