BenQ Europe announces the DC E510 and DC E520 digital camera

BenQ Europe announces two new digital cameras, the DC E510 and the DC E520. Both cameras feature a 5 Mp CCD, and an LTPS touch screen with an innovative “tap to enlarge” function.

This function allows users to easily zoom in on specific parts of the photo providing a clearer view with a simple tap of the finger. The BenQ DC E510 comes with an 2 inch LCD and the DC E520, although being the smaller of the two, comes with an 2.5 inch LCD...

PRESS SUMMARY

BenQ Europe digital camerasEurope, May 31, 2005 – BenQ has released a digital camera aimed at users that require both quality and fun in one package. The DC E510 features a 5 megapixel CCD sensor, 3x optical zoom, and an oversized 2” LTPS touch screen with innovative “tap to enlarge” and creative photo frame and stamp options.

“The DC E510 adds a dimension of fun to BenQ's digital camera line,” commented Peter Chen, BenQ Vice-President and Digital Media Business Group General Manager. “The DC E510 lets you take quality photos, add your own personal flourishes and transfer or print them out easily.”

Enhanced Photo Quality
The DC E510 is outfitted with a Pentax SMC lens featuring super multi-coating lens technology which offers enhanced sharpness and color presentation. The DC E510 features 5 megapixel CCD with 3x optical zoom.

Pioneering Creative Functionality
BenQ pioneers its “tap to enlarge” function on the DC E510. After taking a photo, the “tap to enlarge” function allows users to easily zoom in on specific parts of the photo providing a clearer view with a simple tap of the finger. The function allows users to check specific details before uploading them to a computer and viewing it on a monitor.

BenQ DC E510 Specifications

Image pixels 6.0 megapixels (interpolated)
Effective Pixels 5.0 megapixels effective CCD
Lens Focus Length: F=5.8~17.4mm
Lens aperture F2.6 / F4.8
Focusing Range Macro: 6 cm
Normal: 30 cm to infinity
Digital Zoom 4x
Optical Zoom 3x
Flash Auto /Forced /Flash off /Red-eye reduction /Night Scene 0.5m ~ 2.7m
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Incandescent/Fluorescent 1/ Fluorescent 2 / Cloudy / Manual
Movie Mode AVI 320x240 pixels, Continuous recording
Storage Built-in 16mb / SD card compatible
Power Source Lithium-ion battery (via AC adaptor or USB)
LCD 2.0” Color LTPS LCD, 153K colors
Weight 150 g (without battery)
Dimensions(W x H x D) 93.5 x 58 x 27.5 mm
Voice memo WAV format, 20 seconds

BenQ DC E520 Specifications

Effective Pixels 5.0 megapixels effective CCD
Lens Focus Length: F=5.8~17.4mm
Lens aperture F2.6 / F4.8
Focusing Range Macro: 6 cm
Normal: 50 cm to infinity
Digital Zoom 4x
Optical Zoom 3x
Shutter Speed Up to 1/2000 sec
Flash Auto / Forced flash / Red-eye reduction / Flash off / Slow Sync 0.5m ~ 2.0m
White Balance Auto / Sunny / Cloudy / Sunset/ Tungsten / Fluorescent  
ISO Equivalent Auto / 100 / 200 / 400
Movie Mode AVI 320x240 pixels, Continuous recording
Self-Timer 10 sec / 2 sec
Storage Built-in 32mb / SD card compatible
File Format JPEG format (EXIF2.2), DCF, PictBridge
Power Source Lithium-ion battery (via AC adaptor or USB)
LCD 2.5” Color LTPS LCD, 153K colors
Weight 130 g (without battery)
Dimensions(W x H x D) 88 x 58 x 23.7 mm (slimmest at 21mm)
Voice memo WAV format, 20 seconds
Included accessories - Lithium-ion Battery
- USB Cable / AV Cable
- AC Adapter
- Conversion Adapter
- Hand strap
- User's manual
- Software CD

Additional Information: BenQ Europe digital cameras

June 4, 2005

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