Pentacon Rolls Out 3 New Compacts

Pentacon Cameras

Germany’s Pentacon has announced 3 new digital compact cameras: the Praktica luxmedia 12-XS, Praktica luxmedia 8403 and the Praktica DCZ 8.1.

The Praktica luxmedia 12-XS is a 12-megapixel model equipped with a 3-inch LTPS-TFT color monitor and 3x optical zoom. This camera offers different shooting modes, voice recording, video 720×400, smile detection, digital antishake, and face tracking. It has 32 MB built-in memory, and an SD Card slot.
Its Pictbridge function allows direct connection to a printer.

The Praktica luxmedia 8403 is an 8-megapixel camera offering 3x zoom, 3-inch LTPS-TFT LCD, 22 shooting modes, voice recording, face tracking, smile detection, panorama function and SDHC support.

The Praktica DCZ 8.1 also has 8 megapixels and 3x zoom, 2.7-inch LTPS-TFT monitor, 16 MB internal memory extendable with SD/SDHC card, face tracking, 15 scene modes, PASM mode and smile detection.


Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.