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The Contax SL-300RT has its body dressed in leather

Contax introduces its version of the Kyocera SL300R.The specs of the Contax SL300 are identical, a 3x optical zoom lens developed by Carl Zeiss, and adoption of Kyocera's image processing system ''RTUNE'' also enables full-memory, consecutive shooting at around 3.5 frames/second and fine color gradation with a reduction in noise...

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Contax SL-300RT details & featuresThe CONTAX SL300R T* is equipped with the ''Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 5.8-17.4mm F2.8-4.7,''( *1) a 3x optical zoom lens developed by Carl Zeiss, and provides clear image thanks to the T* coating applied to the lens surface.

The adoption of Kyocerafs proprietary image processing system ''RTUNE'' also enables full-memory, consecutive shooting at around 3.5 frames/second and fine color gradation with a reduction in noise.

The 16-mm-thick full-flat body makes the camera highly portable when not in use. Rotating the lens section for shooting offers free choice of camera angles and easy framing.

The magnesium die-cast body also features easy-to-hold genuine leather coverings on the front casing. A filter can be attached by using the special hood and adapter on the front of the lens.
(*1) Equivalent to around 38-115mm on a 35-mm camera.

Carl Zeiss T* Lens T* lenses are the finest lenses in the world. The SL300R T* features a Vario Sonnar f/2.8-4.7 zoom lens with anti-reflective T* coating that delivers higher contrast, deeper saturation, more shadow detail and cleaner, crisper colors.

Exclusive RTUNE™ Image Processing Faster start-up. Faster shutter response. Faster shot-to-shot times. And continuous shooting at 3.5 pictures per second until the card is full (using an optional high-speed SD card). All in addition to delivering photographs with balanced, accurate colors. Better contrast and detail. And virtually no picture noise. To see how our revolutionary imaging system ensures you'll never miss a moment click here. (QuickTime, 6 MB)

Ultra-Compact, Stylish Design Twist it open to get the shot, then twist it closed and slide it right back into your pocket. Or shoot low angles, high angles or self-portraits with ease.

Functional Elegance Exclusive magnesium alloy exterior features a rich leather facing that's both stylish and comfortable.

Versatile Zoom The Vario Sonnar T* lens is part of a versatile 3x optical/6x total zoom system that gets you close to delivering the best shot possible.

1.5" DayFine™ LCD An exclusive DayFine™ display/viewfinder makes it easy to shoot and review your images in even the brightest sunlight.

3.2 Megapixel CCD Turn your favorite shots into big prints 8" x 10" and larger.

30 fps Movies With Sound Our revolutionary RTUNE™ technology also lets you shoot longer, higher-quality movies, limited in length only by the size of your media card.

Additional information: Contax SL-300RT details & features
March 1, 2004
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