Panasonic announce the DMC-FZ30

Panasonic has announced the new DMC-FZ30, which features an 8-megapixel and 12x optical zoom (equivalent to 35mm to 420mm). Equipped with both automatic and manual controls the DMC-FZ30 incorporates Panasonic’s MEGA Optical Image Stabilization. The DMC-FZ30 also features a 2.5" color LCD, a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit Lens and should be available this September for an MSRP of $699.95.