Panasonic announced that it will begin offering the DMC-CM1 smartphone in the United Kingdom on December 1. The Android handset features a highly capable 1” camera sensor, which is seven times larger than the typical smartphone solutions these days.
Initially, the Panasonic DMC-CM1 was going to be offered only in France and Germany. The Japanese manufacturer cites “high demand” as the reason to bring the imaging powerhouse to the UK.
Panasonic will sell the DMC-CM1 through a handful of specialty camera stores. The company is keen on marketing the device as camera with phone functionality rather than the other way around.
Official pricing for the UK is yet to be confirmed, though we are certain that the gadget won’t be cheap. It is listed for €899 in France and Germany.
Hardware highlights of Panasonic DMC-CM1 include Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, 4.7” 1080p display, 2GB of RAM, full connectivity suite, and Android 4.4 KitKat. In addition to the beefy censor, the handset’s camera packs f/2.8 Leica-branded lens and 4K video capture.
You're talking about the same sensor as used in the Sony RX100 series and the Nikon 1 series, both of which are recognized as class leading cameras that professionals regularly use to augment their heavy DSLR kits. Couple that with glass from Leica a...
what a joke !! No Xenon No OIS.. would not even bother to look at this 900$ piece of joke !!
Panasonic CM1 is trully amazing. Miles superior in quality from mobile handsets garbage. Panasonic does not need to sell mobile phones to prove their superiority. They RE NOT simple consumer electronics company thus they DONT just sell TVs,gadgets an...