Panasonic are definitely a player in the digital camera game and with their latest point and shoot camera offering the highest Zoom range in its category, they could become a problem for the likes of Canon, Nikon and Sony. The Lumix DMC- FZ270 features a 161.1MP sensor and 20mm lens which can deliver a 60x zoom. Jheez can you say close up? Other features include a variable aperture of F2.8-5.9, HD video recording, a powered optical image stabilize system and a Dolby certified microphone with built in noise preventer. This badboy is going to be on the market in September we will bring you the release date when we have it.