|New Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1. Image: electronista.com|
Panasonic, a Japanese electronics giant that we are familiar with their wide range products such as home appliances, LED TVs, digital cameras, and other high-tech products apparently tempted to enter the market of smartphones. Though Panasonic ever fails to grab the market with Eluga smartphones. But now, Panasonic re-try with more sophisticated products, the Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1. Panasonic surprised the gathered press at Photokina press conference by revealing the Lumix DMC-CM1. Would you also be surprised if you see the physical shape and real feaaturs of this hybrid smartphone?
The Lumix DMC-CM1 camera-phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. Although Panasonic CM1 has been equipped with a variety of advanced features, the main attraction of this phone is the camera. Not surprisingly, the Lumix Smart Camera CM1 could become a major competitor of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom which has been circulating in various electronic stores.
Panasonic Lumix CM1 is basically a compact camera that is equipped with a sensor size of 1 inch and has a function as a smartphone. The Lumix CM1 camera is equipped with a measuring sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels, which combined with Leica lens with an aperture of f / 2.8 at the back of the phone. If you look at the first glance, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is more akin to a thin camera rather than a smartphone. If you carry this gadget, then your friends will surely be curious to take a closer look at the Panasonic Lumix CM1.
Key Specifications of Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1:
Size: 135.4 x 68 x 21.1mm
Display: 4.7-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Camera: 20-megapixel, MOS Sensor, F2.8 / 28mm Leica DC, 4K video
Camera Processor: Venus Engine
Processor: Qualcomm MSM8974AB 2.3GHz Quad–Core
Connectivity: 3G, 4G LTE (Cat4), GSM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS
Internal Storage: 16GB, microSD slot for 128GB more
In addition to functioning as a smartphone and can be maximized to create brilliant pictures, then you will be surprised with video capabilities on this Lumix CM1. You could make a movie or a video clip with the very latest high resolution, namely 4K video at the speed of 15fps. If required, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is also capable of recording full HD 1080p video at 30fps. It is remarkable, you’ve got two high resolution options.
In its functionality as a smartphone, you will be fascinated with this Panasonic Lumix CM1. This hybrid smartphone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset 801, which carry the quad-core processor speed of 2.3 GHz Krait 400. And also combined with 2GB of RAM memory, graphics processor and is supported by a highly qualified Adreaon 330, and 16GB of storage. Snapping a lot of pictures or shooting 4K video you’ll be glad of the microSD card support.
For connectivity, you do not need to worry, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 supports 4G LTE networks. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 128GB (via microSD card). To accompany you in various activities, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM is powered by 2600mAh battery. It seems you have to carry a large capacity Powerbank in any of your activities, so you do not lack power, especially if you are active to take pictures, make videos, coupled with the thrill you to surf the Internet, or see important news on famous sites . Not to mention if you maximize the Lumix DMC-CM1 is to talk with Line, WhatsApp or BlackBerry Messenger with friends, family or your BBM Group.
You will also be comfortable with the Lumix CM1 screen on this, because Panasonic Lumix CM1 equip with a screen measuring 4.7 inches with full HD resolution, so you enjoy the sharpness of the screen at a density of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
You can casually reply to any important incoming messages on this smartphone, or when you play a video, and make edits on your photos. For your information, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is supported by comprehensive connectivity, which is 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC. With all the facilities that you are free to send or exchange variety of important data, pictures or videos, as per your requirements.
You will also be comfortable with the Lumix CM1 screen on this, because Panasonic Lumix CM1 equip with a screen measuring 4.7 inches with full HD resolution, so you enjoy the sharpness of the screen at a density of 1920 x 1080 pixels. You can casually reply to any important incoming messages on this smartphone, or when you play a video, and make edits on your photos.
For your information, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is supported by comprehensive connectivity, which is 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC. With all the facilities that you are free to send or exchange variety of important data, pictures or videos, as per your requirements. Even if you are very curious, and eager to have a smartphone camera, you will be able to buy it in November 2014 at a price of US$ 1,163. If you do not need 4K resolution, you can choose Samsung Galaxy K Zoom or Oppo N1.