Panasonic claims its new Lumix DMC-LF1 is u2018perfect for enthusiastsu2019, armed with features such as an ISO of 80-12,800, an f/2 wideangle zoom and a built-in EVF.

Due out in mid-June, priced £379, the LF1 sports a 28-200mm Leica DC Vario-Summicron zoom and a 12.1-million-pixel imaging sensor.

Features will also include a 3in LCD screen – in addition to a 0.2in EVF (with a reported 200,000-dot resolution) – Full HD movie recording, and a claimed 10-frames-per-second burst mode.

The LF1 also incorporates a composition guide to help the framing of subjects.

These include Rule of Thirds Offset, Diagonal Lines, Tunnel, Radiation 1, Radiation 2 and S-Shape.

Armoury also includes built-in NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity, plus creative control and creative retouch options that boast 15 filter effects.