Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Monday it will begin marketing two high-speed digital still cameras on Oct. 27, the first products under an alliance with Leica Camera AG of Germany.

The Lumix DMC-LC5 is equipped with Leica’s DC Vario-Summicron lens and can shoot up to eight frames per second. The DMC-F7, with Leica’s DC Vario-Elmarit lens, can take up to five frames per second.

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