Class03_Web_Assignment - replacing dedicated camcorders and...

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The Panasonic DMC-FZ35 was introduced in July 2009 as Panasonic's top-end bridge camera. It featured 12.1 Megapixels (MP), an 18x optical zoom lens, and 720p HD video. It was discontinued in July 2010, shortly before Panasonic announced the release of the DMC-FZ100, which is the replacement model. The DMC-FZ100 improves upon the DMC-FZ35 in several ways. Specifically, it adds 2MP, 6x more optical zoom, and 1080p video, amongst a host of other minor improvements. Annual replacement models are nearly a necessity in order to keep up with the competition and the ever-evolving market. For example, compact cameras are quickly
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Unformatted text preview: replacing dedicated camcorders and thus customers are seeking cameras with the best possible video. For many, 720p is no longer good enough and thus most new models now offer 1080p video. Although people don't need more MP, as virtually no one is printing posters, the concept of more/bigger is better is prominent in America and thus, camera manufacturers continue to offer more MP each year in order to encourage customers to purchase new models. In other words, Panasonic discontinued the old model in order to remain competitive and meet the demands of the market....
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course BUSA 131 taught by Professor Mcenroe,celia during the Summer '11 term at Northampton Community College.

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