Panasonic will also expand its lineup of Lumix S series compatible lenses, developing more than ten by 2020, including a 50 mm/F1.4 fixed-focus lens
, 24-105 mm standard zoom lens, and 70-200 mm telephoto zoom lens.
Especially for photography enthusiasts, they struggle between fixed-focus lens
and zoom lens.
Among the improvements over last year's model: The camera now has auto-focusing, whereas the older model had a fixed-focus lens
that didn't compensate for how far away the subject was.
Jenoptik Optics LLC produced a special-purpose, fixed-focus lens
for MiniMAX that mixes high resolution with high speed in a lightweight package.
Featuring such Peanuts cartoon characters as Snoopy, Woodstock and Charlie Brown on the packaging, the camera is preloaded with the Fujicolor 800-speed film and includes a powerful, quick flash system and a high-quality fixed-focus lens
for taking color pictures indoors or out.
Desgined by IDEO Product Development Inc., the camera features one-button operation, a timer for single delayed exposures or a series of as many images as can be held in memory, automatic exposure, fixed-focus lens
, and a soft case.
A fixed-focus lens
projects images from multiple video inputs at 30" to 100" diagonally.
Instamatics have fixed-focus lens
systems that present objects in focus between about 4 ft.
The OptiML UFL technology consists of a custom fixed-focus lens
module, a CMOS or CCD (charged-coupled device) image sensor, and a signal-processing unit.