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Minox announces the DC 7011 compact digital camera

Minox Germany announces the DC 7011, a compact entry level digital camera with a 7 megapixel image sensor and a 2.5 inch LCD monitor. Seven megapixel models seem to become the trend these days, as almost all manufacturers have recently launched one or more seven megapixel models. Until now we've seen a steady growth to 8 and 10 megapixel models and maybe the reality is sinking in, that is not what the consumers are waiting for. Or is it just the image sensor with the best price performance currently available on the market...

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Minox announces the DC 7011 compact digital camera - digital camera and photography newsA very popular compact digital camera specification which gives powerful performance at an attractive price

The MINOX DC 7011 is a great for spontaneous photography, whatever the occasion! With its very compact dimensions this new digital camera from MINOX easily goes into any pocket or handbag, and ready to use in an instant! Its features ensure excellent performance with the added convenience of fast auto-focus, a large 2.5 inch TFT monitor with low reflection for fast assessment of the image in view, as well as precise automatic exposure. With an excellent and more than acceptable resolution of 7 megapixels, the CCD sensor offers plenty of scope, particularly for detail enlargements or poster sized prints. The DC 7011 is a real convenient alternative for photographers looking for a powerful compact digital camera with a very good price to performance ratio.

The pin-sharp definition and brilliance produced by the DC 7011 is made possible by the multi-coated MINOCTAR lens. Boasting a 3x optical zoom it offers the photographer full creative freedom without having to sacrifice resolution quality. Optimally coordinated with the 7-megapixel sensor the lens will deliver images with natural color rendition in 24-bit color depth under all sorts of conditions.

The white balance of the DC 7011 makes sure of perfect exposures under changing light conditions, either automatically or by a manual adjustment.  Different flash functions and the possibility to adjust the ISO sensitivity also allow optimal adjustment of the photo to the prevailing ambient conditions. The DC 7011 can additionally be used as PC-Cam or for recording video clips. Besides the integrated slot for SD memory cards with a capacity of up to 2 gigabytes the MINOX DC 7011 has an internal memory of 16 MB. The use of the very popular AA alkaline batteries its power source makes the photographer independent when out and about and in particular, when traveling.  For fast and easy transfer of digital images to the computer the MINOX DC 7011 has a digital USB port and for direct printing there is a PictBridge port.

Included with the MINOX DC 7011 are two AA batteries, a wrist strap, a case, USB and video cable as well as a User's Manual.
February 16, 2007
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