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Konica Minolta announces the 5 megapixel DiMAGE E500 digital camera

Konica Minolta announces the 5 Megapixel DiMAGE E500 digital camera. Where and how this camera fits in the Konica Minolta product line is unclear, as the E500 resembles in many aspects the DiMAGE E50 which was announced in Europe in January of this year. The new E500 has marginally larger dimensions although it features an LCD of only 2.0 inches, whereas the E50 features a full 2.5" inch LCD. It looks like the E500 is going to be a US only product, or the E50 is going to be discontinued...
 Konica Minolta announces the 5 megapixel DiMAGE E500 digital camera - digital camera and photography newsA very affordable and very uncomplicated 5-megapixel digital camera

Overview

Small enough for photographers to take anywhere and stylish enough to show everyone, the DiMAGE E500 provides photographers with unparalleled value in a 5-megapixel digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens.

Features

2.0-inch LCD
The E500 possess a large high-resolution 2 inch LCD monitor allowing for excellent viewing of picture compositions during shooting, utilizing the camera's menu options, or playing back already recorded images.

5.0 megapixels
The camera's 5.0 megapixels create detailed, high-resolution images.

12MB Internal Memory
12MB of internal memory, so users can shoot photos without an SD Memory Card or continue shooting even after your memory card is full. This internal memory system also lets users keep and carry their favorite images with them anytime, anywhere.

3x Optical Zoom Lens
The DiMAGE G500 contains a high-quality 3X aspheric optical zoom lens

Direct Camera-to-Printer Prints
Connect the E500 directly to any PictBridge* compatible printer using a USB cable for easy, on-the-spot digital printing without using a PC.
May 10, 2005
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