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[Exclusive Video] Hands-On with the Panasonic Lumix 101P

Authored by: Steven Blum — Sep 29, 2011

Finally, someone has released an Android phone with a decent camera. It's called the Limux 101P and it looks awesome. Click on to see an exlcusive hands-on video of the phone and hear more about its specs. 

This camera phone hybrid is going to pack a 13.2 MP CMOS Lumix sensor – if you know cameras, you know that the image sensors made by Lumix are top-of-the-line. It's also going to have a 4-inch QHD LCD screen with 960×540 resolution and a 1Ghz TI OMAP 4430 dual-core processor. As if you needed two more reasons, it'll also be waterproof and NFC-ready.

Here's the full list of specs:

  • Android 2.3
  • 4-inch QHD LCD screen with a resolution of 960 × 540
  • 13.2 MP CMOS sensor with Lumix "Mobile Venus Engine"
  • Waterproof Housing (IPX5 / 7)
  • TI OMAP4430 dual-core processor at 1GHz
  • microSDHC slot
  • IEEE802.11b/g/n Wifi
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Infrared connection
  • E-wallet function
  • Digital TV Tuner
  • W-CDMA, GSM
  • Dimensions: 64 × 123 × 9.8mm
  • Weight: 128g

Could this be the future of smartphone cameras? Hopefully! Check out the two videos below for a look at the phone in action:

The bad news? The phone is currently only available in Japan.

Source: Gizmodo

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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