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Foxconn releases 12 megapixel DS-C350 digital camera

Just as the megapixel race seemed to be tempering off, with many camera manufacturers launching new digital cameras in the 7and 8 megapixel category, Foxconn launches the new 12 megapixel DS-C350. Taiwan-based Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturing service provider in the world, merged with Premier Image in December of last year. As the new company primarily operates as an OEM manufacturer in the digital camera market, you may soon see many DS-C350 clones from companies such as BenQ, Minox, Vivitar etc...
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SPECIFICATIONS

Model Name DS-C350
Number of Effective Pixels 12MP
Sensor Type 1/1.8" CCD
Image resolution Still (4:3):3968*2976, 3040*2280, 2016*1512, 1280*960, 640*480, Still (16:9):3968*2240, 3040*1712
LCD Display 2.5 " LTPS TFT LCD Approx. 150k Pixels
Lens Optical zoom 3X
Digital zoom for preview 1X ~ 6X
Digital zoom for playback 2X, 4X, 8X
Focal length 7.5mm (W) ~ 22.5mm (T)
35mm film equivalent 35 ~ 105 mm
Focus distance (Normal) 0.3m(W) / 0.5m(T) ~ ∞
Focus distance (Macro) 0.05m(W) / 0.3m(T) ~ ∞
Aperture range 2.8 (W) ~ 4.8 (T)
Optical Viewfinder N.A.
Shutter speed 1/2 ~ 1/1,500 sec
Metering mode Multi, Average , Spot
Exposure compensation +/- 2.0EV at 1/3 EV step
Exposure sensitivity Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400
White balance Auto, Pre-set (Incandescent, Bluish Fluorescent, Reddish Fluorescent, Daylight, Cloudy), Manual
Shooting modes Auto, Anti-shake, Panorama, Movie, User setting, Manual, Av, Tv, Program, Scene mode (Sport / Portrait / Night Scene Portrait / Night / Candle Light / Firework / Landscape / Green mode / Sunrise / Sunset / Text / Black & White / Sepia / Splash water / Flow water / Animals)
Flash Auto, Red-eye reduction, Forced flash, Suppressed flash
Self-timer 2,10,10+2 sec delay
File format Still image JPEG (DCF, EXIF 2.2, DPOF)
Movie M_JPEG
Movie resolution 640 x 480, 25 fps
Movie length Storage base
Storage Media External : SD card up to SDHC ; SDHC up to 4 GB
Internal : 32MB (26MB for storage)
Video output NTSC/ PAL selectable
Digital interface USB 2.0 high speed
Terminal Multiple Connector (for included USB & A/V cable) , Power input socket
Power source Lithium ion rechargeable battery
Dimensions ( W x H x D ) 91mm x 57mm x 27mm
Weight (without battery / SD card) 152g

Additional information: Visit the Foxconn Technology Group website
May 5, 2007
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