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Konica Minolta Dimage X31 digital camera
Dimage X31
at a glance
2048 x 1536
3x optical zoom
1.5" lcd viewer
SD / MMC
2 AA batteries
Konica Minolta Dimage X31 review summary
camera date Jun 04  out of production
pixels / class 3.3M  compact digital camera
overall rating average it its class overall camera rating  2 reviews
image quality average it its class image quality rating  
ease of use average it its class usability rating  
camera body average it its class camera body rating  no viewfinder
digital features average it its class digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls poor photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography recreational
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Konica Minolta Dimage X31 specifications
lens / zoom  36 mm - 108 mm (3x) (dig: 4x)
focus / macro  auto / 10 cm
metering mode  256 multi-segment
aperture  auto / F2.8 W / F3.7 T
white balance  auto | manual - 4 presets
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/500s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 5 modes / 0.2 m - 3.6 m
viewfinder  lcd viewer
iso ratings  50 - 200
image size  2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1280x960 / 640x480
image format  jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  fine / standard / economy
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s
video options  Qt m-jpeg 320x240 / 160x120 (15fps) - 15s
audio options  audio recording / voice memo (mono)
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC/PAL)
storage  SD / MMC
platform  Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP, Mac OS OS 9.0 - 9.2.2, OS X 10.1.3 - 10.1.5, 10.2.1 - 10.2.8 and 10.3 - 10.3.1
extra features  PictBridge compatible
Konica Minolta Dimage X31 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
16Aug04 Minolta Dimage X31 review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
07Sep04 Minolta Dimage X31 review by Imaging-resource
News, guides, hints & tips
27Jun04 Konica Minoilta press summary
Forum discussions
imaging-resource.com  Minolta Forum
steves-digicams.com Minolta Talk
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Konica Minolta Dimage X31 announcement clippings


DiMAGE X31 comes in a compact, 24.5 mm thick body, which weighs as little as 115 grams, fitting into your jacket or shirt pocket to follow you wherever you go. Slim and light, it sports high style. Innovative folded optics technology provides a non-protruding lens, so the DiMAGE X31 remains flat when the zoom lens is activated, keeping even your camera-shy subjects at ease while capturing their truly natural look. You can also use the 4X digital zoom in combination with the 3X optical zoom to take shots at up to 12X total zoom.

Turn on DiMAGE X31, and the camera is standing by instantaneously, approx. 1.0 sec.-one of the fastest in 3-megapixel digital cameras. With only a 0.1 sec. shutter release time lag, you'll never miss a photo opportunity.

The GUI (Graphic User Interface) icon-based menu has a launcher type quick-reference control panel, bringing users intuitively simple operation. When users get the urge, or the inspiration, to take those all-important impulse shots, the DiMAGE X31 delivers an easy-to-use snapshot experience in fashionable style.
And, there's no waiting. The independent playback button lets you preview your shots instantly. As easy to use as it looks, the DiMAGE X31 takes users quickly and easily to a wealth of fun picture-taking functions with just a few buttons.

You'll have even more with versatile image editing functions for adding frames (Framing features) or combining two photos (Side by Side). And, for even greater creativity, XR (Extended Recording) movie lets you record movie clips up to the duration of your card's remaining storage capacity.

The DiMAGE X31 offers sound basic performance, and the ability to take photos as close as 10 cm to the subject without having to switch to a separate macro mode.

With fast startup, ease of operation, and unprecedented enjoyment in a compact and stylish package, the DiMAGE X31 offers an affordable chance to jump into the exciting world of digital photography.


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