Amazon has the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP1 for only $79 shipped, originally priced at $149.95. In addition to the 12.1MP sensor, it features “4x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 35-140mm) and 7.8x Extra Optical Zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 273mm).” Product page. Continue reading for a quality test video.
The DMC-FP1 can record motion images in high-definition (1,280 x 720 pixels at 30 fps in Motion JPEG format). The pixel mixed readout method enables bright motion-image recording even in low-light settings.