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New Olympus µ 1060 offers microSD support

Olympus announces the µ 1060 digital camera, featuring the world's smallest straight-type 7x optical zoom lens. The camera is equipped with a 10.1 megapixel CCD, a 3-inch LCD monitor and a new Intelligent Auto function that applies optimum camera settings based on the scene. Another novelty is Olympus' first small step to support (micro)SD memory cards through a special xD adapter. Until now, only Fujifilm offered support for SD cards to complement their proprietary xD-cards. For now, the Olympus 1060 will not be announced in the US...

PRESS SUMMARY

All about the new Olympus µ 1060 digital cameraThe World's Smallest Straight-Type *1) 7X Optical Zoom Lens

The µ 1060 is a slim compact digital camera with a 7x optical zoom lens, a 10.1-megapixel *2) CCD, and a new Intelligent Auto function that automatically applies optimum camera settings based on scene content.


Olympus µ 1060 main features:

• Optical 7x zoom
• Intelligent Auto (with Face Detection and SAT)
• 3.0-inch HyperCrystal LCD monitor
• DUAL IS and illuminated buttons


Box Content:

• Lithium Ion Battery: Li-42B
• Lithium Ion battery charger: Li-40C
• AV cable / USB cable
• OLYMPUS Master 2 software CD-ROM
• Camera case & strap
• MicroSD attachment: MASD-1


And more…

• Pre-capture movie function to ensure fewer missed shots
• In-camera panorama image compositing with on-screen guide for camera movement
• Stylish 3D GUI
• Color Universal Design authentication for easy visibilities
• Micro SD memory card recording and playback supported via MASD-1 Micro SD adapter (included)

*1 Among compact digital cameras with straight-type zoom lens unite, as of August, 2008
*2 Effective pixels

Additional information: All about the new Olympus µ 1060 digital camera
August 24, 2008
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