Lumix ZS20 and ZS15 (Black and Silver)
At 11 inches deep, the Panasonic Lumix ZS20 is the thinnest digital camera with 20x zoom. Key features include: 3-inch-diagonal touchscreen, 14-megapixel CMOS sensor, 3D still-image capture, two types of noise reduction, GPS, 120-frames-per-second autofocus system, 10-fps burst mode at full resolution, HDR mode, 1080p AVCHD video (60 fps), 1080p MP4 (30 fps), and stereo microphone.
Target retail price: $350
The Panasonic Lumix ZS15 is just the little brother with 16x optical zoom instead of 20 and 12mp CMOS sensor instead of 14mp. There is no GPS and no touchscreen for the Lumix ZS15. The video capture is the same as th ZS20.
Target retail price $280
Lumix TS4 and TS20
The Panasonic Lumix TS4 is their durable premium camera. It's the perfect camera for campers and hikers. Key features of this camera include: 12-megapixel CCD sensor, 4.6X-optical-zoom, waterproof down to 40 feet underwater, drop proof, freeze proof, dust proof, internal barometer, internal altimeter, internal compass, 1920-by-1080-pixel video, and panorama mode.
Target Price: $400
The Panasonic Lumix TS20 is another ultraportable, ultradurable camera that is targeted toward the entry level users. It's reported that the TS20 less durable than the TS4. It is still waterproof, drop proof, and dust proof. It has a 4X-optical-zoom and video capture maxes at 720p. It doesn't have the instrument feature as the TS4.
Target Price: $180
Overview: Panasonic has always been one of the companies that listen to what consumers need. People are out an about these days and they want their devices small, powerful, and durable. These four camera shows that Panasonic knows the demands and needs of users like us. The ZS series is small but packed with powerful tools that professional photographers use. With the TS series, Panasonic gave the outdoorsman a powerful, yet extremely durable camera to capture those priceless photos. I hope we see more of these innovative products from Panasonic.
Release Date: Look for these awesome camera in March of 2012.