BenQ introduces the DC E610 and C610 digital cameras

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BenQ introduces the DC E610 and C610 digital cameras - digital camera and photography newsBenQ today introduces two new additions to its line of digital cameras. The BenQ DC E610 and C610 are designed to appeal to a wide range of users desiring affordability, compact form factor and advanced features.

"The BenQ DC E610 and C610 are perfect options for users looking for a convenient way to enter the digital photography market," expressed Conway Lee, BenQ Digital Media Business Group General Manager, "Both cameras are compact, feature BenQ's intuitive user interface and advanced features."

In addition to its fashionable exterior with sliding front cover, the BenQ DC C610 comes with a 6.0 megapixel CCD sensor and a comfortably sized 2.0" LTPS LCD screen for playing back photos. The C610 also uses AA batteries to ensure worry-free travel and universal replaceability.

The BenQ DC E610 is a more fully featured camera with a 6.1 megapixel CCD sensor, and advanced smc PENTAX lens, 3X optical zoom, and a bright 2.4” TFT LCD screen. The top-tier PENTAX lens provides the E610 with enhanced sharpness and color presentation. It is also capable of 30 frames-per-second VGA video recording and features a shake-free option for both video and photo capture modes.

The BenQ E610 and C610 are now available in the European market.

BenQ DC C610 specifications

Image Sensor 6 Megapixels CCD
Resolution: 2816 x 2112, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
Lens Fixed Focus: F=6.95 mm (Equivalent to 42 mm)
Aperture: F3.3 Zoom Digital: 4X
LCD Display: 2” LTPS LCD / 153.6K Dot
Power Source: AA battery x 2
Storage Type Built-in 13 MB; SD Card Compatible
Focus Range Macro: 0.6 m ~ 1.0 m - Normal: 1.0 m ~ Infinity
Shutter Speed: 1/2000 ~ 2 sec
Video Mode: 320 x 240 (24 fps) pixels; M-JPEG format with sound
White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Tungsten / Fluorescent
Exposure: -2 ~ +2 EV
ISO: Auto / 50 / 100 / 200
Flash Auto / Forced flash / Flash off / Red eye reduction
Self-timer 2 / 10 / 10+2 sec.
File Format Still image: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF
Interface Digital out: USB 1.1
Dimensions / Weight: 89 x 54.5 x 24 mm / 85 g (without battery)

BenQ DC E610 specifications

Image Sensor: 1/2.5-inch CCD - 6.1 Megapixels
2816 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
LCD Display: 2.4" TFT LCD
Lens: f = 5.8 - 17.4 mm (35 mm - 105 mm; 35 mm Equiv.)
Range: Macro: 6 cm, Normal: 40 cm ~ infinity
Shutter Mechanical shutter: Up to 1/2000 sec.
Modes: Auto/Manual/Portrait/Landscape/Night/Sport/Backlight
Flash Modes: Auto/Forced flash/Red-eye/Flash off/Slow Sync
Flash Range: 0.5 ~ 2.0m
Self-timer: 10 sec, 2 sec
Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV (1/3 EV/step)
ISO: Auto/80/160/320/400
White Balance: Auto/Sunny/Cloudy/Tungsten/Fluorescent
File Format Still Image: JPEG format (EXIF2.2), DCF
Movie Clips: AVI (Motion JPEG) format with Continuous recording.
Movie Size: 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 128 pixels (30 fps)
Storage Built-in memory: 18MB/SD memory card compatible.
Image Play: Single image/AVI play/Thumbnails/Slide show
Interface Digital output: USB 2.0 high-speed compatible
Audio/Video output (NTSC/PAL)
Power Source Rechargeable Lion battery (1230mAh)/AC adapter
Dimensions (W x H x D): 89 x 58.5 x 23.7 mm
Weight Approx. 135+/-10 g (w/o battery, SD memory card)

January 22, 2007

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